The Middle Road

March 27, 2013

Over the past eight years I have check cattle in and out at the livestock auction whenever monetary need arises or I find myself longing to spend time with bovines. Not following the traditional path of a woman in the livestock industry, I work in the yards alongside the men and in direct contact with the animals. While the hours are long, the pay low, and the working conditions dangerous, I have counted it all worthwhile because I can indulge in my favorite pastime – cow watching.

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Review: Grits & Gravy – “Symphony”

March 26, 2013

Last month, G&G dropped another addition to their growing discography with their latest EP titled Symphony. Just when you thought things couldn’t get any better, the pair takes a whole new approach to hip-hop by incorporating the style and feel of major symphonic works, tastefully combined with the drive and flow that they are so well known for.

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Review: “Hitchcock”

March 21, 2013

Director Sacha Gervasi set about honoring the man himself with his biopic Hitchcock, an entertaining romp through one of Hitchcock’s biggest challenges in his career: Getting his adaption of the book Psycho to the screen.

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Local Band Profile: “The Howling Hex”

March 20, 2013

Neil Hagerty, of The Howling Hex (and formerly of Royal Trux and Pussy Galore), has just released his newest album, ironically titled The Best of The Howling Hex. The songs sound like a single insane polka number from a circus staffed by schizophrenics and sociopaths. It’s fun, frightening, and a bit off-putting, but certainly never boring. And it’s obvious Hagerty knows what he’s doing.

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