It’s one thing to be Mario Lopez and have a single claim to the history books, but it’s quite another to distinguish your celebrity with a striking, but unrecognized achievement. OUr writer takes a look at three famous men, not necessarily known for inventing chewing gum or cornering the pencil market.
Some people are there to sell a cheap computer. Others to divulge a personal rant, but let’s face it: Most people go to Craigslist for the missed connections.
Urban art is somtimes more about accidents and coincidences than planning commissions and community boards. Photographer Marshall Sokoloff brings us a gallery of abstract paintings—the results of people trying to mask graffiti.
Can watercolors change how you perceive a killer? Do murderers have a harder time sitting for portraits?
Arthur Leesongwriter, social critic, and leader of ’60s rock band Loveis finally back after an extended absence. Our writer witnesses Lee and his newly re-formed band play their classic album, Forever Changes, in concert and talks to him about what it meant then and still means today.
How much can you tell about a person from their yearbook photo, particularly when the yearbook is stocked with killers?
Not many people can play the claviola, and fewer still can use it to accompany lyrics by Neil Gaiman or Margaret Atwood. Pitchaya Sudbanthad talks to Michael Hearst and Joshua Camp of One Ring Zero, band of a thousand authors.
The Secret Machines’ full-length debut, Now Here is Nowhere, breaks new boundaries both sonically and legally: it’s being released in digital format today. Our writer chats with guitarist Benjamin Curtis and drummer Josh Garza.
Successful illustrations need strange perspectives in order to tell a story and, hopefully, strike a viewer across the mouth. An interview with pro illustrator Richard May, plus a gallery of his recent work.
What happens when a ten-year-old enters the ranks of ham-radio enthusiasts and Dirty Old Men? Our writer remembers his friends, his call letters, and his place in broadcast history. No ham or ham-product punnery included.
Maybe it’s something to do with the harmonies, maybe it’s the way it just makes you feel good. You might not want to admit it, but your toes are definitely tapping.
Justin! Kelly! Justin!! Kelly!!!! A throng of adoring fans in Burleson, Texas, welcomes Kelly Clarkson and co-star at her hometown stop on their movie tour. Our writer witnesses the mayhem.