Last Friday, Voice Media Group announced the winners of their first music writing awards. This winning piece by Jesse Sykes first appeared in Seattle Weekly's print edition.
By Jesse Sykes
As I was growing up in New York state--where the residents want you
to know they don't live in "The City"--t ... More >>
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Jim Thome at the batStarting about the time his Labor Day home run hit the flag pole at Target Field, everyone's been expecting big things out Jim Thome and the rest of the Twins as they head into their playoff run this week against the Yankees.
We've named Thome our Twin of the month. Sport ... More >>
Courtesy of Chris Lundstrom's blogThis guy runs up mountains faster than you run around Lake CalhounMinneapolis's own Chris Lundstrom just ran up an Alp. Yep, one Alp--a jaw-dropping, ski-bunny Slovenian Alp--with a slope so steep it would shred a mere mortal's calves and lungs. Lundstrom, 34, ra ... More >>