Breakfast of Champions: 3/3


Three days of music filled the Plymouth Radisson during Winter Bluegrass Weekend, and we have a review by Fish DeSmith and slideshow with photos by Ward Rubrecht.

The South by Southwest music festival looms close on the horizon, and Sarah Askari is going. In the meantime, she points us to a torrent packed with music from all of this year's bands.

First Bill Buckley, now the Polaroid instant camera: it's been a hell of a week. It's a good thing they made Memento already. Another passage: one of Kingfield's delicious eateries has shut down.

However you feel about Hillary Clinton's "3 a.m./Children" ad, you've got to love what it inspired. First, a direct response from the Obama campaign. Oh yeah, it's 3 a.m. all right ... and guess who didn't vote for the Iraq war?

This quick rejoinder foreshadows Obama's strategy in the general election should he win the nomination -- hang the unpopular war around the neck of his opponent. This is a good strategy. But I can' t be the only child of the 90s disappointed that he didn't use KLF's "3 a.m. Eternal" as the soundtrack.

Then, two minutes later ... filmmaker Lee Stranahan expertly skewered the ad's concept with this parody vid:

I don't have any kids, so I couldn't possibly care less about foreign policy or national security. But I will say this: all of these ads need more wolves.

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