Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith died yesterday in his home in Los Angeles at age 66 and took an awful lot of history with him.
There were two primary reasons why Bubba Smith became such a folk hero while still in college, at Michigan State. The first is that the '65-'66 Spartans were the first major c ... More >>
MurrayChass.comMurray Chass took the opportunity of Jorge Posada's recent troubles with the Yankees to discuss his own problems with the New York Times. It's a rare peak inside a newspaper that has kept its internal troubles largely out of the public eye while it, like all other newspapers, s ... More >>
Mark Halperin's and John Heilemann's new book Game Change about the 2008 Presidential campaign is full of hilarious revelations. Among these is the news that Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid listed among Barack Obama's electoral advantages that he was "light skinned" and had "no Neg ... More >>
The Dutchess and the Duke, a Seattle duo whose sound people like comparing to the very early Rolling Stones, had barely played live when Sub Pop's boutique label Hardly Art offered them a record deal. In the 18 months since their debut She's the Dutchess, He's the Duke, Kimberly Morrison and Jesse ... More >>
"I just like seeing our press releases verbatim on blogs. That's just my favorite."
Think they'll play inside this rig tonight at the Bowery Ballroom?
Brooklyn's White Rabbits were known for two things when they first emerged in 2007: the ska/soul affectations of their sure-footed debut, Fort Nigh ... More >>