Posts By: Mandy Gardner

Mandy Gardner

International News Desk – In Foreign News: International bookies placed odds on Obama’s inauguration phrases

In Foreign News: International bookies placed odds on Obama’s inauguration phrases New US President Barack Obama was sworn in Tuesday, January 20, in front of thousands of onlookers and billions of television viewers worldwide. And much to the disappointment of long-shot bettors in the United Kingdom and other countries (including the US, where online betting… Read more »

Music To Eat Lunch To – Fallout Boy: Folie à Deux

Release date: December 16, 2008 Label: Island Tracks: 13 Rating: 3 Fallout Boy, initially grouped into the same genre as virtually every one-hit wonder, so-called pop-punk band, has done a great job of staying afloat these past few years and making a name for themselves that extends past the original label. With poppy, tentatively thrashy… Read more »

International News Desk – At Home: Harper and Obama to meet, possibly disagree over NAFTA – In Foreign News: Fed up with religious propaganda, European atheists start to advertise

At Home: Harper and Obama to meet, possibly disagree over NAFTA Although spokespeople for the Obama administration cannot give details on the agenda or specify a date, they have announced that once Barrack Obama becomes president of the United States on January 20, his first international trip will be to Canada. The current president-elect has… Read more »

Music To Eat Lunch To – Mobile – Tales from the City

Release date: October 7, 2008 Label: Universal Music Group Canada Tracks: 10 Rating: 9 Tales from the City is a full-length album from Canadian group Mobile, a band that has put some stronger emotions into this record than their previous release. Having a family member deal with breast cancer brought out a few new musical… Read more »

Music To Eat Lunch To – White Lies – Death EP

Released: October 27, 2008 Label: Fiction Records Tracks: 4 Rating: 9 Formed in Chiswick (London, England), this band formerly known as Fear of Flying has crossed the Atlantic with Death, a music-packed single EP that is sure to grip its listeners and either completely change their perspective on music or bring them back to a… Read more »

Music To Eat Lunch To – Rise Against: Appeal to Reason

Released: October 7, 2008 Label: Geffen Tracks: 13 Rating: 9 ?we’re all okay until the day we’re not? (from ?Audience of One?). Simple, succinct, and although just as clever and thoughtful as any Rise Against lyric ever written, this is a somewhat melancholy, retrospective album theme for the band. Appeal to Reason is not the… Read more »