Unknown Hinson: Fear of the Unknown

Unknown Hinson: Fear of the Unknown
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To say Unknown Hinson is quite the character would be a vast understatement—he’s set on a path to reach legendary status. … read more

SLUG Snow Photo Feature: Griffen Siebert

SLUG Snow Photo Feature: Griffen Siebert
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Snowboarding with your friends is the best feeling. Last spring, we went on a drinkwater tour through Oregon with all the homies. This photo sums up the day we live

Mike Brown: Tinder Bender

Mike Brown: Tinder Bender
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It’s amazing what our phones can do these days. They’re little computers in our pocket that keep us all warm at night and do everything for us. In fact, to me it’s strange that we are even still calling them phones. Phone calls are the thing I least use my phone for. Among the many apps in Cyber Land, there are several that will supposedly help you get laid, go on a boring date or meet a life partner—whichever you prefer. The most popular one is probably Tinder. … read more

SLUG Skate Photo Feature: Mark Judd

SLUG Skate Photo Feature: Mark Judd
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Every skater knows the feeling. Getting a trick at an amazing spot that is nearly impossible to skate provides a unique sense of satisfaction. Unfortunately, we all know the other

 
 
Gallery Stroll: Escaping Winter

Gallery Stroll: Escaping Winter
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Winter can be smothering at times, choking out our days with blankets of snow—or worse, smog. Utah’s winter weather could be why this month’s Gallery Stroll offerings lean toward escapism. Whether it’s finding comfort in similarities, exploring dreamlike lands, or partying like it’s Fat Tuesday, the Salt Lake Gallery Stroll has the cure for all those winter hues. … read more

Local Music Reviews February 2016

Local Music Reviews February 2016

February is a great month to show your favorite folks what’s going on in Salt Lake City’s vast and talented music scene. Dim the lights, light some candles, and play this local sound loud and proud! … read more

National Music Reviews February 2016

National Music Reviews February 2016

We got you something for Valentine’s Day—that’s right, February National Music Reviews! These are just 11 of the best albums we’ve heard, but we’re certain you’ll find something you like. … read more

Beer of the Month: Epic Sour IPA

Beer of the Month: Epic Sour IPA
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IPAs are a hot item in Utah’s craft beer scene. Every brewery in the state has one, and it doesn’t matter if it’s the full-strength (true-to-style) version or the 4-percent, Utah-session variety—people want them, and they’re drinking the breweries dry. IPAs aren’t the only hot beer style out there, though. There is another trending style that’s busted its way onto the local beer scene as well—sour beers. … read more

Contributor Limelight: Ellen Young

Contributor Limelight: Ellen Young

Our world got a whole lot brighter last year with the addition of Events Coordinator, Ellen Young. A graduate of the University of Utah’s Gender Studies department, feminist, music lover and all-around badass, Ellen joined the SLUG team in the fall of 2015. … read more

Review: 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Review: 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
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There was a time, not so long ago, when this movie buff would get excited for a new Michael Bay movie. Sure, I was 13 years old, but there was nothing better than explosions, car chases and fire fights on the big screen. For the next 10 years, things were mostly decent (sorry, Pearl Harbor), but then Bay got his hands on the Transformers franchise, and everything went to hell. … read more