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2005 Stories by Jessica Sick

Archives: 2006 | 2005
  • The Fat of the Lens

    published December 8, 2005

    This is a story about man-breasts — the protuberances that inspired the Bro (or was it the Manssiere?), the flesh that guarantees membership... More >>

  • Subdivisions

    published October 6, 2005

    Young people have managed to escape the confines of their three-bedroom, two-bath dwellings and congregate as teenagers do Saturday nights... More >>

  • The Sex Kings

    published August 18, 2005

    Although Mick Jagger, notorious connoisseur of the fairer sex, may have traded his brown sugar for a spoonful of reality with a Bush-bashing ditty... More >>

  • The New South

    published August 11, 2005

    "It's okay to eat fish because they don't have feelings," quips Kurt Cobain on one of Nirvana's most hyperanalyzed tracks, "Something in the Way."... More >>

  • Brian Jonestown Massacre

    published August 4, 2005

    The Website for California-based rock outfit Brian Jonestown Massacre warns visitors about the band's lineup with this disclaimer: "Subject to... More >>

  • Play It as It Lays

    published July 21, 2005

    "I once told someone that I'm so high up, the only way I can go is down. What I didn't know is I'd have to climb three flights up to get to the... More >>

  • The Bravery

    published July 14, 2005

    Bust out your skinny ties and gel up your best bed-head hair, boys, because the Bravery is coming to town. Like New York's Interpol, Vegas's the... More >>

  • Pop Punk Balanced

    published July 7, 2005

    It's a Friday afternoon and indie pop group Secret P.E. Club is getting in one last practice for a gig later that night. Guitarist Andrea Vigil,... More >>

  • Music and Art

    published July 7, 2005

    Generation Excess is a term that has been used to describe today's twentysomethings, overconsuming underachievers more likely to move back... More >>

  • Ring of Fire

    published June 30, 2005

    I hate it when I get electrocuted," says Jasmine Betances. One of South Florida's commonplace summer thunderstorms is passing through, but it... More >>

  • Raveonettes

    published May 5, 2005

    Not often does a Danish boy-girl duo pay musical homage to rock and roll Americana. Copenhagen's Sune Rose Wagner and Sherin Foo, however, have... More >>

  • Look Sharp

    published April 14, 2005

    Despite his party's decline in opinion polls, Prime Minister Tony Blair is expected to win re-election May 5 when British citizens take to the... More >>

  • Vice City Rock

    published March 17, 2005

    Midnight at the Marlin Hotel, and Pharrell Williams of the Neptunes is in the house. It isn't hip-hop night, however, in the aluminum-hued South... More >>

  • Eggheads

    published February 17, 2005

    Earlier this month, John Stirratt, bassist for Chicago indie rock darlings Wilco, did it for the first time. It was his civil duty, really.... More >>

  • Free to Be Farcical

    published February 3, 2005

    Quick -- what's the terror alert color for funny Muslims coming to town? Perhaps red, considering that will be the color you turn when busting a... More >>

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