David Carr dies.
As the print Time Out Chicago goes under, what’s in store for the Chicago Reader?
Amoeba’s Vinyl Vaults store says it tries to reach every rights holder whose music it sells, but the Reader reached nine artists in its catalog, none of whom had been contacted.
This week’s Washington City Paper cover story details how regional music scenes have been killed off at the hands of Brooklynized culture, but the reality may not be that bad
I figured I’d lead with the good news
D.C. postrockers Beauty Pill return with the laid-back, funk-tinged “Afrikaner Barista.”
Two smaller Creative Loafing weeklies are sold to SouthComm
Owner of Washington Redskins sues Washington City Paper.
CL Inc. hires Alex Kam to be its chief digital officer.
The Reader is a finalist for two 2010 Beard Awards, for feature stories by Mike Sula and Cliff Doerksen.
No War But Snowball War!
From the Washington City Paper: After 13 years the Kansas House is no more, but Arlington’s punk legacy lives on.
Darrow Montgomery, staff photographer for our sister Washington City Paper, is one of my favorite things about this company; here’s a good example of why.
The Washington Post announces that it’s closing its bureaus in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles
Life at the Reader was just wonderful for a long time. Lots of stories, lots of listings, lots of ads, lots of classifieds — plus memorable staff parties and a Christmas bonus that was roughly a month’s salary.