The Replacements Say Goodbye and Then Hello: A Retrospective

The Replacements performed in Chicago this past Sunday for the first time in 22 years.

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The Blisters’ Last Waltz

“What is that?” a woman asks, pointing to my wristband.

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Can a Burger Taste Like Heavy Metal?

It‘s a filthy hot Chicago morning, and I’m trying to guess what Ozzy Osbourne tastes like.

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I Once Sold All My Records and Now I Want Them Back

The guy in the unnecessarily tight karate gi was failing to understand why I was so upset.

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A Few Minor Suggestions for the New Rolling Stones Exhibit

Before I even walked in the door, I was already pretty sure that “Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction” might be the single greatest thing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has ever done or ever will do.

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How the National Taught Me to Love Myself

I’m alone in a hotel room in Chicago. My wife is out of town on business, my two year old is with his grandparents. I have no responsibilities other than to sit in this dark room and listen to the new National album, Trouble Will Find Me.

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Graph Search and Destroy

Nothing makes me feel fortunate to be a doddering old fart like Facebook.

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Soy Bomb Reviews Aubrey Plaza’s Stage Crash

omething very wrong happened on Sunday night during the MTV Movie Awards.

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