My word of the day calendar says that today's word is "skirl", which conveniently is defined as a musical term. Unfortunately, it is one that typically involves the act of bagpipin', and none of the bands listed this week feature that particular instrument. MISSED OPPORTUNITIES.
Alberta Cross plays ... More >>
If you are a woman who grew up in the '70s and '80s, you probably spent a lot of time in the company of Laura Ingalls and her family as they rolled along in their covered wagon across the American frontier of the 1870s and '80s, either in the form of the series of books that Laura wrote as an ... More >>
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A suspected Madison County meth maker took a polar bear plunge while attempting to elude policeAhhh, methamphetamine. It makes human beings do some amazing things -- amazingly dumb things.Take the case of 50-year-old Robert C. Kelly of Madison County, Illinois ... More >>
Watchers of LA Ink either loathe the guy or champion him, but Corey Miller -- who plays second fiddle to camera-magnet Kat Von D on the reality show -- describes himself as an old-school carny and folk artist, instead of a dramatic lightning rod. He also has an old-school surf-punk band (naturally) ... More >>