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Led Zep Confirm Reunion

Led Zeppelin have confirmed their one-off reunion gig that will be held at the O2 Arena in London on November 26, or as the Brits say, 26 November. (What’s with that?) Tickets will start at $125 ( I couldn’t find the symbol for pounds) and

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Best Holiday Ever?

During my research on this morning’s announcement of Putin’s nomination of Victor Zubkov for the post of prime minister, I came across a rare bit of good news from Russia: citizens of Ulyanovsk, birthplace of Lenin, have been given the day off from work to

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Kanye Is A Giant Fucking Baby

Judging by the mostly-audio clib below, dude needs to chill a bit. Look, I’m sure it was insulting losing out to the Black Eyed Peas “lass year”, but really, why do you even want a VMA? It’s like an award for being the shittiest at

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News You Can Use

Today’s Headlines Tommy Thompson will appeal to Godless heathens everywhere. (Yahoo) Putin decides that maybe Russia doesn’t really, you know, need a government. (HuffPo) Led Zeppelin to confirm reunion today! Insert your own shark fucking joke here, it’s totally cool with us. (BBC News) For

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Good Morning Starshines!

Be prepared for wave after wave of posts today, lots of stuff going on. But it’s early and I’m tired, so here’s my favorite scene from Annie Hall… You’re Welcome!

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The Dunk Renovation Presses On

  The (much costlier than expected) rehab of the Dunkin Donuts center presses on. I’m quite skeptical of the notion that this particular endeavor, or much of the supposed “economic development” of recent years will actually serve to improve the lives of the average resident

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I’m Too Sexy For Southwest

I have come to love Southwest’s cheap flights out of TF Green. But $59 to BWI is not worth the price of freedom, even for an extra bag of peanuts. Last week the airline had tried to kick 23 year old ASU student and Hooters

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Brown Obama Brouhaha

Brown Students for Barack Obama (BSFBO) will be holding its kick-off meeting tonight at 10 PM in Wilson Hall, room 102, on the Main Green. I would urge any local Obama supporters to come and show support. BSFBO won a great victory today by acquiring

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Wake Me Up When Petraeus is Done Talking

Democracy is alive and kicking today as the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees convened to hear testimony on things we already know about an unwinnable war they are seemingly powerless to stop from two individuals, General David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker, who ascended to

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Kanye West Demands More Attention Than 9/11

With the release of his new album, Graduation, coinciding with the sixth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Kanye West has angrily lashed out at the media for devoting more time to a national tragedy of biblical proportions than the release of the hip-hop superstar’s uneven

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From The Dept. Of My Favorite Band Is Awesome

Anyone who has spent at least one half second around me this summer knows that I’m totally gay for The National. This song, and the incredibly sweet video that accompanies it completely nails my feelings about being single; it is the greatest thing ever while

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For Over 300 Rhode Islanders, Marijuana Provides Legal Pain Relief

Take the time and read this excellent article by Amanda Milkovits in todays Journal. I was surprised by the number of legal prescriptions here in Rhode Island, which was the 11th state to legalize medical marijuana. Governor Carcieri, whose two vetoes of medical marijuana legislation

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Daily Dose International Headlines

There’s a big scary world out there America, here’s where we deliver the fear to your doorstep. Clinton to return $850,000 in donations gathered by rogue fund-raiser Norman Hsu (NYT) Area the size of Florida melts in the Arctic in just 6 days (ABC) Mitt

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Grilling on the Edge: 4th Annual Hoe Down

This Saturday, 4-9pm. At the Urban Edge Farm, 31 Pippin Orchard Rd, Cranston. Southside Community Land Trust’s annual celebration of local agriculture. Music, dancing, gourmet BBQ featuring local foods and drinks, farm tours, children’s activities, urban agriculture demonstrations, 4 local breweries, 3 local vineyards, homemade