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October 26th, 2009 - 2:15 am § in True/Slant

Ted Leo & The Pharmacists at Lincoln Hall Grand Opening

Chicago’s Lincoln Hall has been open for a bit, but that didn’t stop Ted Leo & The Pharmacists from bringing the club to life. On October 25, Leo et al played the slightly-belated Grand Opening as they do any other show: with a fistful of punk fun. The quartet seemed poised for actio[...]

October 13th, 2009 - 1:26 am § in True/Slant

Peter Bagge's 'Hate' coming to Fox TV?

Fantagraphics Books reported one of the more curious potential TV pilots in recent years: Our own Peter Bagge has a development deal with FOX for THE BRADLEYS and the network has just ordered a pilot. For folks not familiar with Peter Bagge or The Bradleys, well, suffice to say the man is a legen[...]

August 10th, 2009 - 1:26 am § in Perfect Lines

Interview with Chris Leo

It’s been far too long since I last featured an interview featuring a musician that will be in the book America Is Juat A Word. Along comes Chris Leo to correct that error. Before his brother Ted Leo stole the hearts of the indie crowd in the aughts, Chris was making waves with his band [...][...]

June 16th, 2009 - 12:27 am § in Perfect Lines

Let's Make A List: An America Is Just A Word Update

I’m happy to announce another addition to the America Is Just A Word roster of voices involved in the book. Chris Leo, frontman of The Van Pelt, will lend his voice to the evolving narrative. The Van Pelt were a part of the post-hardcore/emo scene in New York City in the mid 90s and were [...][...]

February 18th, 2009 - 11:47 pm § in Perfect Lines

Don't (Touch and) Go

From the looks of a post early in the day by Stereogum, one would have thought it was the end of the aural world for fans of underground music. Although the reports later in the day dismissed the rumors that Touch and Go Records was finished; instead, the still dreadful news that the label will [...[...]



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