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Hiatus Kaiyote
Hiatus Kaiyote
Hiatus Kaiyote

An Australian band that doesn’t fit neatly into any one musical category, Hiatus Kaiyote counts a wide-ranging array of fellow musicians among its fans. Everyone from The Roots drummer Questlove to London DJ Gilles Peterson has...

 
Beer
 
Pink Boots Society
Pink Boots Society
Pink Boots Society

Women drinkers ages 18 to 34 are increasingly choosing beer over wine as their preferred alcoholic beverage. Whether that is due to the craft beer revolution or other causes doesn’t matter to Teri Fahrendorf of the Pink B...

 
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The Melvins_Mackie Osborne
The Melvins_Mackie Osborne
The Melvins_Mackie Osborne

For almost 30 years now, the Melvins have operated on the fringes. Too heavy to be indie and too weird to really fit in with what passes for alternative, they influenced many of the Seattle bands that emerged in their wake but ...

 
 
Movie
 
Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me
Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me
Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me

Prior to seeing Nothing Can Hurt Me, non-fans–and even fans–of the band Big Star might wonder (justifiably) if a film could adequately contextualize one of pop’s most mythologized groups. That question is answered within ...

 
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Philip Anselmo
Philip Anselmo
Philip Anselmo

Former Pantera singer Phil Anselmo is known as one of heavy metal’s great screamers. He lives up to the billing on his first-ever solo effort, Walk Through Exits Only. Mixing metal, hardcore and industrial rock, Anselmo never l...

 
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Swans
Swans
Swans

Formed in New York more than 30 years ago, Swans are a seminal post-punk band providing an outlet for the primal instincts of frontman Michael Gira. Although there was a break up in 1997, the band reconvened in 2010 and has bee...

 
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Monastery Greetings
Monastery Greetings
Monastery Greetings

Will Keller had an inspired business idea: Monastery Greetings, a mail order business for goods made at monasteries, convents, abbeys and hermitages around the world. He started the company in his home, but quickly ran out of r...

 
 
Movie
 
The Way Way Back
The Way Way Back
The Way Way Back

The “way, way back” refers to the farthest set of seats that used to be in the old station wagons. You know, the ones that offer a back window view of cars coming up behind you. That position describes (literally and figurative...

 
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Bill Hader - The To Do List
Bill Hader - The To Do List
Bill Hader - The To Do List

In The To Do List, Aubrey Plaza plays Brandy, a straight A high school student determined to lose her virginity before heading off to college in the fall. She makes a checklist of the sexual acts and starts checking them off as...

 
Beer
 
Beers of Summer Pt 3
Beers of Summer Pt 3
Beers of Summer Pt 3

When it comes to summer tunes, we have at least two CDs worth of music percolating in our heads at any time. And beer, like music genres, comes in many wonderful flavors. Whopperjaw wanted to know what summer drinking means for...