Music Stories

August 20, 2010By ChrisMusic 15 Comments

Time for a contest. I want a music story. The best one (as voted by the writers of this blog) wins a box full of CDs. A plethora if you will. I want a true story that involves music somehow. It could the best concert you ever saw. It could be the story of you … Read More

Life During Wartime review

August 20, 2010By ChrisMovies No Comments

Life During Wartime Directed by: Todd Solondz Cast: Shirley Henderson, Paul Reubens, Alison Janney, Dylan Riley Snyder, Chris Marquette Running Time: 1 hr 35 mins Rating: R Release Date: August 6, 2010 (Limited) PLOT: Twelve years after their father (Hinds) is sent to jail for child molestation, two brothers (Snyder, Marquette) struggle with the idea … Read More

The Other Guys review

August 19, 2010By ChrisMovies No Comments

The Other Guys Directed by: Adam McKay Cast: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Michael Keaton, Steve Coogan, Dwayne Johnson, Samuel L. Jackson Running Time: 1 hr 50 mins Rating: PG-13 Release Date: August 6, 2010 PLOT: When it comes to our heroes in blue, we’re always looking up to the macho cops (Jackson, Johnson). Here, it’s … Read More

Eva Mendes’ Sex Tape SFW too

August 19, 2010By ChrisMovies, Musings By Mark No Comments

and quite a bit funny too. It’s a brilliant way to promote her latest film “The Other Guys”. It’s such a great idea I wonder if we could get her to release a sex tape for NEXT? Eva Mendes Sex Tape from Eva Mendes The Other Guys The Other Guys Trailer from The_Other_Guys

Week 225 08.18.10

August 18, 2010By ChrisMusic Podcast 69 Comments

The last week before the end of month “best of” show so listen to the 12 songs then vote. The song with the most votes is automatically included. Enjoy it all and don’t be afraid to leave a comment. [audio:]download favorite Song of NEXT week 225Market Research

Songs I Love: Matt Pond PA

August 17, 2010By ChrisMusic No Comments

I need to thank a Mr…Jim. I can’t think of his last name right now but I doubt he reads my website so Jim…thanks for the introduction to this band oh so many moons ago. Jim, if you are reading this, please comment on a new favorite band of yours as to enlighten me yet … Read More

Movie Time

August 17, 2010By ChrisMovies 5 Comments

Please welcome another new member to the NEXT family. Movie guru Jeff. I think you’ll really enjoy his take on movies. So please say hello to Jeff Bayer, also known as “The Tallest Film Critic in America,” is the film critic for and “Studio 6” on KOIN Local 6 in Portland. He is also … Read More

Welcome Foodies

August 17, 2010By ChrisFood 8 Comments

Trying something new. We all need to eat why not eat better. So please welcome two new members of the NEXT family. The Food Freak and Lisa. Not sure if Lisa wants to adopt a cool foodie nickname but I’ll leave that up to her. So check back and eat better

The Social Network Parodies

August 17, 2010By ChrisMusings By Mark No Comments

I love Fincher’s movies. Se7en, The Game, Fight Club the in pre-production US version of Girl with the Tattoo Dragon. Quick side note I don’t care how you feel about “reading” movies you should check out the Swedish version. Which leads me to The Social Network. I am looking forward to it but since the … Read More

Lost CD: Material Issue

August 16, 2010By ChrisMusic 1 Comment

Not long ago Chris asked for a buried treasure cd. I thought about it and decided to post about a buried treasure band. It was late 1991 when I first heard Material Issue. I was in the main formative years of my musical exploration. The striking thing about their music was how fun and poppy … Read More