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Liam Gallagher, Cracker Barrel Music and rapgenius.com

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 25, 2011
When it comes to snortable human residue stories (boy, we’ve all got a few, don’t we?), nothing will ever top Keith Richards’ disclosure that he inhaled some of the ashes of his dead father. But former Oasis/current Beady Eye frontman Liam Gallagher recently told a tale to Q Magazine that comes close to Richards’ revelation.   

REO Speedwagon, Gucci Mane and Dire Straits

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Several months ago we told you about a new video game based on ’70s rockers REO Speedwagon. If you thought, “That has to be the weirdest, most random and unlikely band to have its own video game,” you were right. Until now.   

Best of Cincinnati Badges

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Are you trying to rally support for yourself, your local business or other establishment? Grab the official 2011 "Vote For Me" Badges right here.  

Resolution Resources

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Find online and real life communities that support healthy lifestyles. Get resources for all your outdoor camping and hiking needs. Learn about local parks. Find local cycling groups and organizations. Discover that new gym or fitness center. Learn about integrative medicine. Get a huge list of pilates and yoga studios. Learn about resources for hypnotherapy, stress reduction and general support and counseling. Find local retailers of organic and sustainable food and much more in this list of resolution resources.  

Muse, Patricia Day and Justin Bieber

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Having your likeness used as the basis for an American icon like the Barbie doll could be taken a few ways. On one level, it could be a compliment on your style and its effect on popular culture. But if your ability to effect popular culture is relatively nonexistent, then maybe it could be taken as an insult to your style.  

Best Bites of 2010

The best things CityBeat’s restaurant reviewers ate in 2010

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 29, 2010
CityBeat’s dining team had some pretty delicious moments in the running for their “Best Bite” finalists this year. Personally, I thought back to the creamy goat cheese my neighbor brought from Paris that we ate in her garden one spring night. Our other writers have some great memories too, as you will see.  

Social Networks, Deft Docs and Gift Shops

CityBeat writers unveil their favorite films of 2010

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 29, 2010
It was another transitional year at the movies, one in which curious, sometimes frustrating trends emerged or were confirmed: The rise of conceptually complex films that question the nature of “reality” and “truth”; the return of 3-D as a savior; the death of the romantic comedy; the continued fracturing of indie cinema; and the further evolution of distribution methods.  

Year in Review Edition

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Unless you’ve been living under a proverbial rock, you’ll know that the biggest music news story of 2010 was the arrival of music to something called “the Internet.” Smart readers might have heard rumblings about this for a few years, but, as huge fans of (only) Garth Brooks, Kid Rock, Pink Floyd, AC/DC and The Beatles, we only recently found out about this weird technology a couple of months  

Our Beautiful Dark Listed Fantasies

Local musicians and music scribes pick their fave moments of 2010

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 22, 2010
What'cha wanna know? The best songs to walk your dog to? Some album that must be in your collection? The funniest anagram for the band name Freelance Whales? Or maybe you want to recall the best moments of Cincinnati music or MPMF. Whatever your motivation, we brought together local musicians and writers to create over a dozen top 10 lists for your amusement and delight.  

A Year in Film and Music

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Our Beautiful Dark Listed Fantasies: Local musicians and music scribes pick their fave moments of 2010. Whatcha wanna know? The best songs to walk your dog to? Some album that must be in your collection