Posts Tagged ‘jim morrison’

Arts Roundup: Gehry FTW Edition

The story of The Doors' legendary 1967 show at the Alexandria Roller Rink, aka that time Jim Morrison gave his hometown the finger [Post]
After Frank Gehry debuts some tweaks to the Eisenhower Memorial, the Memorial Commission approves that joint. [Post]
A report from the Frederick Douglass statue unveiling at the Capitol building, where House Minority Leader Nancy [...]

Five Books I’d Read: Quarter- and Midlife Crises Edition

in which the author discusses five books he'd read, if time permitted.

1. Punk Slash! Musicals: Tracking Slip-Sync on Film, by David Laderman.
When you think of Sid Vicious, do you think of the actual Sid Vicious (dirty, ugly, acned, heroin-abusing), or do you think of Gary Oldman playing Sid Vicious (sort of dirty, not really acned, [...]

Rolling Stone Ranks the Crooners: The Truth Comes Out!

A belated answer key to our Rolling Stone: Parse that Platitude contest!

There is a difference between people who sing and those who take that voice to another, otherworldly place, who create a euphoria within themselves. PLATITUDE REFERS TO: Elvis Presley

You know a force from heaven. You know something that God made. And [blank] is [...]