Art Alexakis

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    April 15, 2014

    For No. 42: Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball?

    While most of us are off sweating our taxes today, there is at least one cause for celebration. Today is Jackie Robinson Day, celebrating the anniversary of Robinson's first taking a major-league baseball field with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. As the first African-American MLB player, Robinson bla ... More >>

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    August 30, 2013

    50 States of Song Part 4: New Mexico to South Carolina

    When I was in third grade I learned all 50 states in alphabetical order thanks to a catchy tune. Now I'm hoping to stick that bit of trivia in your heads just in time for the new school year by celebrating each state with an appropriate song all this week. New Mexico: Heather Nova, "Out in New Me ... More >>

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    July 15, 2013

    Summerland: Everclear, Live, Filter & Sponge at Proof Bar Patio, 7/14/2013

    Summerland Tour Feat. Everclear, Live, Filter & Sponge Proof Bar Patio July 14, 2013 So Sunday afternoon, a bunch of the better bands on this whole '90s nostalgia bandwagon -- Everclear, Live, Filter, and Sponge -- played a free(ish) show on a parking lot at Proof Bar. And in all honesty, as chee ... More >>

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    July 12, 2013

    The 10 Lamest Bands of the '90s

    Talk to some people (we guess) and they'll tell you that '90s nostalgia is the only kind of nostalgia that matters. Sunday, the decade of Reality Bites, Doc Martens and frosted tips -- which, seriously, is the name of a San Francisco-based '90s cover band -- will definitely be back in full effect wh ... More >>

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    July 12, 2013

    Everclear's Art Alexakis on Living In Montrose, Fatherhood and Summerland

    It's 10 o'clock in the morning, and I'm still wiping the sleep from my eyes when a chipper Art Alexakis answers the phone with a warm, "Good morning." Only a few minutes later, he's laughing and regaling me with stories of his time spent in Houston, becoming a father and misadventures in San Francis ... More >>

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    January 3, 2013

    Happy Deathday, Edgar Cayce! 5 Songs For Our Favorite "Seer"

    On this day in 1945, a psychic named Edgar Cayce suffered a stroke that killed him. The famous sleeping prophet, who worked in Texas during the 1920s, was hailed far and wide for his abilities to heal the sick by entering a trance. He was even reported to be able to accomplish this remotely without ... More >>

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    November 8, 2012

    Last Night: Everclear at Scout Bar

    Everclear, Eve 6 Scout Bar November 7, 2012 Halfway through Everclear's performance at Scout Bar Wednesday night, the crowd had been thoroughly hyped and innumerable expletives had been shouted. Vocalist Art Alexakis then addressed the crowd. "Six years ago, we got to play two shows with the Rolli ... More >>

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    November 28, 2011

    Hey Pookie: Top 5 Cheesy Love Songs

    We recently started getting fan mail in addition to the more... creatively worded correspondence that we've always gotten in response to our articles. The accolades are worth almost as much as the paycheck, but we wanted to take this opportunity to pass on that praise to one of our favorite people. ... More >>

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    June 16, 2010

    What Do YOU Want To Do With Your Life??: Bad Dads In Music Videos

    Sorry ladies, he's taken. By my mom.​This weekend is Father's Day, a holiday in which fathers all over the Hallmark Empire receive cards and gifts ranging from power drills and bourbon to celebrate them sticking it out for the duration of your ragged existence on earth. Craig's Hlist and hi ... More >>

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    January 25, 2010

    Aftermath: Everclear's Perfect Soundtrack to Imperfection at House of Blues

    Photos by Jody Perry​While heading out of the House of Blues for some air, Aftermath and Mrs. Aftermath shared an elevator with Saturday's opener, Clayton Senne. Previously, we sat through his electric organ driven pop/soul act with annoyance and irritation. At the time, we found his banter ... More >>

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    January 21, 2010
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    July 27, 2000

    Look Who's Losin' It

    Amy Heckerling is clueless with her latest teen flick

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    December 30, 1999

    Sophomore Flops

    Record companies to artists: "What have you done for me lately?"

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    June 24, 1999
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    February 26, 1998
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    October 16, 1997
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    March 2, 1995