Thursday, July 18, 2019

Journalism Ethics 101: What not to do when you call a band a white...

Yesterday, Lonnie Nasatir, Director of the Anti-Defamation League's Upper Midwest Region, wrote this opinion piece for CNN.com about white power music. The article was a response to...

On the Death of the Adversary

  "If you like, I am glad that he is dead. At the same time his loss wounds me. Why? He has taken a piece of my life...

Five Shockingly Addictive Summer Reality Shows

While you were probably out for at least a portion of this summer feeling the grind of warm sand squeeze between your toes, later letting cool evening...

Hey, Frat Dude: Back Away From My Fave Bands

Ryan Adams Ben Kweller The Avett Brothers Ben Folds Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band And most recently, Band Of Horses These are just a handful of the shows (all of which...

Touch and… ah hell.

  I was gonna call this blog, "Touch And Gone," and talk about how the downsizing of Touch And Go Records is sad for about three zillion reasons, not the least of...

Hostage Calm’s guide to ballot provisions: Marriage Equality, Marijuana and More

Everyone is focused on the close race for president. The presidency holds an enormous amount of power, so this national attention is understandable. But for many young...

The greatest blog that ever lived (variations on a shaker hymn).

Anyone who knows me knows my favorite album of all time is this: Out of the thousands of albums I've owned (and the thousands more I've had the...

Hey, You In The Back! – Bruno

Every Time I Die frontman Keith Buckley answers your burning cinematic questions. Sort of.  What is the best film scene featuring an impressively bearded man performing intercourse? –Ian...

The Mold

I remember back in early 1992 when we did that cover of AP with Nirvana. Hell, I believe we were the first national magazine to have them on...

Bloggings on an otherwise anniversary.

This past Saturday, July 12, was the fourth anniversary of my first day of work at AP. It's kind of nuts to me to think about these...