Punk Rock Karaoke @ Liam Flynn’s Tonight

Although we didn’t blog about it, we went to Punk Rock Karaoke at Liam Flynn’s Ale House the last time that outfit came through town in late March. Take it from the Chop: it was cool as shit. It’s rare that a crowded bar has the atmosphere and bonhomie of a house party full of […]

Just For the Lulz : Our Bi-Weekly Political Roundup

There are two things that will set the 2012 presidential election apart from all other previous elections. The first and more important of these is that in the wake of Citizens United this is absolutely the year of the super pac, and we’re seeing campaigns financed in ways that were never possible before. The second, […]

What is Private Equity? Our Bi-Weekly Political Roundup

Political news has been pretty slow lately, believe it or not. After King Romney was finally awarded the nomination which was his sacred and inalienable birthright everybody kind of took a nice little breather for a while. Luckily for those of us who enjoy politics-as-bloodsport that all ended when Joe the Biden went on Press […]

Wedding Cockrings: Our Bi-Weekly Political Roundup

Two weeks ago in this space we wrote that the dog days of political Summer have come early this year, and so far it looks like we were right. There haven’t been a whole hell of a lot of interesting or important things happening in the world of national politics lately. Since the last time […]

That Frothy Mix: Our Bi-Weekly Political Roundup

“There are no second acts in American lives” is a famous quote from F. Scott Fitzgerald. Hardball host Chris Matthews is often fond of adapting that to say that ‘There are no second acts in American politics.’ Matthews is a pretty bright guy and usually knows his stuff, but on this point he’s dead wrong. […]