Things We Love: Alive staff picks

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From the March 27, 2014 edition

Justin:

Vince Staples’ Shyne Goldchain Vol. 2

“Homey, I ain’t humble, I deserve this shit,” the loosely affiliated Odd Future rapper spits on one joint. He then spends the rest of the mixtape backing up that boast in spectacular fashion.

Brad:

David Gordon Green

I want to high-five him for "Eastbound & Down." I want to give him a hug for "All the Real Girls."

Alyse:

Reds Opening Day!

The last time I went to Opening Day was Ken Griffey Jr.'s debut in Cincinnati. Yeah, it’s been a long time. I'll be there this year — rain (snow) or shine!

Lauren K.:

True American

History, senseless rules and excessive drinking. Who wants to play?

Andy:

“Review”

The Comedy Central series, which stars Andy Daly, totally won me over with its hilarious/depressing “Pancakes, Divorce, Pancakes” episode.

Jesse:

Veronica Mars

Someone was nice enough to loan me his DVDs since this is one of the few shows not on Netflix Instant, and oh boy is it great. Keith Mars is the father all fathers should look up to.    

Abernathy:

Inappropriate Instagram accounts

Phallic-shaped foods. Enough said.

Meghan:

Daily Bread Bakery's Natural White Bread

I could eat this toasted all day every day.