He took some time from his busy schedule foisting merriment upon the masses to talk to the Onion AV Club about good cheap wines for the holidays, over priced champagne and tries to cement the...Read more
Set your TiVos or VCRs or whatever it is you use to record programming on the TV so's you can catch the WACO BROTHERS on WGN at 12:55pm Central time.
Those of you in Chicago can see it on Channel 9, and the rest of you can find the mighty WGN on cable. It's a superstation, they tell me.
Also, there's...Read more
It's starting to be that time of year when pointy-headed scribes pull together their faves.
#15 on Paste Magazine's Best of 2010
#7 Top 10 Country Albums of 2010 on Amazon
Yes, it's that time of year. You're all running out the clocks at work, waiting for the few precious days off that the holidays bring. Or, you are so sick of those damn dogs barking "Jingle Bells" or hearing "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" that you wonder what's it all about?
Thus, we thought we'd answer the burning questions...Read more
Graham Parker ignites the stage with mighty backup from The Figgs in this rip-roaring show celebrating the release of his 20th album. Join an enthusiastic audience as Parker and company tear through 21 songs including "Life Gets Better," "Mercury Poisoning," and "My Love's Strong," all in spectacular 5.1 audio!
From the desk of Il Capo:
Pardon the potentially mawkish tone of this.
So, every year I do the Letters to Santa charity thru the Sun-Times. I get a few letters from kids asking for Bratz dolls, barbies, trucks, cars, Hot Wheels and the like. I make a harrowing run to Toys R Us or wherever, wrap them up, and...Read more