An Appreciation: David Hasselhoff
Jul17

An Appreciation: David Hasselhoff

In 1952 something magical happened. Now I am sure more than one magical thing happened in 1952, however, one item in particular stands out to me. Yes in 1952 in Baltimore, Maryland the world was graced with the birth of a true global treasure. David Hasselhoff. It would take 23 years before the public would become aware of the glory of the man who would simply be known as ‘The Hoff’, however, most would consider the result...

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Legend or Lame Vol. 1 – Sting (final judgement)
Mar08

Legend or Lame Vol. 1 – Sting (final judgement)

For two rounds we here at Forum Magnum have waged a heated debate about Sting and whether or not he is a legend. In round one C. Smith cited hardware and songwriting prowess to take the point while Mitch came back with body blows about Sting’s influence on future musicians to take round two. Now it is time for the final round. Time to see who can wage the better argument. Time to determine once and for all is Sting a legend or...

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Legend or Lame Vol. 1 – Sting (part 2)
Mar01

Legend or Lame Vol. 1 – Sting (part 2)

To quickly recap round 1 C. Smith took round one of the Legend or Lame dispute by providing us with a in depth look at the lyrical styling of Sting and citing some of the hardware he has taken home over the years. A solid argument, however, many holes are there that need to be filled. It is time for this argument to enter the Thunderdome. Round 2 Mitch: Okay, so we’ve established that The Police are a legendary band and I can live...

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Legend or Lame Vol. 1 – Sting (Part 1)
Mar01

Legend or Lame Vol. 1 – Sting (Part 1)

We here at Forum Magnum are pretty much a family. In fact three of us are family and our other contributor is the closest thing you can find to family without the blood or legal designation. Like any good family we agree on many things, and we disagree on a fair amount as well. This idea is all about the disagreements. Legend or Lame is something that we will revisit from time to time in this space to settle, once and for all, the...

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And the Oscar Goes to…
Feb22

And the Oscar Goes to…

Ah it is finally the night when all of Hollywood gets together in their finest threads and pats each other on the back for a job well done. For years I have enjoyed watching the Oscars and I have absolutely no idea why. Possibly because I am obsessed with movies and I tend to have an opinion on them. However, this doesn’t explain it all, as I universally watch all awards shows. Tonys…check, Emmys…yep,...

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