In countless ways, youth has bypassed baseball as our national pastime. You see evidence of this fetish everywhere -- even in otherwise "normal" people who are suddenly being stricken with Bieber Fever, Taylor Swiftitis, or what could only be described as paranoid delusions of One Direction. (The ma ... More >>
Had my father truly loved me, he would have forced Davy Jones to marry me at gunpoint. Today, I've got love on my mind. Is it because I've been invited to a wedding every goddamned weekend the month of July, and so love has been striking in the form of RSVP cards, Target gift registries, swea ... More >>
Virginia governor pardons 300-year-old witch, NY bank robber gets mugged, Amanda Congdon's blog, Dwight Yoakam's chicken fries, nude recreation week, no Monkees reunion, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Ariel Pink's parallel universe hit parade
This Friday at the Hexagon, Chris Dorn, Autumn Leaves, Raven, the Chinch Bugs, and other fun-loving local rock musicians will pay tribute to the Monkees, who as a matter of fact are worth paying tribute to. I sure hope someone plays "The Porpoise Song." In between sets, you'll be able to see clips f ... More >>
The old, the tired, the rejuvenated, and the dead
After a strategic retreat, Dan Haeg returns to the rock wars as Danny Commando y los Guapos
The Big One (Again): James Cameron's Titanic.