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Balding white man with wire rimmed glasses wearing a suit speaking and make a hand gesture
04 October 2018

In early September of this year, the Washington Post created what was called an alternative storytelling issue in which it solicited news stories through...

White man in blue shirt with straw hat with arms folded standing in front of huge mural of Elvis Presley
05 September 2018

In last month’s least surprising news, media sources are reporting that the 2019 Rock on the Range Music Festival will not be moving to Three Creeks Metro...

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01 August 2018

It’s a hot day in July and I’m driving into Cleveland, Ohio. I’ll be staying at some nameless and faceless motel in the big-box suburbs, out there with the...

Dark blue themed art with a guy sitting up in bed and the words Sussman Can't Sleep and We don't dream, we worry
04 July 2018

There is a restaurant in Las Vegas called the Lotus of Siam. It’s a pretty unassuming place, and until recently was actually located in a strip mall....

Four guy onstage playing guitars, harmonica and singing wearing cowboy type of clothes
08 June 2018

This is a music story that begins, oddly enough, in a courtroom at the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati, Ohio. Around a...

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25 April 2018

Matt Monta has long been one of Columbus’ best musicians and writers. On April 27, 2018 he will be releasing “Restless Disposition,” his long-awaited follow...

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