Kevin McDonald

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2014

    We Went to Karaoke with Weyes Blood's Natalie Mering

    A few years ago, Natalie Mering was living in a tent in New Mexico with her boyfriend, harvesting wild herbs that she'd then send overnight to a company that turned them into "pharmaceutical-grade tinctures," as she put it. One day, the two of them went to a lithium hot spring ("lots of lithium gas, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    A Vicious Squirrel Is Attacking the Residents of Bennington, Vermont

    ​Bennington, Vermont, is a historic town with a "progressive four-year liberal college" you may have heard of. It boasts numerous attractions, like antique shops, art galleries, covered bridges, walking tours. It is also home to an attack-squirrel. This is the stuff of our own college nightmar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Rock-Critic Pop Quiz #2: How Many Members Of New Edition Can You Name?

    Left to right: Raphael Saddiq, Luther Vandross, Usher, Gerardo, Masta Killa, and Jimmy Rollins​It's a poorly kept industry secret that rock writers are cheaters, frauds, and goons -- as dependent on Google as a clown is on facepaint. Our ongoing column "Are You Smarter Than a Rock Critic?" pee ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 3, 2009


    Three days of the best sketch comedy

  • Film

    July 26, 2005