For all of Aimee Mann's readily apparent songwriting gifts - lyrical turns of phrase, sophisticated melodies, compelling character sketches - humor would not be at the top of the list. A droll wit, certainly, but Mann's catalogue of recalcitrant sinners, bruised lovers and reckless addicts does not ... More >>
image viaA power outage could take your beloved Internet,TV and Wii away from you, but fortunately, there are other forms of entertainment besides Charades. Like books! (That is provided you have a flashlight or a candle.) Nikki Furrer, owner of Pudd'nhead Books (currently the reigning Best ... More >>
In October, the Incurables had the opportunity to open several Midwest dates for Alejandro Escovedo. Guitarist/vocalist Jimmy Griffin agreed to keep a tour diary for A to Z. Here's the second installment; part one is here. All photos are from the Bloomington, Illinois, show. Stay tuned to A to Z for ... More >>
At 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, Blood Into Wine is screening at the Tivoli Theatre. The documentary -- which was co-directed/produced by Ryan Page and Christopher Pomerenke, the pair responsible for documentaries such as Moog and The Heart Is a Drum Machine -- centers on the wine-making end ... More >>
Brad Bird does it again; health inspectors everywhere shaken to their core.
Week of February 22, 2007
The Mel Brooks Collection
The Yard Dogs are here