Winona Zombie Crawl 8

Bigger and bloodier

What started as about 30 college kids dressed up as zombies freaking people out down on 3rd street in 2006 has grown. It’s grown into hundreds of the undead of all ages converging on all the downtown Winona bars and then literally taking them over, for better or for worse. It’s been very cool and […]

Megan Hanson at Winona Zombie Crawl 8

Megan Hanson at Winona Zombie Crawl 8

Megan Hanson at Winona Zombie Crawl 8

Megan Hanson seen painting the town red during the 8th annual Winona Zombie Crawl in downtown Winona. It’s the second oldest zombie pub crawl in the world. Megan Hanson is a local singer/songwriter and plays in the bands My Private Eye and the Ultrasounds. She also spends her days working for HCO (Home & Community […]

Jamie Harper – The Man, the Myth, the Beard

Jamie Harper – The Man, the Myth, the Beard

In his studio, a rented, ancient basement as grungy as his beard, I easily noticed a bird guide book poking out of his backpack.  All around me were paintings resting against the walls, and doors waiting to be endowed with an image.  Cans of house paint were piled on the table, and a pencil, buried […]

Best Albums of 2012

Parker lays out his top 10 album list of 2012

Each December I find it kind of incredible when zines, blogs, and radio stations publish their top 10 or top 50 albums of the year. A search of Wiki Answers estimates that 50 albums a week are released in the United States, meaning that about 2500 albums are released in a year. I would say […]