It's been a long time since the last Son Volt album. So long, in fact, it's difficult to even find their previous three albums in stores. But with the new record, Okemah and the Melody of Riot, Jay Farrar presents an entirely reconstituted Son Volt, and some of the strongest songwriting he has done in years, either in Son Volt, or as a solo artist.
The absolute worst popular album covers as chosen by the music bloggosphere.
The perfect combination of singer, songs, arrangements and musicians.
No limbs flayed open. No blood.
I have no taste in music. Here's definitive proof in the form of 125 recordings from 1985-2005.
Kelo v. City of New London puts in focus what is at stake in the debate over upcoming Supreme Court nominations.
Not all terrorists are freedom fighters...
Home-Grown Terrorism: Call 1-800-TERROR and Free the Culture of Paranoia.
These are the quiet wars. Unless you're making special effort, you could miss them in the news.
Baby Suzy is Dead....
What's worse: The poll was taken before the controversy surrounding Bush's chief political advisor, Karl Rove, exploded.
The story has Lady Hatton making a pact with the devil to win her husband's hand ...
True? Nope. Possible? Maybe. Inevitable? You better believe it.
...This woman whom I used to know, stood in my kitchen, our son crying in the glow of the TV...
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for July 14, 2005
Kensington finds a way to solve multiple problems with one solution.
We shouldn't let the women keep these books to themselves, guys!
Old woman sauce indeed.
The writing awards were listed at the very bottom behind the seven awards for sound editing
No matter what Burton, Depp or the retracting Gene Wilder say, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory exists only for the money.
Yesterday on the infamous Big Brother, Makosi announced that she ‘might be pregnant’ – with Anthony’s child.
Wedding Crashers might be a knee-slapping good time, but the liklihood of generic and gross gags and few surprises make it one to be wary about.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory hits the “oooo-aaaaah” button in your brain quite a few times with its whirlwind of colors, fun props, and scenery, beautifully rendered on screen.
The Hours gave me two of the best hours of my life.
...now when someone says he or she is a reformer, you can’t be sure what is meant.
Odds for playoff teams, regular season award predictions.
Black Enterprise magazine just honored McDonald's as one of the "Best Companies for Diversity in America." Is that a good thing? Isn't this equivalent to HUD congratulating Sing Sing prison for having the most racially diverse housing unit in the country?