Wandering the Aisles

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Wandering the Aisles: Merry Kong-mas!

Thirty-five years ago this December, after a lot of time and money spent on making it one of the most exciting adventure movies in...

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Wandering the Aisles: Going Gaga for Madonna

When I set out to chronicle the musical offerings of America’s supermarkets, pharmacies and other not-quite-cutout bins in this...

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Wandering the Aisles: Neil Diamond Turns on His Heartlight

Yesterday, Neil Diamond was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2011. It was the ultimate recognition for the iconic...

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Wandering the Aisles, Vol. 3: A Steaming Pile of Grinch

Every holiday season, dozens of writers attempt to trivialize the holiday season through popular culture. Chestnuts like It’s a Wonderful...

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Wandering the Aisles, Vol. 2: Billy Liar

Welcome to another installment of Wandering the Aisles, where we bypass record stores and online retailers for what may be the strangest...

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Wandering the Aisles, Vol. 1: Hall & Oates for the Obsessed

It’s quite possible that, at some point in your life, you’ve dreaded going to the supermarket. All those crazy people, long...