#79: Good Thieves Press
The grassroots of any art community? That's easy. Artist cooperatives and the newer model of studio communities like Wazee Union provide both a supportive camaraderie for artists just starting out and a launching pad for adventurous and creative ideas that might fall outside ... More >>
Did Henry Ford really make a car out of hemp? Was the Declaration of Independence written on hemp paper? Did Abraham Lincoln use hemp oil in his lamps?
The hemp plant, a variety of Cannabis sativa that's the subject of this week's cover story "Green Acres," is steeped in lore. Some hemp legends ar ... More >>
TIM HECKER @ ODD FELLOWS HALL | 3/30/12
"Normally I don't sit down when I play," said Tim Hecker with some bemusement before starting his set. "But this chair looked inviting. This will be a special, Stephen Hawking-inspired performance. No disrespect." With that, noises, tones and sounds trickled ... More >>
Back in August, former Mormon bishop Shawn Merriman pleaded not guilty to mail fraud charges against him -- something that we predicted was "a temporary situation" in a blog about alleged swindles dating back to 1994.
Bingo. Yesterday, Merriman pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud and one cou ... More >>