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Casey’s Photo Tips

Spring time is the perfect time for photography; that’s why it’s essential for new and even experienced photographers to know how to set up a composition. Shooting in low light situations can be a challenge, but, rest assured, with a little practice your shots will turn out great. In the last issue, I covered the… Keep Reading

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Put Thundercat and Sun Ra in your music blender

Thundercat bass player/song writer/singer from L.A. mixing funk, hip-hop and jazz all together in a psychedelic blender. I’ve been pretty fascinated with Thundercat ever since I saw him play “Them Changes” on the former Comedy Central show, “Why with Hannibal Buress.” In my opinion, Bruner is the best bass guitar player out there right now;… Keep Reading

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Columns/Movies

“Logan” slashes through stereotypes

“Logan” opens in the darkest reaches of the “X-Men” universe. A broken and defeated Wolverine, drunk on liquor and the paralysis of his past, is the hero we’re introduced to. Not the typical superhero greeting, no, but “Logan” is the opposite of what superhero films have become today. Big on spectacle and faded on emotion,… Keep Reading

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Streaming on a budget

Getting the most bang for your buck There used to be a time when we had to sit around waiting for our favorite shows. Not now. Viewers can find anything they want to watch with a flick of a switch. The Internet fueled companies to create an alternative to what the cable companies were offering.… Keep Reading

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Ty Segall and The Sonics The point of this column is to discuss a recent music release or show, and then look for something similar or related to recommend. This week’s column focuses on Ty Segall’s music style.   Ty Segall – Ty Segall Ty Segall’s new self-titled album is out. Ty is an experimental… Keep Reading

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Casey's Photo Tips/Columns

Casey’s Photo Tips

The basics A picture can tell a thousand words without speaking one. That’s why it’s important to take note of good habits that make for better pictures. The first concept to grasp is to know how take a photo using manual mode. Instead of letting the camera make all the decisions for you, this gives… Keep Reading

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Music Notes

Foxygen, Getting into Beefheart The point of this column is to talk about a recent release, or show, and then look for something similar or related in history to recommend. There is a lot of really good music that people don’t know about, really important stuff I probably still don’t even know about, but I… Keep Reading

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HBO’s Westworld: more than just guns, sex and cowboys?

Now five episodes into the first season of HBO’s new series, Westworld, plotline development has finally started to pick up the pace. Based on the 1973 film written by Michael Crichton, the story of “Westworld” revolves around a future reality where artificial intelligence has been nearly perfected. For $40,000 a day, “guests” are invited to… Keep Reading

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