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Friday, September 4, 201509/04/2015

Wine Snob: Last Blast At Captain Jack’s

In Podcasts

And this time we didn’t really drink any Sauvignon blanc.

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Friday, September 4, 201509/04/2015

Required Rock Reading List: Charles Shaar Murray ‘Crosstown Traffic’

In Podcasts

Dr. Steve Waksman, the Dr. of Rock, from Smith College with a look at a meta-biography of Jimi Hendrix.

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Thursday, September 3, 201509/03/2015

Required Rock Reading List: The Works of Ellen Willis

In Podcasts

An early rock writer finally getting her due? Dr. Steve Waksman, Smith College’s Dr. of Rock, on one of the…


Thursday, September 3, 201509/03/2015

Required Rock Reading List: Greil Marcus ‘Mystery Train’

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Dr. Steve Waksman, Smith College’s Dr. of Rock, on one of the first and most important rock history books of…


Friday, August 28, 201508/28/2015

Wine Snob: Yo ho ho & a bottle of rum

In Podcasts

Goslings and Kirk & Sweeney and Dark & Stormy and black mojitos!

Steve Westfield and Beige doing Sound of Music. Photo: Dave Madeloni

Thursday, August 27, 201508/27/2015

Transperformance 2015: A Look At The Movies

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The Northampton Arts Council’s annual event was (in movie reviewing terminology) a ‘Tour de Force’. And somehow, the Gazette skipped…


Wednesday, August 26, 201508/26/2015

Stop Looking at This On Your Phone (If You’re Driving)!

In Podcasts

Amanda Drane from The Valley Advocate on the staggering statistics on texting related traffic deaths.

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Wednesday, August 26, 201508/26/2015

Word Nerd: And Her Prodigy Progeny

In Podcasts

Young Theo, Emily Brewster,┬áResident Wordster from Merriam-Webster’s offspring, comes up with his own words. Will they get in the dictionary?


Tuesday, August 25, 201508/25/2015

Oud Morning, East Jerusalem!

In Podcasts

Communications director for Connecticut’s Secretary of State,┬áradio producer, and Valley resident, Av Harris, took his daughters to a restaurant in…


Tuesday, August 25, 201508/25/2015

Heavy Petting: RIP Uggie

In Podcasts

Dr. Steve, from the Sunderland Animal Hospital, says farewell to the famous doggie actor from The Artist.

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in Viral Videos

WATCH: Daisy drives Oliver


You've heard of "Driving Miss Daisy." Well, this is a little different.

in Music

Grateful Dead, John Mayer giving away 10K tickets


The veteran band and Mayer, who joined forces for the supergroup Dead & Company this summer, announced Monday that 5,000 fans will have a chance to win two tickets each to their Nov. 7 show.

in Music, Entertainment

Sam Smith video for new ‘Bond’ theme ‘Writing’s On The Wall’ released


Grammy Award winner Sam Smith released the video for his theme song for the new James Bond film "Spectre" on Monday, days after the ballad became the first 007 title track to top the British pop charts.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: A message from Donald & Melania Trump


Taran Killam and Cecily Strong clear up some of the misconceptions about The Donald, like that he hates women and immigrants.

in Music

This week’s top alternative tracks


LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.