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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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Caroline, No

In Sunday Magazine, Caroline Leavitt recalls the time she got picked up hitchhiking — by the Beach Boys. Continue reading

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The Ten Bands I Will be Forced to Listen to in Hell

In which Sean Beaudoin spins a playlist even Mephistopheles doesn’t have the balls to play. Continue reading

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