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Literary: Dann Woellert

0 Comments · Monday, November 25, 2013
Cincinnatians like their chili. Dann Woellert knows this as well as anyone, as his incisive, impressively researched book on the subject, The Authentic History of Cincinnati Chili, makes clear. H  

Sports: Impact Wrestling

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Rumor has it that Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is interested in buying Impact Wrestling. We’ll leave it for you to discern whether that might be a positive development. What we do kn  

Literary: Julia Serano

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Julia Serano, as her Wikipedia entry succinctly relays, “is a transsexual American writer, spoken-word performer, trans-bi activist and biologist.” Her latest endeavor, a book titled Excluded  

In-Demand Local Man Provides Audio Commentary for Movies

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Tim Lucas’ long and singular career as a movie critic has taken him down a number of interesting pathways, probably none more curious than his role as an in-demand provider of audio commentary tracks for DVD and Blu-ray releases. The lifelong Cincinnati resident is best known as the editor and co-publisher of Video Watchdog, a meticulously rendered celebration of genre movies that calls itself “the perfectionist’s guide to fantastic video.”   

Literary: Tom Clavin

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 29, 2013
As conversation heats up over how appropriate the use of Redskins is as a football team's moniker, Bob Drury and Tom Clavin give us The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud,   

Literary: Dan Smith

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 22, 2013
The site where Bobby Mackey’s nightclub sits in Wilder, Ky., has a long and often nefarious history. In fact, Dan Smith, author of the new book Ghosts of Bobby Mackey’s Music World, was shock  

Fighting Through

Singer/songwriter Neko Case offers a rare personal glimpse on her latest album

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Singer/songwriter Neko Case offers a rare personal glimpse on her latest album, The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You.


0 Comments · Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Jaill’s band name conjures something hard and uncompromising, an outfit that might relish the opportunity to cover Nine Inch Nails’ “Happiness in Slavery” or to emit some Lower East Side scuzz.   

Built to Spill

Oct. 22 • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Now comes word that Built to Spill is working on what will be its eighth full-length studio effort, which we’re told will probably drop in late 2014. Until then, the band has embarked on an extensive tour, which is good news for those of us who like to get lost in sound — Built to Spill’s epic guitar reveries are even more immersive in a live setting.

Sports: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Washington Wizards

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Hey, kids, did you know Cincinnati once had its own NBA team? Yes, the Cincinnati Royals, led by former University of Cincinnati star Oscar Robertson, played in the NBA from 1957-1972 until leaving to