You Should Know… CT Summer Metal Update

  Editor’s Note: This article is completely biased and includes every conflict of interest imaginable.  U mad, bro? I recently found an article I wrote for WCSU’s student newspaper in 2007, titled something along the lines of “Summer Metal Update” — and with everything that’s going on in the scene these days, I think it’s… Continue reading You Should Know… CT Summer Metal Update

Cool Drinks and Cheap Reads at the Friends Book Shop

  What’s just as good as reading a library book for free? Buying a new book for two dollars and not having to return it. But where can you get new or almost-new books for just two bucks?  The Friends Book Shop at the Ferguson Library!  There are two locations: one at the Ferguson’s Main… Continue reading Cool Drinks and Cheap Reads at the Friends Book Shop

Check Out Danbury’s “Body of Work”

  Press Release from The Mercurial: The Mercurial Gallery in downtown Danbury, Connecticut will be showing works by local tattoo artists from June 9 through July 20 in the exhibit ‘Body of Work’.  An opening reception for the exhibit will take place on Saturday, June 9 from 12pm to 5pm and will include an artist… Continue reading Check Out Danbury’s “Body of Work”

The Honeymoon, Part I: Adventures in Eastern Connecticut

  Did you know that oysters were one of the first fast foods? Or that sea chanteys have roots in both Anglo and Caribbean music? These are just some of the nerdy things my husband and I learned on our honeymoon.  After all the hoopla of planning a wedding, we didn’t want to spend thousands… Continue reading The Honeymoon, Part I: Adventures in Eastern Connecticut

Moving F****** Sucks!

  This is my first time doing a rant since I started writing for this site just about a year ago, but it is one that is absolutely deserving of the title “rant.”  Moving.  Or as I refer to it, “the move” because move is a four-letter word and it rightfully should be.  In the… Continue reading Moving F****** Sucks!

Cinco de Blueso: A Live Music Review

On Friday night for some pre-Cinco de Mayo action, I decided on some very un-Mexican entertainment at the Bear and Grill in Fairfield CT. Me and my fellow Alternative Control associate Johnny Pluckman drove up to see a band that’s relatively new to the music scene here in CT. They’re called Fade to Blue, and… Continue reading Cinco de Blueso: A Live Music Review