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Daily Archives: 04/03/2008

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Heidi Go Boom

It would appear that Swiss cats, and everything else on the face of the earth, are still at risk. This from Gail Collins’ column today: … it turns out that there’s a giant particle accelerator in Switzerland that critics say could create a black hole

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Proofread, people. Proofread.

His family wants a wedding, her kids love him, a secret sexy hideaway. Dear Us Weekly, Please learn how sentences work before your next issue. Love, Matthew Lawrence PS–That might be the most uninteresting yet terrible picture of Jake and RWith that I’ve ever seen.

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Get Out Of The Office And Into The Springtime!

Maybe it’s because I recently finished reading Scott Plagenhoef’s mildly interesting but ultimately really frustrating book about If You’re Feeling Sinister. Maybe it’s because I’m just six songs away from playing Belle and Sebastian for the 1000th time on my computer at work. Probably, though,

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Radio On!

Indie pluckers The Low Anthem will be gracing the airwaves this evening on WBSR’s weekly Live Block show. These guys are nominated in that Phoenix Music Poll for best local act and album of the year, so if you like what you hear send them

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Kraftwerk, Neu! founder Klaus Dinger Dies

Klaus Dinger, founder of krautrock legends Kraftwerk and one of my all time favorites Neu!, died on March 20th at the age of 61. His rhythmic drumming style, dubbed ‘motorik’, was an inspiration to countless punk, post-punk and new wave groups not to mention Kraftwerk’s

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Ask The Jersey Girls

This week: dirty texting, going downtown, and actual research! Q: Dear Jersey Girls, I hooked up with this guy last weekend, and the next morning he sent me a text message “thanking me for riding his c***”… how am I supposed to take that?

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Swing Skirt Apron

So, usually I just make my own aprons, but I only do the skirt type because I like the fullness in the bottom, which leaves my top covered in flour most days. Later today, I’ll be heading to Target to pick up toothpaste (2 for

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Spiralling outta control

Well, it seems like there’s a broad abstract recognition that this wind energy thing is probably a good idea.  After all, it moves all those boats around!  But it’s harder and harder to tell which proposals have legs, who’s running interference, what’s just plain old

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Cue the Peanut Gallery II

Sounds reasonable, right? Aiming his comments at a bill that would allow the expungement — or permanent sealing — of multiple misdemeanors from an individual’s record, DeRobbio said: “I would ask the committee to consider the reason that Rhode Island has had an expungement procedure:

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WWJD?

Um, maybe not shit on poor people: PROVIDENCE — The emotional debate over illegal immigration moved from the governor’s office to the steps of a church this afternoon as religious leaders from around the state called on Governor Carcieri to rescind his executive order cracking