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Alex Caldwell

Alex

  • Name: Alex "Tincan" Caldwell
  • Role At JFH: Review Writer
  • Birthday: October 17, 1976
  • Age: 37
  • Official Site: http://livefreeonrye.blogspot.com/
  • E-mail: Staff Contact Form
  • Job Status: Reporter and columnist for The Laconia Citizen, stay-at-home dad extrodinare
  • Marital (Family) Status: Beautiful wife of ten years, "Special Sauce" Caldwell and equally beautiful daughters "Princess Supergirl" and "Princess Genius."
  • Pets: Two cats, Noche and Francisco
  • Car: A wonderful mini van names "Mrs. Pettigrew."
  • Education: Batchelor's degree in Bible and Anthropology from Philadelphia Biblical University
  • Hobbies: Part time preacher, full time writer and lover of the Red Sox and a good bowl of oatmeal
  • Pet Peeves: Emoticons
  • Thing you MUST Know: The pen name "Tincan Caldwell" actually has a spiritual significance to me, but when asked I usually just say it's my hobo nickname from when I road the rails during the Great Depression.
  • Guilty Pleasures: Collecting comic books, comic book movies. (I feel compelled to see even the most awful ones if I read the comic as a kid. ...I'm talking about you, Green Lantern and Fantastic Four)
  • Favorite TV Shows: "Lost" is currently the best show I have ever seen, "Falling Skies" is currently what I look forward to every week.
  • Favorite Movie: Top five: Dead Poets Society, Oh Brother Where Art Thou?, Almost Famous, Forrest Gump, Patch Adams (Then the X-men and Lord of the Rings movies are right up there)
  • Favorite Actors: Robin Williams, Kevin Spacey, Tom Hanks, Patrick Stewart
  • Favorite Actresses: Zooey Deschanel, Robin Wright
  • Favorite Books: Bible, Grapes of Wrath, To Kill A Mockingbird, anything by Philip Yancey and C.S. Lewis. Also Blue Like Jazz and Wild at Heart.
  • Favorite Bands: The Choir, The Lost Dogs, Vigilantes of Love, U2, Coldplay, Jars of Clay, Third Day, Sixpense None The Richer, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan and Mr. Neil Young.
  • Favorite Live Shows: Vigilantes of Love and Over The Rhine "Go Down Easy" tour 1996 was the best show I have ever seen. U2's "Elevation Tour" is a close second. I enjoyed covering Third Day during the "Conspiracy" tour of 1997. Those shows have a special place in my heart
  • Favorite Food: Hands down, Chinese food.
  • Favorite Drink: Moxie soda, go look it up and order a case!
  • Favorite Candy: Swedish Fish, Peanut M and M's
  • Favorite Restaurants: Million Dragon Restaurant down the street. The "Common Man" chain here
  • Little-Known Super Power: The ability to make a bad joke in any situation.

     

    Alex's Album Reviews
    Mandisa
    Out of the Dark
    Gospel / Pop
    4/5
    Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors
    Souvenir
    Folk / Rock / Americana
    4/5
    Aaron Shust
    Love Made A Way (Live)
    Live / Worship
    3.5/5
    Various Artists
    The Shack Soundtrack
    Soundtrack / Country/ Pop/Rock
    3.5/5
    Zach Williams
    Chain Breaker
    Southern Rock
    4/5
    Paper Route
    Real Emotion
    Indie Pop / Alternative
    4.5/5
    Unspoken
    Follow Through
    Pop / Rock
    4/5
    Group 1 Crew
    Power
    Pop / Hip-Hop / Dance
    4.5/5
    Needtobreathe
    Hard Love
    Pop / Rock
    4/5
    Jason Gray
    Where The Light Gets In
    Pop
    4.5/5
    1GN
    Unite
    Pop / Dance Pop
    4/5
    Consumed By Fire
    Giving Over
    Pop / Rock
    4/5
    Judah & The Lion
    Folk Hop N Roll
    Folk / Rock / Hip-Hop
    4/5
    Newsboys
    Love Riot
    Pop / Rock
    3.5/5
    John Tibbs
    Dead Man Walking
    Southern Rock
    4.5/5
    John Tibbs
    Dead Man Walking EP
    Southern Rock
    4.5/5
    Big Daddy Weave
    Beautiful Offerings (Deluxe Edition)
    Pop / Contemporary
    3/5
    Carrollton
    Sunlight And Shadows EP
    Pop / Pop Rock / Contemporary
    4/5
    Darrell Evans
    Fearless
    Worship
    2/5
    Zealand Worship
    The EP
    Pop / Worship
    3.5/5

     

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    This Friday, June 22
    Fades Away Resurrection Part I EP [Voluminous]
    Here Be Lions Only a Holy God [Live] [Integrity]
    Impending Doom The Sin and Doom Vol. II [eOne]
    Javen Grace [Tyscot]
    Lecrae Let the Trap Say Amen [Reach]
    Plumb Beautifully Broken [Centricity]
    Plumb Fight For Her Book [Shoe Publishing]

    NEXT Friday, June 29
    Hillsong Young & Free III [Capitol CMG]


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