As people still loosen their belts from Thanksgiving, and lose the contents of their wallets for the holidays, there were a few items of importance that made it through the food-coma-haze.
Wiki-leaks has done it again, and by it I mean, started shit by showing us some shit we shouldn’t know about. Like how wars are not . . . → Read More: Post-Turkey News Brief
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Cable-television commentators can’t stop talking about political shifts in Washington this month – how the House of Representatives was handed over to the Republicans and whether or not these midterms were a referendum for President Obama’s agenda. Personally, I can’t stop thinking about the new full-body imaging technology festering in airports across . . . → Read More: Leaders of the [Clothes] Free World… (aka fun holiday travel stories)
Callers haphazardly deliver a languid sound, swooning in their tepid daze, like a “storm in a tea cup”. A comatose lullaby. A sonic punch akin to Bruce Lee’s One Inch Punch. Fronted by Sara Lucas, a singer of the same ilk as Shilpa Ray, Caller’s brand of music is very hard to categorize, harder still to . . . → Read More: Callers
If you grew up in the Northeast like I did, the middle-of-nowhere Wisconsin can feel almost as exotic and curious as Russia. This summer I was able to take in some of the local color in Hayward. Perhaps my favorite stop – shockingly not the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame, with its 4.5 story . . . → Read More: Foreign Lands: Hayward, Wisconsin
Ambition is a tricky beast. It can sometimes turn normal, everyday people into superstars. The lack of it can turn others into self-deprecating little monsters.
Here at Pomp, it’s always nice to see someone try to do something with themselves, going out on proverbial limbs to make something happen. We know the feeling . . . → Read More: Do Something
There is a party tonight! Yes there is a cover charge, and drink specials and famous dj’s, but you won’t feel like a smug asshole the morning after. Or if you do, it’ll be tinged with a tiny bit of righteousness, so unfamiliar since the 2008 election night.
Tonight, at Gallery Bar, there is a . . . → Read More: Jukumu Letu AKA Monday night drinking is… Our Responsibility
Shouting through the filters, all this lo-fidelity embodies a certain disenchantment. The whispers, the warbled delivery,the waves of nowave and darkwave. It feels like the chase is on and you’re running through THX or Mad Max. There is nowhere to hide. A bearded bum pulls a knife on you, you’re fairly certain your imminent death may . . . → Read More: The Soft Moon Should Have Done The Tron Soundtrack
Section Editor for Personal Essays, co-founder, co-schemer and dreamer, Royal Young reads an excerpt from his memoir.
This one is about his illicit affair with one beautiful, intoxicating Gossip Girl-type. Oh… and she’s underaged.
Video by: . . . → Read More: Reading for Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood
Love finding new bands that help you make the right choice in that exact moment between sleeping . . . → Read More: Portugal The Man – The Sun
World Champion, Frank Talker, role model? Well, yes, but you’ll have to read the interview featuring Judah Friedlander in the next issue of Pomp to know why exactly he may be the hardest working man in… well… “the” business.
Photos by: Nathan . . . → Read More: Behind the Curtain – Sneak Peek into the next print issue!