The Dukes of Stratosphear Psurroundabout Ride

Gush About Oct. 21-28: Dukes of Stratosphear, Watchmen, and Billy Porter

The Dukes of Stratosphear Reissues: The Dukes were an alter ego band of XTC who released two albums in the ’80s, an outlet for XTC’s love of psychedelia and ’60s pop. No wonder XTC member Andy Partridge contributed songs to the Monkees two recent albums. Below is the hit I heard on KROQ back in the day. Anyhoo, the individual albums are being re-released on vinyl as well as being combined as “Psurroundabout Ride”, with CD and Blu-Ray (5.1 mixes)

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Scarlett Johansson in JoJo Rabbitt

Gush About Oct. 14-20: Zombieland Sequel, Jojo Rabbit, and Lilac Time

“Jojo Rabbit”: From Taika Waititi, the New Zealand director of “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” and “Thor: Ragnarok”, comes a very odd film where he plays a German boy whose imaginary friend happens to be Hitler. But since Waititi describes himself as a Polynesian Jew, we can rest assured it won’t exactly be a flattering portrayal. Looks a bit like a Looney Tunes cartoon directed by Wes Anderson. “Zombieland: Double Tap”: A bit of a pioneer in the resurgent zombie genre,

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