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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019  
On the Last Day of Your Life, Don’t Forget to Die: Remembering David Berman

Aug 09, 2019 By Timothy Michalik Web Exclusive

America lost one of its greatest contemporary songwriters on Wednesday. It also lost its most aberrant, bizarre, and beautiful writer. Would it have gone any other way? For an artist so obsessed with mythologizing the self, I don't think so.  More

PLAYlist 44: Memoir ‘44 and New Flight Plan expansion

Aug 05, 2019 By Austin Trunick

We revisit a modern classic of wargaming and its latest add-on module. More

Passion and the 2020 Democratic Primaries or The road to hell is paved with good intentions

Jul 30, 2019 By Steve King

Who wants to read about Democrats?! Still awake? Okay. So we're only dealing with a handful of people but, yes, 20-something others were/are/forever running for president.  More

Reissued and Revisited: Motown: The Complete #1s

Jul 17, 2019 By Frank Valish

Motown: The Complete #1s is a remarkable and remarkably comprehensive document of one of America's greatest record labels. It deserves to be listened to from the first track on the first disc to the final cut on disc 11.


PLAYlist 43: Bubble Tea

Jul 12, 2019 By Austin Trunick

Arrange colorful critter-characters into fancy tea drinks in the fast-paced dice game, Bubble TeaMore

Unwound - Reflecting on the 25th Anniversary of “New Plastic Ideas”

Jul 11, 2019 By Jordan J. Michael Web Exclusive

When the time comes to put on an Unwound album, it can be easy to feel like the only Unwound fan on Earth that is listening to that particular document at that special moment.  More

PLAYlist 42: Undo

Jul 09, 2019 By Austin Trunick

Quantum Leap-like experience in a tiny box.  More

Reissued and Revisited: Ace of Cups

Jul 03, 2019 By Frank Valish

Recently reunited San Francisco band Ace of Cups has nine of its original '60s recordings put to vinyl, and to stunning result. 



Trumpville, USA

Jun 26, 2019 By Steve King

This is an Address from NPR: Nationalist Private Radio. No transcription of this broadcast will be made, as the Ministry of Labor has liquidated the Ministry of Education and reading has been outlawed. If you are able to read this, troops will be dispatched from the Ohio battlefront to arrest you immediately. More