Willie Nelson neither looks nor seems 80 years old. This is an age reserved for, well, old people. The unhip, those not in-the-know, not totally with it. And yet, Willie turns 80 today. What's his secret? We doubt it's the weed -- sorry -- but think that it likely has more to do with his totally Z ... More >>
David Allan Coe famously said that the perfect country and western song requires the following five components: Mama, trains, trucks, prison, and gettin' drunk. With all due respect to Mr. Coe, one subject seems absent: farmin'. Farming has been a part of country music since -- well, we guess the ... More >>
Everything is strange and new.
Bob Dylan going on tour, new Daughters of the Sun & video of Travis at the Fine Line.
Head down to the Red Stag tonight to get your Bobby D fix.
What can stop 'High School Musical': The Musical? Nothing.
Starbucks and Gloria Jean's chilled coffee drinks more fattening than Big Macs, Bush administration plans 20 to 30 percent cut in some Medicare payments, top ten vehicles with the highest fuel efficiency, Dan Quayle walks out on John Mellencamp, pug bowling, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more.. ... More >>
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Ben Harper summons god and Johnny Rotten proves he's still the antichrist
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Josh Wagner tips the scales at 150 pounds. The animals he tries to ride weigh ten times as much. Other than that, they're a lot alike.
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The earthy art of a Midwestern singer/songwriter
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