Entertainment/Culture

Hawk on Hawk Action: Releasing the Beast

What's up 12s So, it is now official, we have just traded one of the greatest running backs that we have seen in the last decade, the beast himself, Marshawn Lynch. Now there are mixed feeling all over the spectrum about this particular subject and I just wanted to share my thoughts. Let me just...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Homemade Deodorant

We're going to talk about our pits for a second! No, not our knee pits. Not our elbow pits. Our armpits!! As an active person, I HAVE to take care of 'em. Whether I'm skiing, working on the new house, riding my bike, or hiking with the dogs, it's pretty awesome when I don't stink. :) I've been a...
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Rock Blog: 'Hired Gun' Documentary At Theaters One Night Only!

Hired Gun: Out of the Shadows, Into the Spotlight may be new to you, but it actually debuted at South by Southwest last year. This incredible documentary will grab the attention of any rocker, highlighting the lives of rock musicians who backed even bigger big stars in their careers. You can...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: National Hug A Plumber Day

Today was a BIG day in the ongoing saga of my fixer-upper. Today was PLUMBER DAY!!! And coincidentally, it's National Hug A Plumber Day. Crazy, right? So let's back up to the beginning... After we bought the house, we decided to turn this funky upstairs rec-room into a master suite. We recently had...
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Rock Blog: Dave Grohl Interviews His Mom

Off the top of your head, how many rock stars have interviewed their parents in public that you can recall? Not many! Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl had the opportunity to interview his mom, Virginia, and it was way cool. It happened this past Saturday at the L.A. Times Festival Of Books , where...
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BJGN On the Couch With Chris: Casting About for Answers

What kind of a different world would we live in if Keanu Reeves hadn't been cast as Neo in The Matrix? Or, can you imagine Sean Connery as Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings movies? What about OJ Simpson as The Terminator? These are real casting choices that almost happened, and I wanted to talk...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Annual SCAR Motorcyle Ride

This Saturday, the Annual SCAR Event takes place in Tacoma. The S top C hild A buse R ide is an incredible community event where all are invited to participate! The Gargoyles Protectors of Children Motorcycle Club is committed to keeping kids in our communities safe from harm, and this weekend's...
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ROCK BLOG: Killswitch Engage @ Showbox SoDo Tuesday!

I can't complain at all about this Monday morning. I spent it watching Killswitch Engage videos on YouTube and digging around for obscure video interviews with the band to get a better feel about who they are as humans, versus boring fact by fact pages that strip all personality. I was already a...
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Rock Blog: Debauchery with the Rolling Stones

It's 1971. The Rolling Stones are coming off of their biggest album to date, 'Sticky Fingers'. They are the biggest rock band in the world. So if you’re Mick and Keith, now what do you do? Move into a big-ass villa in the South of France. Fill it with instruments, recording gear, beautiful women,...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 1 Record Store Day Legend

Tomorrow marks the 10th Annual Record Store Day , where we celebrate the world of local independent record stores and the ways they connect artists, customers and staff. Over the years, ambassadors have been selected to spread the message of the annual celebration, but for the first time ever, a...
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