[Editor's note: This article was orginally printed by our sister paper, OC Weekly, where Andrew Youssef is based. Youssef is the author of the Last Shot column that we have been running, which chronicles his struggle against cancer in his own words.] Sneakers squeaking on white tiles, Andrew Yousse ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>
Deep inside Spotify headquarters, at this very moment, some poor marketing team is tasked with the idea of making Spotify gift accounts sound like a good idea for a Christmas present. I know this because I am too cheap to pay to make the Spotify ads go away. So far they've been wise enough not to ... More >>
courtesy Washington UniversityA sample PET scan. The image on the right is brighter, which means it shows lower dopamine levels.Though it seems like every kid who used to be labeled "hyperactive" now has attention deficit disorder, not all forms of ADD are the same, and some treatments can wo ... More >>
For a guy who makes some of weird sounding shit, Tom Fec is a pretty normal dude. He exercises. He dreams of giving up, getting fat and going bald. He loves the '80s, but not in a lame, ironic way. But Fec crafts day-glo hallucinogenic pop with Black Moth Super Rainbow, and drops bass like a ... More >>
Big Boi mugs for the camera.Did you hear the one about the rapper who got busted for Ecstasy and Viagra? Earlier this week, Outkast rapper Big Boi got pinched for MDMA powder, Ecstasy pills, and an illegal prescription of the little blue pill for his disco stick. Which got us thinking -- what ... More >>
Alexandra ValentiThe Black Angels has reached the point of royalty among today's lysergic rock outfits. In between relentless touring and putting out killer albums and EPs, the Austin five-piece started Austin Psych Fest, now in it's fourth year. For its third full length, 2010's Phosphene Dr ... More >>
Colby Rasmus and Brendan Ryan are really good baseball players. thedirty.comI just have to keep telling myself that. Brendan Ryan is one of the best defensive shortstops in the game, and I once saw Colby Rasmus save a group of orphans who were out Christmas caroling when a terrorist fired a ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/crackdogThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer, which Mark Twain published in 1876, recounts the adventures of a young boy growing up in the 1840s in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, Missouri, on the banks of the mighty Mississippi.These adventures include: tricking his pals into whitew ... More >>
www.zazzle.comIt's a concert ten years in the making: Nelly is headlining a show at the Pageant on Sunday. He's performed a few times over the past year (making cameos when various St. Lunatics opened for Lil' Wayne and T.I. at separate gigs at Chaifetz Arena) but this is the first time in a lo ... More >>
It's tough being a Rams fan these days. But hey, if you think it's tough following the team, just think of how hard it is trying to sell this team to the people of St. Louis.They get outscored by something along the lines of 10-1 in the first half, and then it gets really ugly. That scenario could v ... More >>
Battered by the pounding they took on the gridiron, former players say the National Football League has abandoned them.
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Unreal gets sweaty with the World's Strongest Man and talks with an expert in yoga for dogs. And, uh, note to City Hall: Restock the TP.
In 2005, longhairs got more progressive than ever
Rehearsing My Choir (Rough Trade)
Rushmore Academy/ Princeton
Week of October 26, 2005
Maybe it's time for this blade to stop swinging
Mike Mills' debut is smart, funny and gorgeously sad
Tucker Booth disses on the lot while the Wall Street Journal has a lot of love for Erin Bode
The Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center relieves social constipation, one ear-splitting roar at a time
Sesame Street looks spaceward
Given up for adoption as an infant, the author sets out to climb his family tree
The WB's elimiDATE is as far from reality as television can get
Drugs could have saved the world from Black, Black Ocean
Pointessential 7 has the sound you've come to expect
Scratch reveals the power of two turntables, minus the microphone
Angela Coffel, the first woman in Missouri deemed a sexually violent predator, is locked up despite overwhelming evidence that she isn't one.
Detect (Force Tracks)
A jury gives a mother an earful -- and its sympathy
Emotionally disturbed teenagers in Illinois used to be shipped off to locked institutions in other states. Stuart Marcus and Tim Carl brought some of them home.
Tuesday, Nov. 16; Side Door