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2008 Stories by Linda Leseman

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  • Good Luck Academy

    published December 11, 2008

    Houstonians Steven James and Evan Gamble have come a long way since dominating Stratford High School's Battle of the Bands in the late '90s.... More >>

  • The Killers: Day & Age

    published December 11, 2008

    Here's a fun riddle: what do you get when you combine Talking Heads, New Order, Pet Shop Boys, Queen and the country of Jamaica? The Killers'... More >>

  • The Not-So-New Kids on the Block

    published October 16, 2008

    They're baaaaaaack. New Kids on the Block have a new album (The Block), a new hit single ("Single," featuring Ne-Yo) and a reunion... More >>

  • The Dresden Dolls, with Smoosh

    published May 29, 2008

    Imagine Marlene Dietrich at Burning Man. That's what singer/pianist Amanda Palmer and drummer Brian Viglione deliver with the Dresden Dolls,... More >>

  • Dolly Parton: Backwoods Barbie

    published March 20, 2008

    At 62 years old, Dolly Parton is beyond legendary proportions. Don't laugh — in fact, say what you want about her appearance, chances are... More >>

  • Plump : I Like the Idea of Chance

    published January 24, 2008

    On I Like the Idea of Chance, their third album, Houston quintet Plump mixes funk, rock, reggae and a thick slice of humor for a sound... More >>

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