March 26, 2017

Frankie Knuckles: R.I.P.

April 1, 2014 Alibi Pierce 1

Frankie Knuckles, “The Godfather of House,” died yesterday at 59, and nothing can be said here that isn’t being written beautifully by people much smarter and way more knowledgable than me all over the internet. […]


March 25, 2014 Oskar Thompson 1

on March 8th the downward spiral turned 20 so my wife and I listened to it (twice), which led to more listening of ’94, which somehow ended with the smiths as we transitioned to 12 […]


March 18, 2014 Oskar Thompson 0

risk for artists: there are two types of people: one works to express their training; one uses training as start.

Courtney Love: Map Genius

March 17, 2014 Alibi Pierce 0

Courtney Love made quite the discovery, if you’re to believe her Twitter feed. Referencing Tomnod–the mapping tool used to crowdsource the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370–grunge’s favorite crazy aunt asserts, “I’m no expert […]

#ignorance is bliss

March 15, 2014 Oskar Thompson 3

there is a jimmy johns downtown and frankly i really enjoy their sandwiches. the service is impeccable; the guy would see me come in, holler my order (because I always get the same thing) and […]


March 13, 2014 Oskar Thompson 0

mmm that makes sense. it doesn’t come out negative from him and I hope I don’t sound negative not really, but not warm fuzzies either – i know what you’re meaning, but I’ve realized recently […]

Stuff Your Face: Cheap Twinkies

February 12, 2014 Alibi Pierce 0

Maybe you’re one of those stoners who hits the pipe and immediately thinks “TWINKIES!” Or maybe “DING DONGS!” That’s perfectly acceptable. While I’m not one of those stoners, I am the stoner that will eat […]

What Happened to the Stop Button?

January 30, 2014 Alibi Pierce 0

The stop button has disappeared. Once ubiquitous, these buttons with the solitary but powerful impressed square were seen on every device from the Walkman to DVD players. If a device played media, it had a […]

Frank Zappa

January 22, 2014 Alibi Pierce 0

Frank Zappa didn’t actually say, “Politics is the entertainment branch of the military-industrial complex.” But he said something close. And, honestly, if he had said that, he would have been right. Goddamn, I love being […]

Cocaine: The Anti-Party Drug?

January 22, 2014 Alibi Pierce 0

Cocaine has a reputation as a party drug, but do coke users really like parties? New evidence suggests not. Researchers at the University of Zurich have found that heavy users find social interaction less rewarding […]

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