Mike Seely

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  • 1 year ago | Columns

    Via Wiki CommonsStopped clocks are right twice a day. Geoffrey Arend is married to Christina Hendricks. Performance artists get federal funding. Canada is south of Detroit. People wear Google Glass and think they look awesome. Some things you just...

  • 1 year ago | Columns

    Courtesy of the label Mainstream country music gets an unfair rap as being universally over-polished and formulaic, a notion that artists like Kacey Musgraves and Eric Church obliterate every time they strap on their guitars. B...

  • 2 years ago

    Road-weary and cash poor, Caitlin Cary and Thad Cockrell just needed a comfortable place to play — and stay — in St. Louis in July 2005. Or at least that's how Cary remembers it. "I'm pretty sure something either got canceled or we wer...

  • 5 years ago

    In Crazy Heart, Jeff Bridges plays a past-his-prime country singer named Bad Blake, who ekes out a living by playing bowling alleys and saloons throughout the American Southwest. So notorious a lush is Blake that the venues he plays typically refu...

  • 5 years ago

    Insanely intelligent, talented and good-looking (he used to bang Sandra Bullock), the 44-year-old Bob Schneider can and does play virtually every style of music. Really: If you put Mick Jagger, Alan Jackson, Woody Guthrie, Ozzy Osbourne and Kanye ...

  • 5 years ago

    While it might be a tad blasphemous to proffer that an offshoot of Canadian musical collective Broken Social Scene contains any one voice that should be heard more frequently than the others (an inherently capitalist suggestion), plenty of Stars f...

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