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Elvis Costello – Welcome to the Working Week August 25, 2008

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Studio – Room Without A Key (Rubies cover) August 11, 2008

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The Lucksmiths – The Chapter in Your Life Entitled San Francisco August 4, 2008

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Nomo – Sarvodaya July 29, 2008

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Sunset – The World is Waiting July 21, 2008

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Kid606 – Done With the Scene (Bravecaptain remix) July 14, 2008

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Stan Getz & João Gilberto – So Danço Samba (I Only Dance Samba) July 7, 2008

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Chi-Lites – Are You My Woman (Tell Me So) June 30, 2008

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Laura Veirs – Cast A Hook In Me June 23, 2008

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the making of bobby jindal June 23, 2008

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details magazine:

When Bobby Jindal was 12, a Southern Baptist friend named Kent gave him a paperback Bible for Christmas. Jindal was disappointed, not least because the Bible was engraved with his name and thus unreturnable. “I was raised in a strong Hindu culture, attended weekly pujas, or ceremonial rites, and read the Vedic scriptures,” Jindal wrote in a 1993 article in America, a Jesuit magazine, one of many religious essays he published in the early nineties. “I considered myself anti-Christian,” he wrote in another piece; elsewhere, he confided that he thought Christians worshipped fish (“in the same way that many Westerners think Hindus worship cows”). The Bible went into a closet, and might have remained there had Jindal not sneaked away with a girl from a high-school dance at a Baton Rouge hotel.

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