Deadwood Edition Issue #244

April 28, 2009

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Style Scout: Matthew Stackswell

East Village meets The Bronx

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Unhip Hop

Straight outta comic-con, a crazy muggle frakker named MC Chris

While MC Chris has often been dismissed as a niche performer in the genre coined as “nerd-core,” he’s an undeniably talented lyricist and rapper who takes his music very seriously—he just happens to bust rhymes about pizza and Spider-Man.

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Style Scout: Rockelle Meagher

Boots and vintage accessories are my bag...

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Gnarly!

BMXers crash campus (legally!), a sign of the sport's persistent popularity

On May 2, a mildly historic event will take place. BMX freestylers, a scourge for many a year to the KU campus along with their skateboarding and rollerblading brethren, will grind away without hassle from the fuzz...

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Size Matters

KC’s Olympic Size makes music for “pivotal, dramatic scenes,” as seen on MTV's Real World

With a name like Olympic Size, a band really ought to crank their amps to 11 and perform athletic feats of guitar-tapping and drum-soloing. The KC of that name is quite the opposite, purveying a slow and spacious brand of so-called “sadcore” (though it’s not really that depressing)...

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Save & Splurge: Kacie Brown

Shopping is for hipsters.

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Fresh Meat

Actual News Nugs*

The country’s No. 8-rated high school basketball senior selects KU...

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Townie guide to... Comic-conning

With Kara Holcombe—comic book conventioneer, ultimate bitch killer, and knitter.

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GILF Fight!

Actual News Nugs*

Sebelius vs. Palin! The Silver Fox vs. the Raging Moose! Gubernatorial gladiatrixes get freaky!

Stinky Pee Is A Small Price To Pay.

How much asparagus does it really take?