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Gansett Anniversary At The Met

[youtube]9FYtYkAZGpM&NR=1[/youtube] Back in the 50’s, innovative improv duo Mike Nichols and Elaine May were charting new comedic territory. They both went on to great success screenwriting and directing, but apparently had some bills to pay early on. With this often bizarre ad campaign, Narragansett Beer was staking its claim to the young, kookster demographic (and

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Whizzed This One Down Our Leg

One great bit featured on the old ‘SCTV’ television show was a ‘commercial’ for a business called Logos ‘R’ Us. The logo for this business was of course an over-designed tangle of illegible scribbles and letters. I suspect the designers of the ‘P’ sign did not see that particular episode, but they did have this

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Tor Johnson Records Presents Loud Night #6

Loud night #6 May 31st 8pm $7 / $5.75 in advance at www.torjohnsonrecords.com @ Firehouse 13 41 Central St Disappearer (on Magic Bullet/Trash Art) Sick Electric Gods & Queens (from Philly, on Robotic Empire) Millions (from Chicago, x-Small Brown Bike) Hollows

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Like some Jazz in your Rock? Check Otis Grove at Tazza Cafe FRIDAY April, 10th

There’s a new sound taking over the town known as Boston. If you’re by the banks of the Charles River as the moon glows over the muddy waters you very well may hear some thick, groovy beats banging out a trail for raw guitar licks and a soul-drenched Hammond organ. Yes indeed, ladies and gentleman

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Go out, and blog about it at the same time.

IndieArts/RI, Live Downcity, Tazza Caffe and DJ Ted James present NERDSDAY: Providence’s first DJ’d Tweet-Up and Work Session. Come down to Tazza Caffe on Thursday night (9:00 PM) and meet your fellow Twitter users. No Twitter account yet? Sign up here: http://twitter.com NERDSDAY is a different kind of social event, encouraging you to go and

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Get Yer Blackwater Teddies While You Still Can

Update: Colbert reminds us that Xenu is Scientology’s evil Galactic Overlord. Original Post: Beth- Does “Xe” play? Blackwater is trying to re-brand, henceforth to be known as Xe. And it doesn’t even stand for Xenon. “As many of you know, because we focus on continually improving our business that Xe is in the process of

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