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Looking For Alaska - There Is Hope

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Looking For Alaska - There Is Hope
Record Label: Smith Seven
Release Date: October 22, 2011
This review is a user submitted review from Sean Rizzo. You can see all of Sean Rizzo's submitted reviews here.
 
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08:52 PM on 10/22/11
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DJWildefire
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I hear Minus the Bear in parts.
09:05 PM on 10/23/11
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Nice review - agree with it. Record is definitely worth checking out, everyone
10:34 PM on 10/23/11
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Thanks for the review man! Anyone who is interested, you can buy the album here- http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the...pe/id472525499
01:53 AM on 10/24/11
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Thanks for the review man! Anyone who is interested, you can buy the album here- http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the...pe/id472525499
Did you get your name from the book by John Green?

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0142402516/absolutepunk-20/ r=8-1
05:06 AM on 10/24/11
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Yes we did, the book inspired the name, we love John Green!
06:45 AM on 10/24/11
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Not gonna lie, the fact that I clicked the Bandcamp link and ended up on a song called "Love Wins" is kinda hurting the band for me. Dang Rob Bell (or at least that's what I'm assuming it's referencing; I'll be relieved if I find that isn't the case).
07:25 AM on 10/24/11
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Incredible album.
07:37 AM on 10/24/11
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Not gonna lie, the fact that I clicked the Bandcamp link and ended up on a song called "Love Wins" is kinda hurting the band for me. Dang Rob Bell (or at least that's what I'm assuming it's referencing; I'll be relieved if I find that isn't the case).
The song isn't about that, but the name of it is from the book. Our singer likes Rob Bell. I know it's a controversial book but I haven't read it, so I don't really have any opinion on it, haha.
07:47 AM on 10/24/11
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The song isn't about that, but the name of it is from the book. Our singer likes Rob Bell. I know it's a controversial book but I haven't read it, so I don't really have any opinion on it, haha.
Ha, fair enough. I'm actually teaching a Sunday School series on Francis Chan's reaction book, Erasing Hell, so needless to say, I'm not a fan. To be fair, he does make good points, and his style has its strengths, but some of his points in that book are historically shaky, and I'm not crazy about his attitude in interviews about the book.

If it's consolation, I did listen to the song, and it's not bad, though not something I could see myself getting into.

Also, my friend would love your name because he loved John Green and even created an interaction puzzle story thing with him called This Is Not Tom (which fell apart at the very end because my friend stopped caring about it).
08:57 AM on 10/24/11
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Ha, fair enough. I'm actually teaching a Sunday School series on Francis Chan's reaction book, Erasing Hell, so needless to say, I'm not a fan. To be fair, he does make good points, and his style has its strengths, but some of his points in that book are historically shaky, and I'm not crazy about his attitude in interviews about the book.

If it's consolation, I did listen to the song, and it's not bad, though not something I could see myself getting into.

Also, my friend would love your name because he loved John Green and even created an interaction puzzle story thing with him called This Is Not Tom (which fell apart at the very end because my friend stopped caring about it).
Haha yeah, I've heard of that book as well. I certainly see where you are coming from, so I understand.
Haha im glad you somewhat enjoyed the song though! That's awesome that you're friend is into him that much, you should send us his way! haha
02:16 PM on 10/24/11
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Ha, fair enough. I'm actually teaching a Sunday School series on Francis Chan's reaction book, Erasing Hell, so needless to say, I'm not a fan. To be fair, he does make good points, and his style has its strengths, but some of his points in that book are historically shaky, and I'm not crazy about his attitude in interviews about the book.

If it's consolation, I did listen to the song, and it's not bad, though not something I could see myself getting into.

Also, my friend would love your name because he loved John Green and even created an interaction puzzle story thing with him called This Is Not Tom (which fell apart at the very end because my friend stopped caring about it).
Whoa, wait, your friend was the guy who made the puzzles for TINT?! That's awesome! I wish they'd finished it though...
01:37 PM on 10/25/11
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Whoa, wait, your friend was the guy who made the puzzles for TINT?! That's awesome! I wish they'd finished it though...
Yeah, the website actually started as a joke between him, a mutual friend named Tom, and I while we were eating Wendy's (that last detail isn't important; I just like Wendy's). We were joking about him hypothetically making websites ending in ".tom" instead of ".com," all of them parodies of real websites.

Somehow that evolved into "thisisnottom.com," which was initially just that first picture without the sentence underneath. It was a useless site for a pointless joke. He then decided to make it a puzzle website. Somehow he got John Green's attention, and they started telling a story through the puzzles.

Before this happened, my friend loved John Green, so I have no idea why he gave up in the final stretch. Just stopped caring, I guess. He's a philosophy major now, so your guess is as good as mine, lol.
11:54 AM on 10/29/11
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This is what I came to ask... Cool.
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