Author: Emmy Potter

Emmy Potter is a Midwestern-born, New York City-based actor, writer, producer, Anglophile, guacamole-enthusiast, and devoted Kansas City Royals fan. She owns two sonic screwdrivers, has read Harry Potter more times than she can count, and can quote Jaws and Jurassic Park with 100% accuracy. When she’s not flexing her nerd muscles, she’s most likely writing about film, TV, comedy, and/or theatre for a number of online publications/websites or riding her bicycle around the tri-state area like the Spielberg film child-protagonist she always aspired to be. Twitter: @emmylanepotter
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The Best of Carly Simon, My Mom, and Me

Her lyrics, her vocal register, her catchy melodies… Those are just a few reasons Carly Simon beat out Joni Mitchell and Carole King for one fan. Find out why else she’s smitten with the singer-songwriter behind “You’re So Vain.”

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The Women of “Rubber Soul”

Whether it was John Lennon’s love interest in “Norwegian Wood” or George’s Harrison’s muse for “If I Needed Someone,” women were seen differently for all the Beatles by “Rubber Soul.”

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Musicals on TV: So Far, So Good

“Jesus Christ Superstar” was definitely the best but “Grease: Live,” “The Wiz,” and “Hairspray Live” were pretty darn satisfying, too. Cue to the sing-a-longs.

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Why We Love “High Fidelity”

John Cusack, Jack Black and Lisa Bonet are just three reasons to be a fan. The tracks (and lists) in this Stephen Frears movie about obsessive music lovers makes this the perfect “must-watch” for Record Store Day.