Courtesy of the artist.Patrick Stump is at a strange place, career-wise. As the guitarist and lead singer in Fall Out Boy, he helped instill a limber tunefulness many of the bands' pop punk peers lacked. That was one of many reasons FOB built a huge following -- but even those tracking Stump ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaThe cultural importance of records extends beyond the music within their grooves. Generation after generation has defined itself by its vinyl aesthetic. From Elvis Presley to The Beatles, The Sex Pistols to Madonna, the album cover has become a cultural landmark that encapsulates ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Novak's bartender Kelly Washam. Alissa NelsonKelly Washam never plans to close out her nights off at Novak's. "The staff here is so close. And there's a g ... More >>
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