Fifteen years ago today, the body of Kurt Cobain was discovered in Seattle. I still remember where I was; I know many other people around my age do, too. Here's one of the best videoclips of Nirvana out there.
In this week's paper, Mike Appelstein interviewed Tom of the Welsh septet Los Campesinos! This was my favorite bit:
Who's "the other Kurt"?
Tom: That's a really good story actually. While we were recording that song with John Goodmanson, we were talking with him. I think he was the first pers ... More >>
The audience present for the 8:30 p.m. Bad Plus set last evening leaned more toward curious observers than diehard fans. It was difficult to suspect the sort of crowd that would take interest in the piano, bass, and drum trio, and even harder to guess what aspect of the group appealed to whom. Some ... More >>
Update: Coverage and photos of the protest: "Prop 8 Leaves Some Missourians in Marital Limbo"
A protest against California's Proposition 8, which bans gay marriage, is set for noon Saturday on the steps of the Old Courthouse.
Show Me No Hate has been set up to inform people about the demonstrat ... More >>