If you don’t like reading interviews about musical performers taking mushrooms, washing meat out of semi trucks, and about biblical figure Moses creaming his robe, Billy Corgan’s friends, Modest Mouse's Isaac Brock’s jaw, or first girlfriends dying way, way too soon, then just don’t click on this, or touch it or however you were planning on interacting with this, just stop.
If you like Califone, you know that their new record Stitches is very good, and you love how the music they make is an amalgamation of organic, folksy-type string instrumentation combined with technology (and by technology, I mean broken, misused/abused technology or often just the sound of electronic [...]
Thirty years after the Tylenol murders in Chicago, are they about to commission a grand jury in the case? Also, there is an oral history of the Tylenol murders, if that's your sort of thing.
Happy-making sentence of the day: "Therefore, instead of New York City enduring the worst of winter this year, it will likely be Chicago." I mean, unless you live in Chicago. In which case, my sympathies.
Despite tens of thousands of protestors, police with teargas and a total shutdown of the Internet by the government, Rahm Emanuel will ultimately end up on the Chicago mayoral ballot.
Hole has been touring hard this summer. The band is now in Minneapolis, then heading for Japan, then playing some west coast dates. Early on, the words "disaster" were being used-but by the time they got to Texas, the reports we were hearing were "amazing." Our chief Chicagoland correspondent reports in.
I woke up early the morning that the tickets for the Hole concert went on sale just in case the show sold out. The idea of seeing Courtney Love-a for-real rock icon-live made me freak out. I didn't bother to make plans with friends to see the show; I assumed that I'd know a handful of people [...]
The folks at Apple Action News (see earlier entries) have turned their attention to the recent White Sox bathroom sex hijinks story, with rather remarkable results. As the sharp-eyed correspondent who spotted it points out:
1) the feet are NOT pointing up, as clearly stated; this answers none of our questions. 2) i think there is a person holding a boom mike up over the stall door, which is my favorite part of the whole video 3) those girls are straight out of a dove "real women" ad
The organist in the restroom is a nice touch as well. Also, good morning!