Review: Kholat

Review: Kholat
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I’m pissed at myself that I didn’t already know the story from which Kholat takes its inspiration. … read more

Gallery Stroll: Enjoying Art Around Salt Lake – February 2008

Gallery Stroll: Enjoying Art Around Salt Lake – February 2008
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I had recently sworn off doing any more interviews for SLUG or anyone else for that matter. Not that I really write for anyone else, but if GQ had somehow resurrected my favorite author William S. Burroughs and was going to pay me in high-priced hookers to ask him a bunch of fucked-up questions and finally find out if he really killed his wife so he could become a homosexual junkie and such, I’d probably still say no. … read more

Localized: The Obliterate Plague, Rico Black and Cave of Roses – February 2008

Localized: The Obliterate Plague, Rico Black and Cave of Roses...
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Localized is SLUG’s monthly local band showcase happening on the second Friday of each month. February’s series features The Obliterate Plague, Rico Black and openers, Cave of Roses giving out a dose of rocking tunes for your ear bleeding enjoyment Feb. 8 at the Urban Lounge (a private club for members). … read more

 
 
New Kids on the Block: Cam Pierce Spotlight

New Kids on the Block: Cam Pierce Spotlight
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I was first introduced to Cameron on the Digger bus at Windell’s. It was a warm early summer morning and we were all slumming our way to the bus. … read more

Autumn Garage:Putting the Fun Back Into Spending Your Money

Autumn Garage:Putting the Fun Back Into Spending Your Money
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As I walked into Autumn Garage for the first time, I was relieved not to be accosted by a sales predator. Instead, I met the friendliest, most down-to-earth employees I could ask for in a retail environment. … read more

I Love the Smell of Fresh Cut Wood in the Morning: The SLUG Games Lumberjack Jam

I Love the Smell of Fresh Cut Wood in the...
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The SLUG Games Lumberjack Jam is by far one of my favorite contests to be a part of for a number of reasons, but mostly because I’m a patriot, and lumberjacks are about as American as apple pie … read more

Steadyhands: An Erik Jensen Spotlight

Steadyhands: An Erik Jensen Spotlight
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Erik Jensen is a hard person to get in touch with, whether it’s because he’s out skating or filming, or because his phone is turned off because he lives a humble life; but when you go filming with him, it’s definitely an experience. … read more

Dj Evil K & Blackhearts Ball: The Return of the All-Ages Underground

Dj Evil K & Blackhearts Ball: The Return of the...
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I’ve known Kevin Reece (aka DJEvilK) for over half my life, and I have marveled at his stubborn dedication to a music scene which has often taken him for granted. I’ve shaken my head in disbelief, muttering “Silly Kevin,” as if I really knew better. I had forgotten how much we have in common. … read more