So the word around the town of Bethel, Alaska earlier this summer was that a Taco Bell was going to finally set up shop there. Fliers were put up around the village of 6,200 people 40 miles inland from the Bering Sea announcing the chain's imminent arrival, inviting residents to apply for a job. It ... More >>
Surfer BloodFebruary 23 2012Constellation Room at the Observatory"That last one was my second favorite song," John Paul Pitts, lead singer and guitarist for Surfer Blood, announced after playing the song "Twin Peaks" during their set at the Observatory's Constellation Room last night.Then, after ... More >>
It's the actors who need rescue in this trapped-whale saga
Flickr user 96683394@N00A couple of weeks ago, the Internet was aflame with the news that the Alaska Distillery in Wasilla had started producing salmon-flavored vodka. This was chiefly news because Wasilla is the home of sportscaster pageant queen Alaska Governor vice-presidential candidate autho ... More >>
Andrew YoussefThe Hype: Surfer Blood have been riding a wave of buzz behind their catchy debut album, Astro Coast. A sign posted outside of the Detroit Bar informed patrons that the evening's performance was being filmed for Carson Daly. It seems that both the Detroit Bar and Surfer Blood we ... More >>
¡Ask a Mexican! has directly inspired some columns (Ask a Cuban-American, Ask a Korean) or been the basis for shameless rip-offs (The Ethnicist, I'm looking at you--and why haven't you posted in ages?). It was under this aegis of debunking stereotypes that new Anchorage Press editor Bingo Barnes th ... More >>
Orange Countys Pink Pistols are all for peace, love and understanding among straights and gays. Meantime, theyre taking target practice.
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