B. Michael Payne stole Win Butler’s basketball. At some point – perhaps after he realized they both raised money for a hurricane-ravaged land, or maybe it was the recognition of a fellow Capital-A Artist’s inner glow of – whatever it was, at some point Win Butler seems to fall under the impression that he was […]
TBJ Rock the Court: Win Butler vs. Matt Bonner from The Basketball Jones on Vimeo. In which I take back every negative thought I’ve ever had about Win Butler and The Arcade Fire. The man can play ball. Dude must have destroyed people on the courts of Sarah Lawrence. All credit due to my favorite […]
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Douglas Martin’s grandma doesn’t understand how there’s people in the world who wouldn’t want him as a neighbor. Like many of you who went home for the long weekend, I spent my Thanksgiving in the suburbs. Unlike many of you, I live about five minutes away from my parents. As the rain fell and the […]
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Douglas Martin recently fired his sousaphone player, citing “creative differences”. One of the more overblown and unsavory aspects of underground music since the turn of the century has been the “orchestral indie-rock band.” It’s a weird scene when the rock stars are getting fitted for cummerbunds and tuning their violin strings, the groupies are thumbing […]
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