Park City's Breakouts
The word dub was vibrant and respectable in its younger days but took a left turn in its thirties into some very dodgy areas. Fast forward to 2012 and one can see its lifeless corpse being paraded around town and affixed to any genre in sight, like an unlucky soldier in a candy colored war zone. Let ... More >>
via CNNRemember Jessica Tata, the Texas woman who was added to the FBI's 15 Most Wanted list after a fire killed four children at her day care? She's finally been located, having turned herself in at the U.S. consulate in Nigeria. In February, she left seven kids alone in her home day ... More >>
New paintings from the Diamond Black Hearted Boy
Fried lamb intestinesWelcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, Fork in the Road's handy list of some of our favorite dishes -- old standbys and new finds alike -- compiled daily. Today's pick: Fried lamb intestines ($8) from El Quinto Pino.
Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now: Fork in the Road's handy list of some of our favorite dishes--old standbys and new finds alike--compiled daily. Today's pick: The Captain's Daughter ($8) from Saltie.
Pic from Voodoo Funk.So Frank Conakry, he of fantastic Africa-centric music blog Voodoo Funk, took a crate-digging expedition to Ghana and Nigeria last month; visual evidence is above, and audio evidence is here, in the form of a fabulously jovial mix of the 45s he dug out of the rubble. Shou ... More >>
Allow us to get a bit navel-gazing here for a second and say that if you ever had any interest in Fela Kuti the man or the bizarre process by which a complicated and politically volatile biography gets turned into a Broadway show marketed (at least in part) to people from Illinois who couldn' ... More >>
A little firm called Denizen is suing the J. Walter Thompson ad agency because its recent creepy TV ad gimmick closely resembles a creepy TV ad gimmick they showed JWT years ago. The offending ads, for Microsoft web engine Bing, have characters from the NBC show The Philanthropist talking about ho ... More >>
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