A list of the Mexican's favorite books this year.
If you're more of a Diners Drive-ins and Dives basher than a Guy Fieri fan, and Man Versus Food turns your stomach, you might get a kick out of The Onion's latest video series. Porkin' Across America parodies the shows that have developed a cult like following as devoted fans follow their favorite p ... More >>
When Dirty Projectors' 2009 album Bitte Orca was released, it was treated as the second coming. Of course, there seems to be a new Album of the Decade crowned on a yearly basis. Even though I write about music on a regular basis for multiple outlets, I get annoyed with the publicity or hype that cer ... More >>
The Polyphonic Spree covers Neil YoungNeil Young is getting older. His songs, however, are timeless, effortless gems, graceful in their scruff and nearly impossible to break down. When an artist covers a Neil Young song, it only makes that artist look better.Such is the case with The Polyphonic Spre ... More >>
Denny's Mac and Cheese Big Daddy Melt, which was part of their "Lets Get Cheesy" MenuLast year, Planet Earth sorrowfully asked mankind "Why, dear peoples, why?" after the invention of something sinister and bizarre: KFC's Double Down. Well, congratulations, 2011: You are the mind-fuck of a fast ... More >>
Scattered Trees, The Alternate RoutesProphet BarAugust 8, 2011Better than: a band in a mismatched room on a quiet Tuesday.Drew ReynoldsScattered Trees The four members of Chicago's Scattered Trees took the stage at the Prophet Bar for a modest audience of perhaps 50 when they started their headli ... More >>
Via.At the Studio Club on Sherry Lane in Preston Center, The Gentlemen were, from left to right, Tommy Turner on keybs, a kneeling Tim Justice on drums, Mike Kelley on guitars and vox (on "Cry'n Shame"), Bruce Bland on bass and Seab Meador on lead guitars and vocals.Fans of the Dallas garage-rock ... More >>
The lastest show includes clips from "Dr. Rocco," who shares his lessons in one VHS tape called "Enjoying Love Making Through Hypnosis"You'll be reading plenty in the next few days about a certain other film festival coming up in town -- but for all you high-minded cinephiles who just can't wait, ... More >>