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List Inconsequential: Best Fries in North America

List Inconsequential: Best Fries in North America

Spectrum Culture Staff May 17, 2012 0

(Photo: Mark H. Anbinder, 14850 Dining) Five Guys (various) Five Guys’ fries were once rated the unhealthiest fries in America, so you know they must be amazing. Their fries attain some Platonic ideal of

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A Curious Invasion: Austin’s Inaugural Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival

A Curious Invasion: Austin’s Inaugural Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival

Nick Hanover May 10, 2012 0

If you’ve attended a music festival in the past few years, you’ve probably noticed a curious invasion taking place. It’s not bros and those who love them, nor is it middle aged dads, geeking

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List Inconsequential: Runt of the Litter: Weak Albums By Strong Artists

List Inconsequential: Runt of the Litter: Weak Albums By Strong Artists

Spectrum Culture Staff May 3, 2012 0

Sky Blue Sky by Wilco (2007) Drugs help. When Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy went to rehab (no, no, no) in 2004, the band had just come off the masterful one-two punch of Yankee Hotel

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Monthly Mixtape: April 2012

Monthly Mixtape: April 2012

Spectrum Culture Staff April 26, 2012 0

CLICK BELOW TO HEAR ALL THE SONGS ON OUR APRIL PLAYLIST! Shearwater- “Animal Life” from Animal Joy (Sub Pop) On “Animal Life,” the opening salvo from Shearwater’s Animal Joy, Jonathan Meiburg and his band

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List Inconsequential: Third Act Disasters

List Inconsequential: Third Act Disasters

Spectrum Culture Staff April 19, 2012 0

Leviathan (1989) The 1980s saw a lot of Alien rip-offs, including several in the briefly popular “underwater Alien” sub-genre. Leviathan is arguably one of the best known while also being the least respected, a

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List Inconsequential: The Best Biographies

List Inconsequential: The Best Biographies

Spectrum Culture Staff April 12, 2012 0

The Tao of Wu by the RZA If there is one incontrovertible fact that my generation knows, it’s that Wu-Tang Clan ain’t nothing to fuck with. The head of the Gundam that is that

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List Inconsequential: Best and Worst Candy Ever

List Inconsequential: Best and Worst Candy Ever

Spectrum Culture Staff April 5, 2012 0

BEST Fruit Mentos A while back I had to quit Mentos cold turkey. Why? I couldn’t shake a gluttonous practice of buying about four rolls at a pop a few days a week, cracking

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Monthly Mixtape: March 2012

Monthly Mixtape: March 2012

Spectrum Culture Staff March 29, 2012 0

Lambchop – “Gone Tomorrow” from Mr. M (Merge) I would have included about half a dozen other songs from Lambchop’s excellent 2012 album, Mr. M, in this list if given the chance. Forced to

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List Inconsequential: SXSW 2012 Memories

List Inconsequential: SXSW 2012 Memories

Spectrum Culture Staff March 22, 2012 1

Jack White takes a quick breather to get his beans together before playing an impromptu show for his Third Man Records label. Joshua James soundcheck before literally blazing a sweaty set of gospel fueled

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List Inconsequential: Most Devastating Film Break-ups

List Inconsequential: Most Devastating Film Break-ups

Spectrum Culture Staff March 15, 2012 0

Jack and Rose in Titanic “I’ll never let go, Jack. I’ll never let go.” Shiver. Crunch. Drift. That sound you hear is thousands of teenage girls in 1997 mourning the end of their childhood

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