It's the most magical, miraculous time of the year, as this week the good people wicked clowns at Psychopathic Records bring us this year's Gathering of the Juggalos. No longer at Cave In Rock, Illinois, this year's festivities will take place at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio, or as the 2014 com ... More >>
Originally hailing from the Second City, pop-punk world-beaters Alkaline Trio are quickly approaching two decades in a scene that isn't known for aging gracefully. Weathering the ebb-and-flow of their style's popularity, the Trio have stayed the course and continued to deliver incredibly catchy, emo ... More >>
Meet founders Cory Wong and Eric Foss
Johnson decided it would be funny to place a dead skunk on his 20-year-old sister's car in the parking lot of a gas station. When the prank backfired, he pulled out a gun.
[This just in our email:] An open letter to music writers across Minnesota and beyond from Rich Mattson [pictured, 1981] (Ol' Yeller, the Glenrustles, Flowerpot Studio, SMA Records): As many of you may have heard, I am moving back to the Homeland, the Iron Range, Sparta Minnesota (the first Iron R ... More >>
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Ex-cons and ex-housewives. The highly trained and the unskilled. The nice, the nasty, and the downright crazy. All kinds of people come to the day-labor hiring hall, but they all come for the same thing.
T.C. Boyle's latest novel commutes the sentence of a 19th-century prisoner of love. But this historically minded author recognizes no statute of limitations.