"Mangum's Opus: Neutral Milk Hotel's epic Aeroplane" by Carly Carioli
A decade ago, Carly Carioli interviewed Neutral Milk Hotel's frontman Jeff Mangum about the band's then-just-released, larger-than-life second album, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea. The piece captures the sorrow, spiritualism, and lyricism of the man and the album, and exactly predicts what everyone would be saying 10 years later.
Happy International Pokémon Day! Since I don’t live in the universe where I could actually break out a Thunder Stone and evolve my Pikachu, I’m going to have to celebrate virtually. Guess I’ll pick up a pair of red suspenders and play Pokémon Red all Misty-style. I’m pretty sure my Game-boy is somewhere, and if there were ever a day to be nostalgic about my childhood, this would be it.
It was born in New York City. But since then, the flash mob whatshamacallit has spread -- so that now these things are just about everywhere. Yes, it seems like with each passing week, another group of people randomly drop their pants while riding public transportation, or engage in a giant city-wide pillow fight or -- and this is my personal favorite -- freeze for a few minutes in some public place.
Mischa Barton pledges allegiance to bacon.
"Pigs are noble creatures, selflessly giving of their delectable flesh — and we need as many of them as we can get." Mike Miliard
Bacon could be plotting to take over pop culture. Bacon. BACON. BACON. Coming soon, a special photoshop story time of celebrities and bacon (IT'S HERE!).
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MP3: Lance Gould talks to FNX about the Phoenix Best '08 poll.