Luke HolwerdaWhen "alternative rock" radio debuted in the early '90s -- displacing stations spinning hard rock, classic rock, hair metal, or '80s college rock -- it seemed to be a format designed to evolve. At least to a middle-school me, who imagined it to be fresh, vital, and destined to change ... More >>
Kirsten Veng-PedersenMartin Cizmar...or at least what's left of him.Music Editor Martin Cizmar is a larger than life personality. The same can not be said about his stature, however. For nearly two years now, I have consorted with Mr. Cizmar both as a colleague and a friend and frequently sharin ... More >>
Generally, I write positive reviews about bands that are good at what they do. I like a little bit of everything, so it's not that hard for me to appreciate either a delicate ballad or ear-shredding thrash. Shit, I genuinely love the first Britney Spears record, and think Toby Keith is a tragically ... More >>
"Sweater girl" sells out -- or does she?
A Halloween quiz
He's done with art. Now Bill Tonnesen wants to build a Holocaust memorial in Phoenix
At a Las Vegas electronics show, "networked homes" have everybody talking, but not asking the right questions