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SV Staff Posted: Aug 15, 2007 0 comments
Here's a tip of the Yankee cap - or whatever hat you're wearing, baseball fan - to Phil Rizzuto, the Bronx Bombers' shortstopping/broadcasting Scooter, who died Monday night at the age of 89. If you're looking for the sports story here . . ....
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 14, 2007 0 comments
As a follow-up to Ken Pohlmann's story on Apple and EMI vs. DRM: The Universal Music Group has announced that it, too, will begin selling its catalog online without Digital Rights Management. However, Universal won't be making its entire catalog...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 13, 2007 0 comments
"Diamond" David Lee Roth, that is - and to (cleanly) quote the T-shirt that Stella McCartney wore to her Dad's solo induction into the Roll & Roll Hall of Fame: About F---ing Time! Yes, the big Van Halen tour was announced just a...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 13, 2007 0 comments
The answer is: Dying within two weeks of each other, these three titans influenced visual media immeasurably. Who were Ingmar Bergman, Michelangelo Antonioni, and Merv Griffin? That's correct for $1,000! Ah yes, in the Arts & Entertainment...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 09, 2007 0 comments
How's this for a double bill - Vanilla Fudge and Deep Purple at Radio City Music Hall on Tuesday night (8/7). Or, to be more specific, the original Vanilla Fudge and Deep Purple Mark 8. Either way, it was a must-do event. Local Long Island boys...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 09, 2007 0 comments
Hot on the heels of the big Led Zeppelin announcement (see my post below) comes word that David Gilmour's imminent DVD, Remember That Night: Live at the Royal Albert Hall (Columbia), will also be available on both Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD. Each of...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 08, 2007 0 comments
Of all the directors I've ever talked to, no two have ever taken the same approach to watching movies at home - which isn't too surprising, since each has had an extremely idiosyncratic approach to making movies.   Pete, with his son Bob...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 08, 2007 0 comments
What a day : NJ train late, NYC subways halted, temperature headed to 97º, humidity already at 5,000%. By the time I melted in to work today (having walked/sweated 20 blocks, my chestnuts long since roasted), I wasn't merely ready to let it snow....
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 06, 2007 0 comments
Perhaps you noticed the phrase that has been touting, among other things, the Neil Young Archives/Performance Series: "Because Sound Matters." It refers to the fact that each CD+DVD title includes 96-kHz/24-bit "high-resolution...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 06, 2007 0 comments
Saw the last U.S. show of this first leg of the Police's '07/'08 tour at Giants Stadium last night. Having never caught them back during their heyday, this was a must-see gig. (Geez, did I really pay THAT MUCH [take a guess] for these tickets back...

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