Hey look, Best Buy is in the news because it got something right for a change!Following last season, Best Buy decided to switch its NASCAR sponsorship from Richard Petty Motorsports to Roush Fenway Racing. And it already looks as though that switch will already pay off in hundreds of thousands of ... More >>
We've written about Marty Robbins here before, most notably on the anniversary of his recording of the Western revival, Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs -- click on over to learn about the history of that seminal album. But this dude's so cool, he warrants mention more than once so today, w ... More >>
Photo by Shelby FailleDale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. at a City of Music taping last fallDale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
June 15, 2011
7th St. Entry, Minneapolis
As Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.'s Joshua Epstein and Daniel Zott took the stage Wednesday night at the 7th St. Entry, it was hard to know what to expect f ... More >>
There's a bundle of conflicting impulses at work in the winning, swooning pop of Detriot's Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr. The languid guitars and loose-waisted melodies are at odds with the pulse-pounding, engine-revving nature of their namesake and the broken-down, end-times ennui of their home city -- a ... More >>
Tax dollars for NASCAR? Betty McCollum says no.Rep. Betty McCollum has become the target of some vile hate mail from a NASCAR fan.
The St. Paul congresswoman just tried unsuccessfully to defund the U.S. Army's $7 million NASCAR car sponsorship, labeling it as a waste of taxpayer money.
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McCollum isn't worried about NASCAR dads.The biggest drags on the national debt are entitlements and military spending, and Rep. Betty McCollum thinks the Army's $7 million sponsorship deal with NASCAR is a fine place for the Pentagon trim spending.
"It's just a waste of money," McCollum chi ... More >>