2 days ago | Stuff You Should Know About
Among the lingering fantasies of rock music lore is the idea (versus the reality) of what it's like to go out on tour with a band. Anyone whose ever hit the road with four or five other people on a mutual quest to play in front of new audiences, k...
5 days ago | Random Ephemera
Right now, many of my friends are obsessing over a new eight-part Netflix series named Stranger Things, and there's a lot of chatter about it on Facebook. I rarely get excited about TV series, even really good ones, but I took a chance on Stranger...
10 days ago | Rock
Recently, it was announced that horror-punk pioneers The Misfits would be reforming their "classic" lineup to play at Riot Fest in Chicago and Denver this fall. Almost immediately, the Internet went wild as the news spread. So why is this such a b...
12 days ago | Random Ephemera
A few days ago, a woman named Dani Mathers posted a secretly taken nude photo of a woman at her gym taking a shower onto the Internet. Mathers isn't some mean teenager with a kid's diminished ability to understand consequences, but is a 29-year-ol...
12 days ago | Whatever
L7 House of Blues July 15, 2016 "Fast and Frightening" is the name of a great song by L7, but "Fast and Amazing" might be a better description of the band's show at House of Blues last Friday. Anyone in the audience expecting a simple reunion show...
16 days ago | Random Ephemera
We live in a world where increasingly, people communicate through writing. This is interesting, because prior to our dependence on computers and the creation of online social networks, most folks probably didn't have to write very often. Unless a ...