Legendary battles with Lester Bangs in Creem revealed the depth of Reed’s ennui by Patrick Vecchio For several years in the 1970s, I was a fan of Lou Reed, who died Sunday […]
by Patrick Vecchio I was searching YouTube the other day for a Jason Isbell song I thought a LiveJournal friend should hear. I found the song, and while I was listening to […]
by Jon Epstein Concert Review: Warrior Soul at The Maywood, Raleigh NC, July 14, 2013. As I write this review, CNN is on the television, the talking heads essentially lipsyncing the propaganda […]
by Sarah Allegra It was last Tuesday, July 2nd, that I found out about the tragic deaths of the 19 firefighters in Arizona a few days earlier. At the same time, I […]
by Greg Thow Denver, CO.
by Dan Ryan It was a little like the scenario in that Kinks song “Lola,” but only in passing. I met her in a little place called Seoul Bar, which is in […]
NOTE: “NSFW” isn’t quite right. Not Safe To Read, period, is closer. WARNING: This article contains depictions of a doctor inserting a hypodermic needle into a man’s penis and may leave readers lying […]
by J. Stephen O’Brien Read that headline again. It doesn’t say, “killed by five-year-old.” That’s so common these days that it almost doesn’t warrant a mention in the local weekly. People leave […]
New oxygen microparticle technology breakthrough: Man, what would Lance Armstrong have given for this?
by Michael Pecaut, PhD A spectacular story was making the rounds on Facebook yesterday: Scientists Invent Oxygen Particle That If Injected, Allows You To Live Without Breathing. A team of scientists at the […]
Why bad school rankings hurt our children (or, are you listening, US News Best High Schools Rankings?)
by J. Stephen O’Brien The annual US News rankings of US high schools is out today. Here are the assessments of two high schools in two states. High School #1 Reading proficiency […]