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2005 Stories by Keith Harris

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  • Domestic Disturbance

    published November 29, 2005

    "There's just one more thing I need to say about this relationship I had . . . " Amy Rigby lied from the stage of Satalla's in October, her... More >>

  • Cooke's Tour

    published November 22, 2005

    In the summer of 1957, young gospel heartthrob Sam Cook added a silent E to the end of his name. We're a little less than a third through... More >>

  • Uncool It Now

    published November 1, 2005

    The United Kingdom is of the unanimous opinion that Art Brut is uncool. Word's still out, though, on whether or not this makes the band cool. Last... More >>

  • TP.3: Rehashed

    published August 16, 2005

    Somebody press more charges against this fool—he's losing focus. TP.3: Reloaded debuted atop Billboard, outselling Missy... More >>

  • Girlschool

    published July 12, 2005

    When Toby Keith threatens to outfuck any pencil neck with more than eight credits toward a B.A., I slip off my horn-rims and hoot along. If I'm... More >>

  • Be As You Are

    published May 31, 2005

    Well, shit—who wouldn't marry Kenny Chesney instead? A laid-back little fella, he'll wash if you dry, sniffle proudly at your... More >>

  • Unsprung

    published May 10, 2005

    I can't imagine any woman having left Sleater-Kinney's March 3 show at the Mercury Lounge without wanting to form a band, and I can't imagine any... More >>

  • The Zipless Pluck

    published March 29, 2005

    "I Hope You Dance" will be forever remembered by enemies of mainstream country as the sound of a million crates of Faith Hill albums dropping... More >>

  • Sample Sale

    published March 15, 2005

    Gilbert O'Sullivan's smackdown of Biz Markie, the Turtles' suit against De La Soul—these are familiar battles to anyone versed in the messy... More >>

  • Winning Teddy Bears at the Ringtoss, and Capturing the Friedbergers

    published February 8, 2005

    As masterpieces go, the Fiery Furnaces' Blueberry Boat was the swollen periwinkle stuffed panda your boyfriend wins at the state fair.... More >>

  • What Color Is His Parachute?

    published January 11, 2005

    Age has its privilege. Wizening away here on the wrong side of 30, I'm totally free not to hate Conor Oberst. When, some 10 to 15 years back, I... More >>

  • Dirty-Dirty Deeds

    published January 4, 2005

    Cultural bellwethers are almost always false alarms. Way back in 2001, with the South taking over rap at the same maddeningly slow pace as it had... More >>

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