“He’s a disco-dancing, Oscar Wilde-reading, Streisand ticket-holding friend of Dorothy, know what I’m saying?”

So you have this friend and he’s a total catch. Not only is he an attractive fellow that every girl on the block wishes she could have by her side, but he has exquisite style, listens to quality music, takes you to see indie films…he has good taste in just about everything. And he’s yours…well, […]

I have friends in bands PART 1: The Soviet

Don’t let the stereotype fool you- this Jersey band isn’t washed up and GTL’ing at the shore. Repping Blairstown, New Jersey, The Soviet consists of four members: Joshua Perna (vocals, guitar), Aaron Brown (lead guitar), Alex Long (bass) and Kevin Boris (drums). Originally labeled as alternative rock, the band’s sound has evolved, dipping into the indie pool this time […]

Music Monday: Miniature Tigers (8.6.12)

Charlie Brand (vocals, guitar), Rick Schaier (keyboard, drums, vox), Brandon Lee (bass, vox) and Algernon Quashie (guitar) make up the indie pop band known as Miniature Tigers. Since 2006, they have been dazzling the indie world with their catchy folk/psychedelic/electronic pop songs. From 2006 to 2008, the band released 3 EPs: Octopus, White Magic, and Black Magic. In 2008, they finally […]


Originally, I never intended to write a negative post about Chick-fil-A, but with the recent news coverage, I find it necessary to put in my two cents regarding the issue. (Or lack thereof rather since I will most likely be boycotting Chick-fil-A.) As we all know, Chick-fil-A’s company executive, Dan Cathy spoke out against supporting […]