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BUT I DIGRESS: Singing (or rather playing) the praises of underrated guitar solos

BUT I DIGRESS: Singing (or rather playing) the praises of underrated guitar solos

Wellsir, this week’s edition of the “Uncle Fuddy Won’t Pipe Down” show almost didn’t happen. I can hear the collective groan upon discovering that it…

CONCERT REVIEW: Elton John proves he’s Captain Fantastic in Wilkes-Barre with new and classic hits

Dressed in a blue sequined suit with “Captain Fantastic” adorned in bright red letters on the back, the incomparable Elton John took the stage at…

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 12, 09/13/16

The final week of Season 4 of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent on Tuesday, Sept. 13 went out with a bang, drawing the biggest crowd and…

PHOTOS: Electric City Music Conference in Scranton, 09/16-17/16

With over 150 bands playing across 12 venues, the Electric City Music Conference was a massive event to cover, but we gladly took on the…

THE REAL GIG: Knowing when it’s not working – the strange language of artistic intuition

Some days, I sit down and write these columns and I have a really solid idea, like last week. Sometimes, I have no ideas, like…

Texas troubadour Hayes Carll plays country tunes at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 28

Texas troubadour Hayes Carll plays country tunes at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 28

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Hayes Carll will visit…

Stream or download the 2016 Electric City Music Conference panel discussions as free podcasts

Stream or download the 2016 Electric City Music Conference panel discussions as free podcasts

The third annual Electric City Music Conference packed so much music into one weekend –…

Horror ska punk band The Independents punk up The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 21

Horror ska punk band The Independents punk up The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 21

From a press release: Formerly managed and produced by the late, great Joey Ramone, The…

Extinction A.D. lead ‘thrash bash’ with NEPA punk and metal bands at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Oct. 22

Extinction A.D. lead ‘thrash bash’ with NEPA punk and metal bands at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Oct. 22

From a press release: The cheers from the crowd, the energetic thrash attack, soul-shaking energy,…

The Motet brings the future of funk to Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 9

The Motet brings the future of funk to Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 9

From a press release: The future of funk is clear as The Motet hits you…

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CULT PERSONALITIES PODCAST: Influential and enjoyable cult comedy

CULT PERSONALITIES PODCAST: Influential and enjoyable cult comedy

Cult Personalities is a brand new podcast dedicated to all the geeky, underrated, unusual, and offbeat movies, music, TV shows, books,…

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Angelina Jolie, changing zodiac signs, and overdue apocalypse scenarios

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Angelina Jolie, changing zodiac signs, and overdue apocalypse scenarios

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs…

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Majora’s Mask’ put new face on classic ‘Zelda’ franchise

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Majora’s Mask’ put new face on classic ‘Zelda’ franchise

Within the realm of gaming, there are many debates between gamers, some that rank right up there with other consumer loyalties…

Voting is now live for NEPA BlogCon’s Blog of the Year Awards through Sept. 30

Voting is now live for NEPA BlogCon’s Blog of the Year Awards through Sept. 30

From a press release: After asking for your nominations, NEPA BlogCon received hundreds of submissions of blogs, vlogs, and podcasts you…

CULT PERSONALITIES PODCAST: Top 5 albums, bands, movies, TV shows, and guilty pleasures

CULT PERSONALITIES PODCAST: Top 5 albums, bands, movies, TV shows, and guilty pleasures

Cult Personalities is a brand new podcast dedicated to all the geeky, underrated, unusual, and offbeat movies, music, TV shows, books,…

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Clowns, pandas, scary camp encounters, UFC 203, and NFL Week 1

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Clowns, pandas, scary camp encounters, UFC 203, and NFL Week 1

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs…

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: The original ‘Super Smash Bros.’ left a mark lasting long after the N64

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: The original ‘Super Smash Bros.’ left a mark lasting long after the N64

I seem to have weekly conversations with customers about games for the Nintendo 64, unquestionably one of the most popular consoles…

WWE lays SmackDown on Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 15

WWE lays SmackDown on Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 15

From a press release: The WWE is returning to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre with “WWE SmackDown Live” on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7:15 p.m. Experience…

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Samsung Galaxy explosions, Roast of Rob Lowe, and unprofessional habits

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Samsung Galaxy explosions, Roast of Rob Lowe, and unprofessional habits

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs on pure nuclear absurdity with just enough addictive, fanatic…

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: I’m not as bananas for ‘Donkey Kong 64′ as I am for SNES’ ‘Country’

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: I’m not as bananas for ‘Donkey Kong 64′ as I am for SNES’ ‘Country’

Turn to Channel 3 is about more than just reviewing retro games and seeing if they still hold up all these years later. It’s also about that moment in time…

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Magnificent Seven’ is as ordinary as unnecessary remakes get

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Magnificent Seven’ is as ordinary as unnecessary remakes get

Hollywood has been trying like hell to bring the western back over the last couple of years. We’ve seen several efforts just within the last…

WWE lays SmackDown on Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 15

Christopher Lloyd goes ‘Back to the Future’ with live Q&A and screening in Glenside on Sept. 24

‘The Anonymous People,’ a film about recovery from addiction, screens for free in Scranton on Sept. 8

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Don’t Breathe’ will leave you breathless with genuine tension and scares

NEPA director screens new film ‘All in Time’ with Badlees performance at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 16

MOVIE REVIEW: You’ll fall in love with quirky Wilkes-Barre native ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’

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