Posted inNews & Politics

News of the Weird

Lead Story A Reuters story in January on the Japanese physical comedy team Tokyo Shock Boys listed several injuries suffered by team members: scarring of groins and buttocks from dropping firecrackers down their pants, patches of tender skin from gluing various objects to their faces, and one member’s missing teeth caused by bites from the […]

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Ragged But Right

Archers of Loaf Vee Vee (Alias) In the few weeks since its release, the Archers of Loaf’s excellent second album, Vee Vee, has sold a whopping 30,000 copies. That doesn’t sound like much, but it’s as many copies as their equally good first album, Icky Mettle, sold in a year and a half. This groundswell […]