Exotic Diseases

The disquieting social phenomenon wherein you think you see Craig Finn everywhere you go.

Like Being John Malkovich with a louder soundtrack.

TV Party

People who seem genuinely shocked and offended that the I’m With Rolling Stone interns are doing interesting and fun and telegenic things, as opposed to normal intern drudgery.

For painstakingly accurate reality programming, we kindly direct you to C-SPAN.

Journalistic Coup

The Onion headline “Area Man Takes Metallica Audio Tour of Art Museum.”


Transcendent Concert Experience

The not even remotely amused bouncer forced to stand onstage during Matt & Kim’s giddy synth-punk show at Studio B last Saturday night to weed out crowd surfers.

Never in his life did he have a lower opinion of white people.

Bizarre Alliances

Mike Watt’s imminent guest appearance on the new Kelly Clarkson album.

He contributed a song titled “Political Song for Kelly Clarkson to Sing.”

Severe Guilt Trips

Almost nodding off while Patti Smith reads poetry.

Oh, geez, this will have a positive effect on neither our cred nor our karma.