Tipper Gore

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    1984: A Probing Musical Retrospective

    George Orwell's predictions in his dystopian classic 1984 seem more apt for 2014 than the titular year. The scale and scope of our intelligence agencies suggest that Big Brother is well and truly with us. Our corruption of the English language in social media is more than reminiscent of newspeak (LO ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    Geto Boys' Willie D on Fighting Authority and FBI: "We Had Doors Kicked In, Been Set Up"

    By Travis Cohen The bands that last, they're the exceptions to the rule. The Geto Boys are that kind of long-lasting, exceptional group. And after 24 years, they're still going strong and they're headed to St. Louis this Sunday to perform at the Coliseum Music Lounge. See Also: Ask Willie D - RFT ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Nappy Roots, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Pastor Troy, Kenny Loggins and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Last Collector Standing: Cliff Hardesty, Owner of CD Reunion, on BBQing with Ozzy and the Who's Iconic Album Covers

    Jon Scorfina​Sometimes the best reason to collect records is for the unabashed love of the music. Picking up from a short winter hiatus, Last Collector Standing met up with Cliff Hardesty, who, above anything else, is a genuine music lover. He is also the owner of multiple record stores, inclu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Four Loko, 7-Eleven

    image viaDrink of the Week is not acquainted with these hipsters, nor do we recognize the beach. But we're betting the Four Loko they've got is the original regular, not the reformulated unleaded.​If you subscribe to that line about living fast, dying young and leaving a good-looking corpse, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Blagojevich Trial, Radio Silence Start Tomorrow

    Image source​It's been a grim week so far -- oil continues to spill out into the Gulf, the Israeli Army fought a Gaza aid flotilla and Al and Tipper Gore are separating -- and it's about to get grimmer. Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, who has been going to hilarious lengths to protes ... More >>

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    July 1, 2008
  • Music

    December 29, 2004


    We list this year's real stinkers, get some critical advice from the folks and look at some scary new downloading laws

  • Music

    June 4, 2003

    Agoraphobic Nosebleed

    Altered States of America (Relapse)

  • Culture

    May 28, 2003

    Dem Blues

    The left, turning right, was plain wrong to attack pop culture

  • Music

    December 4, 2002

    White Riot

    Jewish pottymouth MC Paul Barman makes a brilliant hip-hop oddity

  • News

    August 16, 2000

    Running Scared

    Rally in St. Louis exposes Democrats' weak strategy

  • Calendar

    March 15, 2000

    Stage Fright

    It takes real metal to interview W.A.S.P.'s Blackie Lawless