3 Bands, 3 Questions – San Dimas, The Ultrasounds, Ruben

3 Bands, 3 Questions – San Dimas, The Ultrasounds, Ruben

THE ULTRASOUNDS ask RUBEN Are you named after a sandwich or the incredibly talented and famous American Idol R&B crooner Ruben Studdard? Yes Who has a better beard…Mack or Sam? Sam’s.  It’s more orangey. If you had to choose one musical mentor…dead or alive to train you up and guide you in the ways of […]

Does Winona have a Gay Bar?

Does Winona have a Gay Bar?

Recently, I was able to catch up with Jake Warner, bar manager of the new night club Rendezvous and of The Mason Jar, which is attached to Rendezvous.  To the unfamiliar, it’s the back space to The Mason Jar which was formerly known as Cheater’s, The Draught Haus, and Rascal’s.  I wanted to ask him […]

Blank Page: An Unwritten Story of Sex

Blank Page: An Unwritten Story of Sex

What does sex have to do with blank pages? And have you ever wondered what those first few blank pages in every book are for anyways? Are publishers giving us a little buffer in case we spill some beef stew that sinks through the cover? Are they places to jot down notes or doodle brilliant […]

International Festival of Owls Draws Fans and Researchers from Around the Globe

I can’t believe I let the International Festival of Owls fly under my radar for so long (wink).  Going into its twelfth year, it doubles and nearly triples the gem of a town that is Houston, Minnesota. When I initially stumbled upon it I thought, “Wow, a festival completely devoted to one of the coolest […]