THE J/K FOLLIES
hosted by Kevin Marshall
with music by Jed Davis
Join Jed Davis (the J) and Kevin Marshall (the K) for an evening of comedy, music, and performance! Featuring stand-up comedy from William Hughes, Henry Phillips, and much more. Part of Troy Night Out
WHERE: The Daily Grind (4th [...]
1. Alan Ilagan’s Jury Duty Journal
Local writer and artist Alan Ilagan recently served on the jury for the trial of the Albany teen who stabbed 17-year-old Tyler Rhodes to death during an altercation that was caught on video. He chronicled his journey and related not only his involvement in the process but the emotional [...]
One of the things I find as I get older is how little patience I have for musical fads and/or theatrics pretentiously masquerading as counter-culture art.
The primary example is the glut of folk rock bands. At first I assumed it was specifically an Albany problem, but in looking at what’s dominating indie rock right [...]
Just this afternoon I was actually thinking to myself on the bus (nearly out loud!) where the Hell is J. Eric Smith’s list of best albums of the half-year? And lo and behold, here it is.
Mine, for what it’s worth:
Fun. – “Some Nights”
Super poppy and they tend to [...]
Every time I think I’ve heard or seen the worst thing in the world, the internet pops up and is like “OH YEAH WELL HOW ABOUT THIS?!”
I don’t even have the words, except to say that this shit put me on the verge of a nervous breakdown like Michael Douglas’s character in “Falling Down.” [...]
I saw “Prometheus” last night.
What the fuck were you all on about? It was fine!
It seems like all I’ve read about this film is how disappointed people were by it, or that they outright hated it. Sure, the dialogue was garbage and the character constructs were pretty lazy (“I’m here for the money” was [...]
Welcome to Fix the World Week. Each entry this week will be devoted to making the world a better place.
I’m done, for the most part, with Fix the World Week. It started as a fun little experiment that I decided to do on a whim, but what I tried to make a [...]
Perhaps more apt to say those people. As in loud-mouthed idiots.
The Gothamist has the full story on Bob Dylan’s appearance on WBAI radio in 1966 where he decided, against his best judgement, to take calls live on the air. It goes about as well as you’d expect.
It’s the mouth-breathers you’d [...]
- Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye…
- Listen to me LIVE as guest co-host of Alternative to Sleeping tonight at 10pm!
- Realtors: “WAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH” George Hearst III: “NONONOO SSSSHHH IT’S OKAY, it’s okay…here. Here’s a pacifier.” Kristi: “#oops.”
- Open Mic web series premiere tonight @ Lark Tavern
- Trust Me, You’re Going to Want to See This
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