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Everyone reaches a point in life when covering the walls with posters just doesn’t feel right anymore. For some inexplicable reason, you find yourself drawn toward home furnishings that are, well, you know, nice. Permanent. Of lasting value and/or meaning. You start replacing milk crates with actual bookshelves, and wondering if maybe your mattress shouldn’t be on the floor. Alas, posters, well-lo ... Continue Reading

Posted: January 31st, 2007

Sure, there are lots of video games out there. But what about the games that are just TOO AWESOME to make it to your local GameStop shelf? Such as... Andy Warhol: Superstar Backed by the sounds of The Velvet Underground, you, Andy Warhol, must navigate the murky, amphetamine-fueled social waters of 1960s NYC! Recruit well-dressed, slightly nuts kids to star in your homemade movies, schlep ... Continue Reading

Posted: January 22nd, 2007

Ginger ale is a highly underrated beverage. Its varying sharp taste often drives off the uninitiated when more sweet libations may more easily be found. If not yet driven away, ginger ale contains no hidden lures - the lack of caffeine means a lack of addiction. More bothersome still is the rarity of the drink; the truth is few soda machines carry the spicy beverage when so many varieties of a ... Continue Reading

Posted: January 19th, 2007

I am secretly domestic. Domestic as fuck. I have offered many times to do my friends’ ironing. I love mopping the floor, scrubbing pots, cleaning mirrors, cooking dinner, the list goes on. Although I’m fond of all these banal tasks, my favorite is easy to name: baking. I was Betty Crocker for Halloween last year. Not just any baking, either! Vegan baking! So here I am to share with you my tried-an ... Continue Reading

Posted: January 15th, 2007

What's up suckers! This is Smooooooth Henry, acting as Metatron for Beatbot board member and tape enthusiast Macroint. Here are some taper-friendly shows in Baltimore you should all check out! Jan 5: Blues Vultures (Ottobar) Jan 6: Tom Myers (Hamilton Arts) Jan 9: Stinking Lizaveta (Ottobar) Jan 13: Stalking Horses (Hamilton Arts) Jan 19: Odd Bones/Baby Aspirin (The Depot) Jan 20: Ha ... Continue Reading

Posted: January 3rd, 2007

MoHa! – Raus Aus Stavanger Rune Grammofon (January 6) Related Link This early twenty-something Norwegian guitar & drum duo plays the most amazing, energized, and damaged improvised free rock music I’ve ever heard. Think if Lightning Bolt played a contemporary European free jazz version of Battles with an electric guitar (picked / bowed) and a contact mic’ed drum set, at times run through Su ... Continue Reading

Posted: December 29th, 2006

Chain pizza conjures up images of syrupy sweet tomato sauce, processed meats, and cheese that fast turns gelatinous, no matter how many times it's reheated. Chain pizza is the food of strangers; it's what you turn to when you need something inoffensive for visits from extended family, for babysitting, or for midnight snacks with half-drunk people you met just a few hours earlier. Chain pizza say ... Continue Reading

Posted: December 27th, 2006

Smooth Henry's Picks for January 2007! Start the year off with crucial t00ns by the following talent at the following dates and locations: date , act , venue , city 3-Jan - Ayin , Black Cat , DC 4-Jan - Charles Feelgood , Sonar , baltimore 11-Jan - PM Dawn , Jammin' Java , vienna 18-Jan - Lo Moda , Ottobar , baltimore 19-Jan - Agnostic Front , Ottobar , baltimo ... Continue Reading

Posted: December 22nd, 2006

I love vinyl records. I love the fidelity of analog recordings, the warm snap-and-pop of the needle's first contact with the record, the album art, the insert sheets, the occasional bonus poster, and the cryptic messages that are sometimes etched near the center of the disc. I love the collector's value, the quasi-anthropological rummage-sale pleasure of digging through a crate of dusty records, a ... Continue Reading

Posted: November 30th, 2006

This was an actual lab paper turned in to a biology lab professor on Monday, November 27, 2006. All the endnotes are factual. Watch this thread for updates on my grade in the class! The Sea Urchin: Human’s Greatest Enemy or Long-Lost Brother? For many years, humans and sea urchin have engaged in a seemingly eternal struggle for world domination. Indeed, deliberate attacks on both sides ... Continue Reading

Posted: November 29th, 2006

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