Review: Millions of Women are Waiting to Meet You

Review: Millions of Women are Waiting to Meet You
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When freelance journalist Sean Thomas (who’s pushing 40 and still single) is asked by an editor of a men’s magazine to do a cover story about online dating, he was reluctant. Hell, I don’t blame him. … read more

Critical Mass: Put the Fun Between Your Legs

Critical Mass: Put the Fun Between Your Legs
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On the last Friday of every month, cyclists all over the world take to the streets in a loosely organized celebration/protest known as Critical Mass. Safety in numbers and promoting the idea that bikes are legitimate traffic are the two key statements Critical Mass makes. … read more

Fuck FYE, Buy Local: Slowtrain Records

Fuck FYE, Buy Local: Slowtrain Records
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“I didn’t think we’d make it six months,” jokes Anna Brozek, one of the owners of Slowtrain Records while standing behind the counter of their modestly-sized retail location. “We really

Gentry Blackburn

Gentry Blackburn
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Gentry Blackburn graduated from the University of Utah in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. Her first solo show, Frosty Darling, was held at the Downtown Library in

Lumber Jack Jam Wrap-up

Lumber Jack Jam Wrap-up
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On St. Paddys Day over sixty of Utah’s best skiers and shredders dressed in flannel, gathered at the top of the Magestic lift at Brighton to participate in the last

Promoting Feminism in the Classroom and the Punk-Rock World

Promoting Feminism in the Classroom and the Punk-Rock World
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When 35-year-old Renae Bryant isn’t teaching fifth grade, you can find her touring with her band All or Nothing Hardcore or running On the Rag Records—a label dedicated to releasing

Digging up the Classics: Exene Cervenka and Bill Morgan discuss The Unheard Music

Digging up the Classics: Exene Cervenka and Bill Morgan discuss...
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The early 1980s was an interesting yet often overlooked time period in music. The bands that came out of the era of 80s punk rock are some of my favorites,

Cattle Decapitation, Goatwhore, Daath and 13th Cadaver

Cattle Decapitation, Goatwhore, Daath and 13th Cadaver
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The relatively small crowd that this show drew shocked me; there may have been around 60 people there, if that. The all-ages live music scene has become truly depressing in the past few months. I swear if a huge band isn’t on the bill like Gwar or Slayer no one comes to the show. I’d like to hope that it was the bad weather that kept people off the roads that night, and not apathy. … read more

Jello Biafra Show Review

Jello Biafra Show Review
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When Jello Biafra spoke at the Oplin Ballroom, I must admit, that I wasn’t quite prepared for the performance that I was about to see. At 7 p.m., the legendary activist and ex-lead singer of the Dead Kennedys came on stage dressed as a judge, complete with a cop hat that was embellished with a huge cross.  … read more

Stand Up and Fight: Mike McColgan Speaks Out About the War in Iraq