Articles by: Billy Rosenbeck

The (Re)Debut of the Underhill Family Orchestra (INTERVIEW)

The Chick-fil-A in downtown Mobile, Alabama is flushed with starving artists this afternoon, taking their lunch break from the Southeastern Theatre Conference, a meat market for aspiring stage professionals that descends on the Azalea City ...

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‘The Young Offenders’: Ireland’s Big-Hearted, Beautiful, Pain-Filled, Tragic, Working Class, Breakout Comedy

Dark and twisted, as only the Irish can do, The Young Offenders is a bold, hilarious take on working class problems.

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Inside the Reckless Roots Precision of Ben Miller Band (INTERVIEW)

When Scott Leeper and Ben Miller met a decade-and-a-half ago, Scott was “literally working in a shit factory.” More accurately, it was a wastewater treatment facility, where Leeper would remain employed for several more years ...

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Brian Fallon Pens Modern Day Classic On Second Solo LP ‘Sleepwalkers’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Eddie and the Cruisers is an ill-fated, 1983 movie about a New Jersey, rock’n’roll band that falls apart in the second act: inexplicably, the plot pivots from something legible to a Scooby Doo-style mystery that ...

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Mark Erelli Makes a ‘Mixtape’ That Still Matters (INTERVIEW)

In a golden age before digital music and streaming services, Mark Erelli made his first mixtape. It was the seventh grade, and back then, a mixtape was more than just a compilation of songs: it ...

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Etched in Stone: An Ode to Tommy Shelby, the Face of ‘Peaky Blinders’

With season 3 of Peaky Blinders in the rearview, Billy Rosenbeck reflects on where Tommy Shelby has been, and where he might be going.

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