I've spoken to John Brousseau numerous times over the past couple of years. In 2011, I reported about the photographs he smuggled out of Scientology's International Base east of Los Angeles which documented the work he did customizing a motorcycle, a Ford Excursion, and an airplane hangar for Tom Cr ... More >>
And you thought bath salts were the only designer drug making people go batshit... A Costa Mesa, Calif. man, high on synthetic marijuana, was "speaking gibberish and hanging out in front of a married couple's apartment in the 600 block of Baker Street when he allegedly stole the 70-year-old man's s ... More >>
Brooklyn transplants thrive with mopey, slightly insincere nautical-themed frivolity
Maura Lanahan Autolux, the Los Angeles art-fuzz trio that blogs forgot, has been annoyingly dormant for the last few years: after releasing the sublime full-length Future Perfect, and touring throughout 2006, they virtually disappeared. Last fall, they booked for All Tomorrow's Parties New York, bu ... More >>
How politics changed how we thought about music, if we thought about music at all
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
They got it bad, and that ain't good.
Or, how Bush lost, and restored my faith in democracy