The perfectly penned Night Moves and the saccharine-sentiment-baiting, musical platitude of Old Time Rock and Roll.
In early 2005 I moved into what was my first whole place to myself as an adult. Before this I always had roommates or lived in boarding houses with shared bathrooms, kitchens and living spaces. For the past six months I had been living on a farm in Iowa County with Jason and Wendy Wickman … Continue reading The Maggie May Dance Assault
While waiting to see the therapist, Gunther makes his way around the room, studying the many paintings which adorn the lobby. There are impressionist watercolors of landscapes juxtaposed clumsily alongside surrealist and abstract impressionist paintings. He guesses that the goal here was to put patients at ease as they await their appointments, but the randomness … Continue reading Heavy Metal Body Dysmorphia
Although they are inarguably one of the most popular bands in the world today, in 1994 the Slack Magnets were playing their first string of shows in small venues scattered in and around Milwaukee, usually as an opening band for other relatively unknown indie and punk rock groups. Legend had always held these shows were … Continue reading Alas, The True Story Of The Most Famous Microphone Bomb Ever
No, really, this is probably the least absurd thing that will happen in 2020.