22 days ago | Noise
We now find ourselves lost in autumn's desolation zone, a time where lawns and sidewalks are carpeted with dead leaves. If you're going to venture out sans some sort of jacket, you're taking a gamble. The pitch falls somewhere between a grumble an...
2 months ago | Noise
We've eased into that odd zone where the year isn't certain what it wants to be: sticky and humid or blustery and cool, torrid with activity or pre-holiday tame. Everything's a bit conflicted, blown out, and my picks this month probably reflect th...
3 months ago | Noise
So, you're a puddle? The heat and humidity have finally melted what's left of you, just in time for community pools to close for the season? Well, join the club, friend; all I have left now is one hand, and with that one remaining hand I'm gonna t...
4 months ago
Now, finally, the swooning scorch of summer is kicking in hard enough that we're all pretty much ready for it to end, even as the pre-game insanity of Election '16 kicks into full, idiotic swing. In a better world, Hillary, Jeb, Bernie, Ben, Bobby...
5 months ago | Noise
Conventional wisdom holds that we should hope for the least from our seasons, with "mild" as a watchword. By any standard of measure you care to name, this has been one punk-ass summer from a meteorological perspective. With broiling days largely ...
6 months ago
Whether you're sweating buckets, getting eaten alive by horseflies, or hyperventilating over the pitiful quality of candidates running for national office, there's only one surefire cure for the pre-summertime blues: Turn up the distortion...