Recently, my enemies have been accusing me of having a problem with hats. Maybe it's because I am (predictably) a bald, pale music critic and wearing a hat makes me look like a Nosferatu vampire-creature. But personally, I think someone's choice of headwear can tell a lot about a person -- usually h ... More >>
Et tu, Mr. Peanut? How many times have we reached blindly into a can of Planters Cocktail Peanuts to sate our need for salt -- when it comes to snacking, we're basically the salt vampire from that episode of the original Star Trek -- believing your product to be sacrosanct? Now comes word from the ... More >>
BunnygruntAfter last weekend's total insanity, things are a little calmer in the 'Lou. As usual, however it wasn't hard to find ten things you could be doing with your time: Kinky Friedman plays tonight at Off Broadway, the Incurables are releasing an EP at the same place tomorrow and Bunnygr ... More >>
Does the Bad Sex in Fiction Award come with a little sticker that goes on the cover?Jonathan Franzen's latest novel Freedom may not have been nominated for the National Book Award (though it sold way more copies than the eventual winner, Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon -- which Daily RFT paid abs ... More >>
The Wii's Big Brain Academy makes summer school cool.