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Daily Archives: 04/25/2008

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Just Don’t Think About The Funny Pee Smell

We’ll have asparagus this week. It’s kind of a big deal. Wintertime Farmers’ Market Saturday from 12-3pm @AS22o Plus a lot of greens from Simmons Farm and Red Planet. Like, a lot of greens.

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let’s finally settle this

When it comes to dancing, who’s worse … Zombies or Episcopalians? Following the actual Z-Day invasion in and around Thayer Street as previously described here, there will be a pahty across the river with Mike and Cat and the gang. Drive carefully (it’s too far

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Legendary Six Finger Satellite Reunite

By Michael Grigelevich Back when wearing shorts with Doc Martens and ripping off Neil Young was the order of the day, Providence’s Six Finger Satellite donned suits, signed to Sub Pop, and released a string of near-perfect records of the electro, post-punk variety. Critics and

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Smoke Monster! Smoke Monster! Smoke Monster!

Wow, good Lost last night, eh? If you count the last episode from like, 4 weeks ago you witnessed the death of Rousseau, which was pretty shocking in itself because I always felt she’d be someone who sticks around ’til the end, Carl, who I

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Blood From a Turnip Continues

“The Adventures of Fat Nancy & Crisco” continues at Perishable Theatre’s Blood from a Turnip Late Night Puppet Salon Providence, RI: Perishable Theatre, The May edition of Blood From a Turnip will feature: Ergot Players from New Bedford-The Ergot players are guerilla theater, manic, tense,

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Get Out Of The House Tonight

Friday Night: AS220 MEME Ensemble, Butch Rovan of Grey Code (and guests!) and Metropolis. Experimental, electronic and world-type jams and compositions. Zorn factor: 8.9 9pm, $5 Jake’s presents Exile On Richmond St. This week’s guests: The Cold War DJs. Indie rock, glam, new wave, psychedelic,

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Is it Z-Day already?

No need to worry about the rice shortage when human flesh is so plentiful — good source of protein too — so let’s get zombified. 8:30 PM — Preparations for the third annual Zombie Day invasion take place in the Upper Quad at RISD, 55

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Gorgeous New Photos from Baz Luhrmann’s Australia

Australia is both co-written and directed by Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann of Moulin Rouge! and Romeo + Juliet previously. Other high profile screenwriters Ronald Harwood (The Pianist, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly), Stuart Beattie (Collateral, Pirates of the Caribbean, G.I. Joe), and Richard Flanagan

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Redux: Best bill ever

Some folks wanna make Ultimate Fighting okay in RI.  And it means passing a bill that looks like this: (3) “Eye gouge” means digging the fingers in and around the opponent’s eye; (4) “Fishhook” means hooking the fingers into an opponent’s mouth, nostrils, or ears

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Plastic bags and immigration

Who crazy?  YOU crazy. Should we ban plastic bags? Yes, and while we’re at it, let’s ban shopping altogether. It’s the first step toward the prohibition of capitalism. Governor-elect Elizabeth Roberts can lead us into Little Rhodys’ Gilded Age of Socialism, where illegal immigration becomes

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First thing in the AM

Do this.  Though, fyi-  better to raise money when people are drunker than they are at 9am: 2008 Earth Day Breakfast of Champions Awardees Unveiled Honorees selected for their work to build a green economy. Clean Water Action, Environment Rhode Island and Ocean State Action