Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week Of September 16th 2008


Raphael Saadiq The Way I See It This soul brother’s tracks will make you swear his retro-record was recorded back in the day. The latest from a former member of 80’s R&B group Tony! Toni! Toné!, Saadiq’s put-you-in-the-mood grooves makes this one of the sexiest solo albums of the year.Nelly Brass Knuckles
From the looks of him half-naked on the cover, Nelly’s been beefin’ up for his fifth album, ripped off the band-aid, and picked up some star power. The dirty rapper from St. Louis collaborates with Chuck D., Fergie, Pharrel, Usher, Ciara, and Snoop Dogg.

Amanda PalmerWho Killed Amanda Palmer?
A Tori Amos 2.0, Amanda Palmer is all raw emotion. The former Dresden Doll, this time flying solo, produced her new record with piano man Ben Folds.

Ne-Yo Year of the Gentleman
We hope Ne-Yo’s right, and this is, in fact, the year of the gentleman, because we could use more of them. The single “Miss Independent” is an homage to strong women who can take care of themselves, but we can’t resist a man wants to sing us love songs.


Beetlejuice: 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
From the twisted mind of Tim Burton comes this classic flick, starring Winona Ryder, Catherine O’Hara, Gena Davis, Alec Baldwin, and Michael Keaton. Two decades later, we still can’t resist the urge to say “Beetlejuice!” three times fast.

The Breakfast Club: Flashback Edition” and “Sixteen Candles: Flashback Edition
Director John Hughes re-releases two 80’s teen classics. Now with never–before-seen footage, it’s two times the Molly Ringwald.

The Love Guru
A comedy about a shaman of love who needs help in the romance department, this Mike Meyers movie costars Jessica Alba, Ben Kingsley, a well-endowed Justin Timberlake, and Stephen Colbert.

Dirty Sexy Money: Season One
If the idealistic who lawyer who gets sucked in by a rich, powerful, and totally dysfunctional family isn’t enough to get you interested in this show, here are three even more compelling reasons to watch: Blair Underwood, Daniel Baldwin, and Peter Krause.