Hewly crap, the lead singer of The Matches desperately tried to get with my ex-boyfriends then best friend now wife before he went onstage. Went about as well as the Yellowcard thing. Good show though (Knitting Factory Manhattan - RIP - errrr uhhhh 2003ish) Saw a dude get slammed several feet up a pole by security… » 5/02/15 10:15am Saturday 10:15am

It's not an isolated incident. He said really disgusting and horrible things including the word "cunt" to a friend of mine a few years back because he didn't agree with her review of a show on her tumblr. Parks being her favorite show she was shocked they would employ someone who literally called a 19 year old girl "a… » 2/20/15 8:07am 2/20/15 8:07am

Lemme tell y'all a little something weird that's remotely related to this .. kinda... I went to college in Vegas and back was visiting my ol' dorm pal in LV a couple of years after I left there; we're drivin' around the outskirts of the Strip when we suddenly passed a car that was completely flipped upside down. No… » 2/20/15 5:57am 2/20/15 5:57am

Is it presumptively white? I'm self educating also— but I'm not white and I suffer from a loud mouth and lots of liberal guilt. This story feels more sexist than it does racist, to me, and I should also point out I'm male. In a way an analog to the witch hunt that was quieted Roseanne Barr for a few years in the… » 2/20/15 5:12am 2/20/15 5:12am

Are you suggesting someone who's worked at noted hack think tank Center for American Progress, edited noted hack DNC rag The New Republic, and should have, for all intents and purposes, been charged under the Mann Act for pimping Bush's Iraq War nonstop across state lines is not a true public intellectual, but rather… » 1/31/15 12:43am 1/31/15 12:43am

Alex nailed the reason for Sullivan having Chait's back in this fight: Chait and Sullivan are both upset that they have to defend the racist nonsense printed by the New Republic while they were involved with it. They've both been extremely proud of the work the did at that magazine and to see it sullied as the… » 1/31/15 12:35am 1/31/15 12:35am

I don't understand why Kinja doesn't just take the functionality of 2005 era LiveJournal . What was once great about LiveJournal was that people wrote funny and interesting things, you friended those writers, and then you read what they wrote. Some of what was on LJ was really, really fun to read and it was anonymous. » 1/30/15 6:47am 1/30/15 6:47am