ToC Classic: The Crow (1994), directed by Alex Proyas

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By Jacob Slater

Or, The Goths Turned Me Down Because I Bummed Them Out

I suppose I just can’t help it. Now that Sting has signed on to the WWE, a move that would have blown people’s minds in 1997, and is fulfilling every wrestling fan’s dream by feuding with a bald middle-aged Triple H, I just can’t help but think of The Crow. Indeed, Sting’s shameless rip-off of J.O. Barr’s famous comic book (or rather the film adaptation, which at the time was still relevant) has become The Icon’s most popular and signature gimmick, perhaps even eclipsing that of the original. The power of marketing is a dangerous thing, ladies and gents. How else would an Ant-Man have a chance of making over a million dollars?

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Thunderbird On Music: College Radio Leftovers

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By Jacob Slater

Or, I Wish I Was Pop Enough to Matter

I don’t have any film reviews ready, and after the last one I don’t know when I’ll start work on the next one. In the meantime, here’s some stupid crap I wrote for my college paper during my tenure at the college radio station. Aren’t you lucky?
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