As our nation's culture and economy continues to deteriorate, more and more people are taking an interest in watching people beat the shit out of each other. While, under normal circumstances, these events are highly promoted and take place in giant arenas after two opponents carefully train, there ... More >>
It hasn't been a good month for Sir Paul McCartney. The 71-year-old icon and former Beatle fell ill with a virus while preparing to kick off a tour of Japan in Tokyo late in May, subsequently cancelling all of his scheduled appearances in Japan and South Korea. It had been hoped that McCartney could ... More >>
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers made their fans happy twice over this morning with the announcement of a new album and a slew of North American tour dates taking place in late summer. The album, Hypnotic Eye, due out on Reprise Records July 29, is Petty's 16th studio album and his first in four year ... More >>
An 11-year-old sent to the Hill Country's Camp La Junta returns to his family with a horrible secret.
It's a strange commentary on the state of the music business that Dallas blues artists Smokin' Joe Kubek and Bnois King will play more gigs in Turkey this year than Texas.That's the blues for you. Musical partners for more than 20 years, they have played in all 50 states, dozens of countries and rel ... More >>
The following is an excerpt from the Beat poetry of Michael Woolman of Lincoln, Nebraska, available in a complaint filed in Dallas federal court yesterday. He claims he checked in to Baylor for tonsil and sinus surgery, and left with an unexpected gift. Punctuation and spelling remain unchanged.I ... More >>
BAND: The Show Is The RainbowVENUE: Hailey'sTIME: 10:30ish Crowds aren't really drawn to Lincoln, Nebraska, native Darren Keen's one-man band The Show Is The Rainbow. But once audiences glance over at the pudgy,sweaty Keen gryating/dancing away, they sure have ... More >>
At Kitchen Dog, Man From Nebraska offers a muted vision of midlife angst
Gary Floyd's hunky. That he's also helping find missing persons, well, that just makes him hunkier. As if being the Best Theater Heartthrob isn't enough, turns out local crooner Gary Floyd is also a do-gooder volunteering his talents and helping spread the word about missing persons. The Stone Str ... More >>
The Fire Theft finds its own day in the sun
Forget the Gloria Record's past. Just Start Here.
Desaparecidos want to return to a simple kind of life
The photography of Jock Sturges asks you to decide if it's the naked body that's offensive or just the time in which it lives