Agent Palmer

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Beastie Boys Book is Simply Titled but Truly Their Story

Beastie Boys Book Review

There is something more authentic and honest about this book than most biographies or autobiographies. Perhaps it’s the fact that this book is a collection of essays, stories, pictures, lists, images, and other ephemera created by Mike Diamond (Mike D), Adam Horovitz (Ad Rock), and their friends, assembled together in chronological order.

Or… Perhaps it’s just the fact that the Beastie Boys are the Beastie Boys.

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Music by Month Playlist: A Mix Tape from the Mind of Agent Palmer

Month by Month Playlist by Agent Palmer

Last year I continued with my friends’ A to Zed playlists and I even incorporated two thematic playlists with the Baseball Playlist and the DC Superhero Playlist. I plan to do a few more of these this year, starting with this Month by Month Playlist.

Now, I’ll be honest, a good portion of these playlists were/are created as research for my behind-the-scenes and sometimes on-air responsibilities for Our Liner Notes.

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Jagger: Rebel, Rock Star, Rambler, Rogue by Marc Spitz is Hard to Put Down

Jagger: Rebel, Rock Star, Rambler, Rogue by Marc Spitz is Hard to Put Down

I believe Marc Spitz has done a phenomenal job characterizing Mick Jagger in Jagger: Rebel, Rock Star, Rambler, Rogue. And I sincerely mean that.

Taking the myths and legends of Jagger from the Zeitgeist and what I know of him as a fan of his band, I completed my reading with a little more insight into the man and yet it still doesn’t seem to paint the entire picture of Jagger.

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DC Comics Inspires Superpowered Playlist

DC Superheroes Playlist

Even though Batman has no Superpower…

The DC Universe is more than comics these days, it’s also a cinematic universe, a television universe, and it has remained a stalwart of the comics publishing industry. It’s also served as an inspiration to artists across all mediums, and one place that is sometimes overlooked is DC’s influence in popular music.

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