Guests are required to remove their shoes when they enter Twinkie Jiggles's basement apartment in Uptown. Street cleaners have long since removed the winter's collection of salt and sand, but the no-shoes rule doesn't change with the seasons in the Twinkie home. Inside, plastic pink-and-white bouquets are strung from the cramped living room's drop-down white-tiled ceiling, like decorations in a strip mall's Thai restaurant, which are meant to inject Eastern charm into a cheese-puff world. "Does it smell like bacon in here?" asks Twinkie (born Sean McPherson), the bassist for Heiruspecs and Traditional Methods. "I just made a bison burger. I'm on a low-carb diet," he says, his hand disappearing into a bucket of Breyers... More >>>