King Crybaby … Bitters

King Crybaby … Bitters
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Crybaby Bitters is, ultimately, a product of founder Cody Kirkland’s passion and interest in cocktail experimentation. He started small by making batches of classic flavors and now has his very own brand of unique, specialty bitters that are available for the public’s enjoyment. … read more

Salt City Builds: Accustomed to Custom

Salt City Builds: Accustomed to Custom
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Salt City Builds brothers Seth and Jason “Rev” Clark love motorcycles. … read more

Coachella Packing Checklist

Coachella Packing Checklist
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This April, I’ll make my maiden voyage to the land of Indio, Calif. for the first weekend of Coachella. Although 2012 marks my first time, a number of my friends have been making the trek for years now. Considering how quickly both weekends sold out, I’m guessing many will be on the verge of losing their Coachella virginity. To make the first time a little less painful, I consulted some friends to create a handy Coachella packing guide. Enjoy! … read more

Princess Kennedy: The Great Wig-Out of 2013

Princess Kennedy: The Great Wig-Out of 2013
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Cleopatra had hers dyed with saffron, the ancient Romans made them for their statues, Baroque times dictated men wear them, and women adorned them with the most preposterous scenes. Pastiche, peruke, rug, weave, periwig or toupee: Welcome to the wonderful, wacky world of wigs! … read more

Princess Kennedy: Inversion Intervension

Princess Kennedy: Inversion Intervension
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My dearest SLUG readers, I fear this could be my last column, as I am writing from my deathbed. I feel like I’m dying from slowly being poisoned by our past two months of The Inversion. March has finally arrived and with it comes a cleaner, clearer city, but the pollution still lingers in my body––I can feel it! I don’t know about you, but I seem to always forget about it during the 10-month period we’re Inversion-free. I have no doubt the effects linger long after. … read more

Shred Cred: The Shred Shed’s First Anniversary

Shred Cred: The Shred Shed’s First Anniversary
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If you hit Downtown Salt Lake City near dusk most nights lately, there’s been a bustle that had been long absent from the city center. On 60 E. Exchange Place, The Shred Shed, an all-ages music venue and art gallery, has ignited flurries of color and culture where local and touring underground bands of all genres have sounded off in a space filled with street murals, graffiti and framed visual art. Thursday, Oct. 17, co-owner Jesse Cassar will begin to celebrate the first anniversary of what has already become a site of Salt Lake countercultural lore. … read more

Kyle Trammell aka Tyler Mackmell

Kyle Trammell aka Tyler Mackmell

Kyle Trammell aka Tyler Mackmell: Jan. 10, 1989 — Jan. 2015

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Creature Feature: Jezebel Jet’s Bad Kid Origins

Creature Feature: Jezebel Jet’s Bad Kid Origins
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SLUG’s bi-monthly online column, Creature Feature, has followed the Bad Kids from their raw, youthful days to the brilliant, thriving queer constellation it continues to be. They are a vital force for queer voices in the face of today’s hesitancy toward all things goofy and sexy and weird and fun. For its sixth installment, SLUG spoke with Jezebel Jet about becoming her comic book alter ego and being the Bad Kids’ first female performer. … read more