The Afghan Whigs | First Avenue | Saturday, October 11 Since slithering onto the scene with 1988's Big Top Halloween, the Afghan Whigs have made a science of dredging the darker sides of the human psyche. Frontman Greg Dulli has entertained devotion and derision from his shadowy and often disturbing ... More >>
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As an American, you are most likely unaware that the biggest sporting event for the rest of the world will take place in just over a month: the World Cup of soccer (or football to everyone else) begins in South Africa on June 11. In honor of this explosive display of athletics, potato chip co ... More >>
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