The Gaslight Anthem with the Bouncing Souls and Cory Branan First Avenue Mainroom, Minneapolis Thursday, February 28, 2013 Dust off those newly collectible Nets snapbacks, gang, we had ourselves a double-header of Jersey pop-punk at the Mainroom last night. Fresh off of their major-label debut an ... More >>
Schools across the country have banned the bracelets.A Wisconsin eighth-grader is suing her principal and school district for the right to wear a somewhat silly bracelet that deals with a deadly serious topic. Kaisey Jenkins, a student at Sauk Prairie Middle School in central Wisconsin, says the ... More >>
diymusician.cdbaby.comJust say no to EVOO!With life seeming to move at an ever-quickening pace, we often resort to abbreviations--'breves, if you will--to keep up. But when it comes to food writing, here are five words that should never, ever be shortened because they are just. so. annoying ... More >>
The boys are thirsty in Atlanta, but that's okay; there's beer in Texarkana. "Atlanta to Texarkana and back in twenty-eight hours? That ain't never been done before!" That may be a long way to go, and you may only have a short time to get there, but when you got a sumbitch like Burt Reynold ... More >>
Banned in Wisconsin.The "I Heart Boobies" breast cancer awareness bracelets that made Fairmont High School officials blush last September have now been banned at Wisconsin's Sauk Prairie Middle School. And thanks to seventh-grader Kaisey Jenkins' older sister, the American Civil Liberties U ... More >>
The aughts saw indie rock go mainstream. Here's the top 5 indie songs we couldn't escape this decade.
Perhaps our worst nightmare has just come true: Rep. Michele Bachmann, one of the whitest unhip Republicans in Congress, is trying to talk in slang.
Tim Pawlenty might or might not be the VP nominee, but he's relishing the role of factually challenged attack dog.
"Bananas," as in slang for "really cool," went from underground to overground in quite a hurry, thanks in large part to Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback Girl," which I like. So assuming that "bananas" is played, and since we're from the just-the-basics Midwest, how do y'all feel about using "potatoes" to m ... More >>
John Barth's Excruciatingly Self-Conscious Novel Finds Metafiction Slipping Into Monstrosity
Desdemona: a play about a handkerchief