Hey, it’s me. Another girl who doesn’t want to be grabbed at in public (or private, really) and is confused as to why she has to continue explaining this fact to dudes who are like, “It’s 2016, that doesn’t happen anymore.” Well, actually. I was … Continue reading I Shouldn’t Have to Ask Not to Be Touched (Much Less Slapped)
I do not like driving. I will do anything to not drive somewhere. I moved less than 15 minutes down the street so I could walk more often and drive less. I do not like driving. And yet, despite my usual frustrations behind the wheel, … Continue reading More than 500 miles of discoveries
The Akron Civic Theater hosted Puscifer on Monday, April 4th. If you don’t know Puscifer, the band is the completely independent project of Tool’s Maynard James Kennan. There is no label involved, no underwriters, no support from anyone but the fans – Puscifer do everything … Continue reading No Pics & It Still Happened
James Murphy announced officially, lengthily, that LCD Soundsystem is back. And not just back for a “victory lap,” but back with a tour and new music that will expand far beyond the initial reports of a Coachella reunion. I’m stoked, and I’m not alone. And … Continue reading Artists & Obligations
Nearly two weeks ago, I saw Against Me! play the second of two sold out shows at the Grog Shop in Cleveland. It was awesome. I threw my younger brother into a mosh pit; I high fived and danced with people I didn’t know; I … Continue reading Finding solace in Against Me!
Here we go: More words on the GOP. More time spent thinking about a party that might be imploding before our eyes. But instead of focusing on how the candidates acted during the most recent CNN debate, instead of honing in on answers to questions … Continue reading The GOP & Word Choice
Tidal, the Jay-Z owned streaming app, was number one in the iTunes app store for about one day in February. It’s hung around the top 10, which is some of the greatest success the generally poorly-received streaming service has had. Of course, Tidal was propelled … Continue reading The Life of “The Life of Pablo”
Your brand is who you are and what you do. Or at least, that’s what we believe at Marcus Thomas, and I think (most of) the general population would tend to agree with that definition. When you think of a brand, you think of the … Continue reading Your Post-Iowa Brand Analysis