Some interesting facts we gleaned from The Wall Street Journal's profile of D.G. Yuengling & Son, the Pennsylvania-based brewer that last week announced its plans to buy a former Coors brewing facility in Memphis:
Stop the tabloid presses: Steve Levy did not -- repeat, did not -- drive that beat-up old Ford Taurus up to Albany last week when he launched his new career as a Republican running for governor. Yes, you might well have thought he did because you too saw the marvelous photo of the Suffolk Cou ... More >>
The two-term executive of Suffolk County faces sniping on the home front
We've watched with some amusement as Asher Roth's air of commercial inevitability has had a few holes punched in it since the release of Asleep in the Bread Aisle, a record that ended up promising infinitely more than it could deliver. (Put another way: he made a bad album. This conversation would ... More >>
Say hello to the white (but not white-trash) rapper du jour
After the New Yorker, a real press photo, maybe. The poet Michael Robbins lives in Chicago, quotes both Lil Wayne and Paul Muldoon fluently, and studs his criticism with punchlines like "This sort of thing is why punk rock had to be invented." His January 12 debut in the New Yorker, "Alien Vs. Pre ... More >>
In a notorious murder case, Rohan Bolt is doing the time. Did someone else do the crime?
Stun Shields, Stray Cats, Buck-Fifties, Boofing: The Top Brasss Tour of Americas Largest Penal Colony