Arts and Culture
Remember back in February when I sent out the incredibly ridiculous Valentine above? Well it got me thinking: I’d really love to continue sending out weird postcards to all my followers, fans, and frenemies. I mean, who doesn’t like getting something in the mail? In this increasingly digital world, isn’t
Upon Passion Pit’s album’s release, AllMusic praised, “…thanks to the meticulous production values, the insane catchiness of the hooks, and the pure and true emotional underpinnings below all the gloss, the album is a total success of both sound and vision.” Founding member and frontman Michael Angelakos had this to
La Dispute has never been a band prone to settling. The five-piece from Grand Rapids, Michigan, is responsible for some of the most uncompromising, experimentalhardcore music of the last decade. From their 2008 debut (in their current formation) Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair, to
Hello from NYC, BAS readers! Last week I had the pleasure of checking out one of the best film festivals around for its second year. “What The Fest!?” took place at the IFC Center in Manhattans West Village neighborhood for 4 fantastic days filled with horror, indie and documentary films
Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore SF than to literally drink it in. The SF Beer Passport is amazing, you get 36 beers at 36 bars for $40. It honestly doesn’t get much better than that, unless you get
I live on the top floor of a building constructed in 1914. To put that in context, Russia still had a Tsar when my building went up. Because it’s old and wooden, it shakes and sways. When a big truck goes by I can often feel the rumble. When they were drilling for some new construction across the way, I could feel that too. And when one of my roommates is having sex, I can most definitely feel it.
The Spike (Begin at the beginning of the story here) A titch later we’re drying off by a burn barrel, pretty high up on the cliff face, and the Seertlekimmie is telling me about the harvests. The rays and octopus are coming in more and more, but landin’ a whale’s