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Jawbreaker’s 10 Best Songs

I have three tattoos. There’s a treeish thing on my calf that doesn’t really bother me, and another on my back so unmentionably bad it shall remain undescribed in any public forum as long as I draw breath. My favorite sits on my wrist: a cross made of four F’s — all dark lines, symmetry, [...]

R. Kelly Writing "Trapped in the Closet" Book

If 32 new chapters of R. Kelly’s “Trapped in the Closet” are not enough, and you’re left awake in bed at night wondering what these characters were up to before we met them, fear not: R. Kelly has told Fast Company (via Vulture) that he’s working…

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I didn’t write one of these lists last week because it was the day after Thanksgiving and that is simply not the type of thing that you do on the day after Thanksgiving. (What you do on the day after Thanksgiving, if you’re me, is wash so many dishes.) That means we have two weeks’ [...]

[Abby's Road] California Dreaming

So. It’s been a while.

Holidaymaking. Flying. Travel. Hurricanes. Not necessarily a time when one wants to be writing anything but a handful of postcards. Moreover, I was (also) cursed with a five-alarm case of writer’s block. Everything swimming around in my noodle was non-music related (far from it). I needed music’s [...]