RIP, Album Alley

News broke yesterday that Tupelo’s oldest record store, Album Alley, is closing. I can’t tell you how many albums I bought there… 15 years ago. I download all of my music purchases these days. In fact, I try to keep my music purchases to a budget: I’m an subscriber, and I can usually buy.. read more →

Pop culture round-up: ‘Pacific Rim,’ Jay-Z, more

My pop culture landscape was a little barren there for a minute, but then awesome movies and albums and songs were released, and – hallelujah. Here’s what I’m into right now: “Pacific Rim” – if you read my column today, you know I love this movie. There’s not much more to it besides giant robots.. read more →