Archive for January 3rd, 2013

This Evening: In Recovery

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Demos by Safari Dudes >>> Out at the Barbary, a whole smattering of bands will be celebrating the first Thursday of our dear year full of opportunity, 2013, including Worshyper, Safari Dudes, Boy Scout of America, and DJ sets from Bearbait and Power Animal. And for those with the post holiday shopping blues, it’s only […]

Mummblings: An Afterword

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

>>> Here is video linked from Slate of the Ferko performance, which for our benefit, doubles as a horrible race argument all over the comments. [YouTube] >>> Jonathan Zimmerman over at Philly.com breaks down the inclusion of “drag queens” in the parade, its history, and what it means for the future. [Philly.com] >>> And here’s […]

Attn. Budding Figure Skaters And Fabulous People: A Horsham Company Is Auctioning Off Some Of Johnny Weir’s Clothing

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Figure skaters wear some flashy get-ups. And in a sport where nearly everyone dresses like Björk, Johnny Weir stands out as some kind of ultra-Björk, which is a good idea for a Godzilla-style movie set in Iceland. Anyway, some of those extravagant outfits Weir used during his stint on Skating with the Stars, practice costumes […]

New Year’s Eve In Los Angeles Featured Jamie Kennedy, Macy Gray, And The Most Beautiful Television Disaster We’ve Ever Seen

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

This New Year’s Eve, KDOC in Los Angeles decided to have their first ever live NYE Show, and what went to air was an unmitigated disaster. Audio dropped out, f-bombs flew all over the place, and cameras didn’t seem to ever be on the right people (and even when they were on the right people, […]

Dept. Of Good Things: The Silver Ages, And Religion For Atheists

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

The Silver Ages from Nate Johnson on Vimeo. All around us, traditions and institutions are crumbling. And that’s okay. That’s just the way it is with The Old Stuff: Some of it needs to go, and some it doesn’t but it does anyway. Usually, these things are not up to us as individuals and communities […]

XPN2 Now Singer-Songwriter Radio: 24/7 Access To Songwriters Without Finding Their Socks On Your Floor

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

When you were young, if you wanted access to singer-songwriters 24/7, it would cost you half your bed, most of your food and probably your mental well-being. But that was before the internet proved itself of use for more than just porn. Wednesday, WXPN announced a format change in its streaming station, XPN2. The new station […]

Larry Mendte Fired From A Gig You Didn’t Even Know He Had

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Aw, buddy.

It Would Be The Most Magical Late Xmas Present Ever If We Could Get #iamnotmummerscum Trending Locally

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

A dream fancier than dem golden slippers, even. Previously: Surprise! The Entire Enterprise Of Mummery Is Built On Racism And Ignorance

Rumblings: Liquor And Drugs

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

>>> Let’s start with booze: Has it ever had a better ambassador in this town than one Fergus Carey? For even the bro-ese language of PhillyMag’s Jason Fagone (let us paraphrase: Bro, I got mad drunk with this awesome Irish dude, bro) cannot keep him down. Second question: Where the fuck is the “Loft District,” […]

The Way We Live Now: The Channel 12 Fund Drive That Never Ends

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Earth to Channel 12: You didn’t build that. In the world of public media, fund drives are a necessary evil — an interruption into your regularly scheduled programming that serves to remind you that the NPRs and the WHYYs of the world don’t play by the same rules as the other guys, but also, most […]