In this week's print edition, Senior Writer Roy Kasten interviews Jay Farrar, longtime leader of Son Volt and first-time author, about the band's new album Honky Tonk (due out March 5) and his new book Falling Cars and Junkyard Dogs (due out March 19). "The impetus to write the book was born out of ... More >>
bukowski.netThe two of us are giggling like little girls. The drunk to our left is telling the bartender (loudly, unsolicited) how to make something called a Flaming Dr Pepper. "First you take all your flaming liquors...."
"What exactly is a 'flaming liquor?'" she asks softly.
"Um, cinnamon ... More >>
photo of Sunny Swanson via www.bnd.com/news/crime/story/972782.htmlThe story of Sunny Swanson is a sad, strange one and George Pawlaczyk of The Belleville News-Democrat does a damn fine job telling it.If you missed the tale in today's BND, here's the Cliff's Notes version:Swanson, 38, was homeles ... More >>