Tag Archives: #54

Rodion G.A. – Behind the Curtain (The Lost Album)

Willa Kiernan, contributor Rodion G.A. was the Brave Little Toaster of creating sweet, progressive electronic music in Stalinist, Communist Romania. Remember, this was the 70s, when it was basically illegal to listen to music, have long hair, and literally illegal to own a typewriter without a permit. Despite these limitations, Rodion listened to Kraftwerk, procured electronic music equipment, and even …

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The Rentals – Lost in Alphaville

Leah Brzezinski, contributor Either there’s been a rash of 90s bands reigniting themselves, or I’m so out of touch with today’s trends that my editor will only assign me albums within my “old lady safety bubble.” I loved The Rentals’ last full-length LP, Seven More Minutes, back in 1999, but former Weezer bassist and Rentals frontman Matt Sharp and his ever-rotating …

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Shovels & Rope – Swimmin’ Time

Rosa Green, contributor Shovels & Rope’s new album Swimmin’ Time is exactly what I needed for the end of summer. Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent write songs that roll over you like waves and inspire hollering along in the car. The strength of their collaboration is apparent in their powerful, spontaneous, sometimes unusual harmonies. Their songs are chewy, and …

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Lemme Tell You About My Fantasy Team Real Quick

Hey, I know a lot of people say this sort of thing doesn’t interest them, but I see your Eagles sweatshirt there, and you gotta hear this. I’ve been in this fantasy football league — well, I’m in like 10 fantasy leagues every year, but this one, all these guys I know, my poker buddies, couple of guys I used …

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On Corn and Why It Is Scientifically Whack

Brandon Garner, contrbutor Let’s face the facts: The American agricultural system relies on the rule of CREAM: Corn Rules Everything Around Me. Corn is the largest publicly-funded crop, and it’s some real bullshit. Yeah, corn is makin’ that cash money, it’s got my respect; game recognize game. However, I feel we should be focusing our funds and energy on other …

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Famous Harvest Quotes and Their Practical Applications

William Toblerone, contributor “If we say it long enough, eventually we’re going to reap a harvest. We’re going to get exactly what we’re saying.” – Joel Osteen Keep playing up that angle that we are talent scouts for a Baywatch reboot on TBS. Act like we’re having a little production meeting or something. I think Kitty is totally starting to …

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Hashstory

Justin Alan, Contributor So you have decided that good ol’ Ganja isn’t enough and you need to go for the gusto, which has landed you on Hash. Whether you are packing it on top of the bowl, rolling it into a joint, vaporizing it with a fancy/expensive magic wand type contraption, or pressing it onto a superheated metal nail in …

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Human Power

Spencer DeVine, Contributor With the onset of fall, farmers and businessmen alike are focused on their crops and Farmville accounts. But one local Las Vegas resident is focused on an entirely different type of harvest. “Humans should provide their own power,” said Michael Terrence, 28, self-appointed Supreme Headmaster of the Las Vegas County Alternative Energy Commission. “The Matrix had it …

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Harvest This!

Keith D, Contributor  Harvest. A time when crops of all tastes and sizes are ready to be consumed. Since the dawn of human civilization, our ancestors have celebrated the gifts that Harvest, and the miracle of nature, have provided. Farmers finally see the payoff of months of grueling… Ah, I can’t do this anymore. That garbage I wrote at the …

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Trimmers, May I suggest Santa Cruz?

Adam Jacobs, contributor Are you suffering from PTSD (Post Trim Season Disorder)? Do you want this trim season to last forever? The money you make isn’t going to last all year long, at least not if you’re livin’ on the grid like some chump. Trimming is a lifestyle, so why only do it for a few months a year? Instead, …

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