Bumbershoot 2011: Monday photos with Ambar
Ambar covers, amongst others, Phantogram, YACHT and Charles Bradley.
Bumbershoot 2011: Sunday photos with Ambar
Ambar covers, amongst others, Mad Rad, Das Racist, The Jim Jones Revue and The Kills.
Radiohead: To see, or not to see
People who rarely or never buy concert tickets perhaps have the idea in their head that you either call up your friendly ticketing agent on the phone, or go down to the hardware store on a Saturday morning to get in line (get there 20 minutes early!) for tickets still. That’s how it used to […]
Elbow: The Seldom Seen Kid
For those with the slightest music history knowledge, Manchester is one English city that has produced a seemingly inordinate amount of music: the Buzzcocks, Joy Division, Happy Mondays, the Doves, etc. Elbow is one such band. They went back to Manchester to record their self-produced fourth album, The Seldom Seen Kid. While they did […]
“Let me clear my throat…” ~Adam Horovitz Forget a crafty opening paragraph and all of that hullabaloo. Call me a pretentious hipster, a music snob or even a Pitchfork writer; I don’t care. I’m here for one reason and one reason only: To pitch a bitch. Maybe I’m right. Could be wrong. Perhaps I’m bitter […]
“C” Minus For Bee Movie
Have you ever longed for something good and it turned out, well, disappointing? Nine years after leaving Seinfeld at the top of the ratings, big-deal comedian Jerry Seinfeld produces his long awaited first movie with the help of the Spielberg’s, his giant star buddies and CGI magic. The animated film Bee Movie opens to much […]
beaOOtiful ‘bOObs’: A Closer Look at the Obscene
Elisabeth Squires, fondly know as “the bOOb lady” and author of bOObs: A Guide to Your Girls, is on a mission to help women appreciate their “bOObs,” but has met some unfortunate obstacles. The media, the same mediums that advertise women’s breasts in a sexual way, has made it clear on more than one occasion […]
Torture is a term used a lot in the media these days and it’s usually considered a negative action. We here at Randomville aren’t really sure what water boarding is and we don’t really know what all goes on at Guantanamo Bay. While it’s possible those are negative things involving torture, we don’t really get […]
Review: Darfur Now
What is Darfur? That’s a question that does not get asked as much as it should. An easy answer: “Have you seen Hotel Rwanda?” Yes. “Basically the same thing is happening again in a different part of Africa and not enough is being done to stop it.” Wow, are you serious? Serious as a […]