Look, Wilson Phillips, I am only human. I obviously surrender to your three-part harmonies, I find your lineage fascinating and there is no greater song to pair with the unbelievable acoustics of my shower than "Hold On."
But over the years you also taught me a thing or two as well. For example, ... More >>
Jason Pierce, high on life.With all Jason Pierce has been through over the past two decades, it's a wonder he's still alive. Even more miraculous: His band, Spiritualized, is still together. Even though his drug-heavy days are behind him, Spiritualized's recent albums are still just as hazy as Pu ... More >>
"Someday somebody's gonna make you wanna turn around and say goodbye..."Twenty-one years ago today, Wilson Phillips' "Hold On" shot all the way up the Billboard charts to become the No. 1 song in America. Somewhat adorably, the honor came 25 years after two-thirds of the vocal group's father, Bri ... More >>
If you hold on for one more day, things'll go your way.The infamous, mostly deadly, 20-inch snake that vanished from a Bronx Zoo's Reptile House five days ago (and may or may not have created a Twitter account in the process) was captured this afternoon. According to the Huffington Post, the thin ... More >>
We've got quite a backlog of CDs we've never gotten around to, so we're going to try to chip away at the pile with this regular feature. The plan: to take a few at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it.
Shawn Mullins (Atlanta, Georgia)Light You Up (Vanguard)Been there, heard th ... More >>
In 1990 I finished the White Rock Marathon. And it almost finished me.
This year, I get my revenge:
Back then I was a 26-year-old flatbelly, just a couple years removed from competitive cross country and a full-speed dork who would precede Saturday morning flag football at The Village Coun ... More >>