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Love & Mercy and the Saving of Brian Wilson

Beach Boy Brian Wilson, musical genius and cultural icon, should have died, but did not. Someone saved him. Who, exactly, did the saving is up for debate. In any case, hot new biopic Love & Mercy, fleshes out the less-familiar trope of “saving the artist,” and our own Robert Burke Warren digs that. Continue reading

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Behind the Music of Moonbeam City: An Interview With Mark Brooks

“I assume we’ve boned, but could you remind me of your name?” If the idea of Rob Lowe delivering this line as a sleazy and wince-inducingly narcissistic cop strikes you as more than a tad funny, then welcome to Moonbeam … Continue reading

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