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Radiohead, Al Gore Team Up For Gently Rockin’est New Years Eve Ever.

Well, maybe not teaming up per se, but The Greatest Band Ever (TM) will broadcast an in-studio performance of their incredible In Rainbows over at Radiohead.tv at midnight, and it will air in America on Al Gore’s Current TV commercial free. (Pitchfork)

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News Slap A.M. Edition

We took the Internet out back, slapped it around a little and it confessed to this: The US is may swoop into Pakistan and take care of this whole Bhutto mess, cowboy-style. Obama unveils new “Intense Obama”, bursts out of finely-tailored suit. David Letterman reaches

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More Best Stuff of ’07

This list comes from V. Von Ricci, one-half of electro-bastards Mahi Mahi. (We’ll give him the pseudonym Josh Kemp to protect his identity.) Here’s his Best Shit Of ’07®, after the jump.

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Well, if you’re reading this today:

After you’re done with your Chinese food and theater-hopping at Providence Place, head on up to Boston for the Matzoh Ball. More than a little lame, but the only show in town:Avalon, 15 Lansdowne Street. THE ALTERNATIVE TO JUST ANOTHER “SILENT NIGHT”! Hosted by the

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We pride ourselves on challenging our readers

Much more than Foucault challenges Chomsky in this here bitch-slapping: [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbUYsQR3Mes]

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It’s weird that we’re not in the “News of the Weird” more often

  Needless to say, “Weird” and “Rhode Island” are synonymous — more great press for the Ocean State: The Rhode Island Department of Health fined Rhode Island Hospital $50,000 in November because three doctors so far this year have performed neurosurgery on the wrong side

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Nabbed by Google Street View

From Stephen F. Miller. Mind your own business, Mr. and Mrs. generic East Side busy body. Better not be a beer party back there. Conspicuous and pleasant that we’re still off the grid. The closest you can get to PDD HQ is here.

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Top Stuff of ’07

We’re going to be posting some year-end lists from a variety of local musicians, writers, artists, and just plain good folk over the next few days. This first list comes from Mark Macdougall, label boss over at 75 Or Less records. Here’s his top music

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It’s that time of year

Ian gets unusually morose on us this week, with his 2007 retrospective/2008 preview, The Year of Impending Doom. As we prep to welcome the Year of Doom proper, he reminds us of a variety of moments we were happy to have begun to forget about,

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Hiya!

We won’t harp on this all day, we promise, but here are a few lovely pictures of the people who make this site happen. Photos by Jaime Lowe

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A Very Special Jersey Girls Holiday

It’s the holidays, people are super busy, we’ve got presents to wrap, so let’s not waste any time and just get right into it this week, shall we? Q: Ladies, I’m going to a New Year’s party where I’m going to have to see my

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We were one of the eight most important things that happened yesterday

According to the paper of record. We appreciate the good vibes, but isn’t there something more newsworthy than our shingle in this here blogosphere? Isn’t Roger Clemens on the juice? Didn’t a public employee somewhere answer the telephone with insufficient glee about their subservience to

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Point/Counterpoint: The Holidays

Point/Counterpoint is a critically acclaimed and award-aspiring-to column that has appeared in such esteemed publications like The Agenda and Providence Monthly. ProvidenceDailyDose.com is its new home, and it is here to serve you. Point: Aren’t The Holidays A Wonderful Time Of The Year! By Eric

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Let’s Check in with Jaime Millmather!

In this episode, our favorite blogger forces the holiday spirit on her scroogey roomates and single-handedly solves the local music conundrum. “…people are lazy sometimes and if its not in their face they wont know about it and therfore will not go.” She’s right you

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Dept. Of Sobering Facts

The Huffington Post reports today that 64 journalists died while covering the news in 2007 “The Committee to Protect Journalists said in an annual report that Iraq led the list for the fifth year in a row, with 31 dead, one fewer than a year

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Jersey Girls Always Mind They Own Bidness

Although the Jersey Girls spent most of yesterday afternoon driving their SUVs around Providence, single-handedly rescuing panicky children from trapped schoolbuses, they also managed to finish their new column. And they even spellchecked it this time! Sort of! This time they get a little help