Archive for September 18th, 2013

The Clown: Perhaps My Favorite News Story Ever

The Clown: Perhaps My Favorite News Story Ever

This headline caught my eye the other day: “Northampton Clown Terrorizes English Town Just By Standing Around.” I checked the source to see if it was an Onion article. Nope. This is a real story about a real person who has been dressing up in a clown costume and popping up randomly in a British town. The […]


Pet Please #96: Big Bands in Small Venues

Pet Please #96: Big Bands in Small Venues

Never have I wanted an encore more. One of my favorite bands, Typhoon, had just finished an hour-long set at the Old Rock House in St. Louis. The crowd continued clapping and cheering as the band left the building to hang out on the patio. We didn’t stop clapping until they came back in. “One […]