Every bar worth drinking at in these great United States has a character like Nato Coles. They know the jukebox so well that the reference catalog becomes meaningless. They're on first-name-basis with all the bartenders, spout trivia like someone's actually listening, and have a particular stool wit ... More >>
Jerry Kill meets the press.Coach Jerry Kill ran winning football programs at Southern Illinois and Northern Illinois, and Chris Barron thinks Kill can do the same for Minnesota -- if Gophers fans give the guy a chance. Barron, the college sports columnist for the weekly Carbondale Times in ... More >>
www.thebrokedowns.comNo Idea Records has a decidedly Midwestern flair on this split release between Carbondale, IL's The Copyrights and Elgin's The Brokedowns. The bands compliment one another's sounds, with similar influences but different styles as musicians and songwriters.
Audiences storm the stage. Actors suffer gastrointestinal distress. Backstage confessions of theater gone terribly, terribly wrong.