Don McLean

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Top 10 Songs No One Cares That You Know the Lyrics To

    ​You know who you are. You're that guy who starts bellowing in the middle of the bar while your friends pretend not to be with you. You're that girl who gets over-excited in the middle of Urban Outfitters and starts singing along to the song playing just loudly enough that everyone has to hear you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Three Minutes and Fourteen Seconds:A Musical Tribute to Pi Day

    Mykl Roventine​As you probably already know, today is Pi Day, meaning March fourteenth is the closest we come on the American calendar to approximating 3.1415926&c. (Technically you should have been reading this at around 3:30 in the morning for maximum pi-precision, but like us you were proba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    How Many Disbarred Lawyers Does It Take To Solve the Zodiac Murders?

    So far, two have given it a shot -- but if credulous local media outlets have anything to say about it, then we should probably enlist more.The past several months have seen two disbarred lawyers presenting dubious Zodiac revelations via the San Francisco Examiner and the San Francisc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Moore Brothers Strike Mellow Gold

    Gimme Moore: the Moore BrothersYou wouldn't know it from listening to all the AutoTuner-enhanced commercial pap, er, rap on today's "Hot Urban" stations, nor will you catch a gander from classic crock, er, rock outlets, but the American music world is in the midst of an acoustic folk-pop renai ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 25, 2009
  • Culture

    October 11, 2006

    Just Desserts

    An imaginative, pie-filled play feels a bit undercooked

  • Culture

    June 16, 2004

    That'll Be the Day

    Revisiting the legacy of Buddy Holly

  • Culture

    March 26, 2003

    War on War Songs

    Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest

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