Archive | Eugene Mirman


Bumbershoot 2011: Cheat sheet for mutants and marginals, Day One {Saturday, 9/3}

{Photo: Christpher Nelson} I've been going to Bumbershoot for, say, around 500 years (post-the Age of Enlightenment made it more awesome, though — since then there's been less jousting and witch house-burning). There are going to be some regional and national musical acts at Bumbershoot 2011 I probably won't dare to miss, though some of […]

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My Bumber-day #1 featuring Telekinesis, Eugene Mirman, the Old 97s, and the Long Winters

{photo of DJ Spooky by Jeremiah D. Johnson} Arriving later than I wanted to, I swiftly ran from the press gate across the Center to catch Telekinesis’ KEXP Music Lounge session, and as always, their tight pop hooks and charming melodies did not disappoint, and I cursed my love of Rhett Miller, knowing that I’d […]

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Bumbershoot announces more acts

Bumbershoot announced some more acts late yesterday afternoon (and one unfortunate cancellation). The new addtions are Franz Ferdinand, Eugene Mirman, Os Mutantes and Janelle Monae. The act who cancelled is The Ting Tings, who cited a scheduling conflict (that scheduling conflict is becoming the opening act on Pink's forthcoming tour). The full schedule will be […]

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Photo Essay: April, so far…

Show Date: April 1, 2009

So far April's been squaring up as a great month for rock and roll in Seattle. I've been so busy, I've barely had time to catch my breath over the past two weeks, and it's not slowing up any time soon. April 1st, the Tractor hosted Wes & Eugene's Cabinet of Wonders, a showcase of […]

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Don't forget to buy your People Talking and Singing tickets TODAY (like right now!)

People Talking and Singing 2007 will take place on November 8th at Town Hall Seattle. This year's event will feature author Dave Eggers, comedians Todd Barry and Eugene Mirman, New Yorker music critic Sasha Frere-Jones, and musicians John Roderick of The Long Winters and Rosie Thomas. In previous years, the events have featured Lemony Snicket, […]

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AstroPOP! for June 2006

Your monthly imaginary horoscope told in album reviews! Gemini (May 21 – June 21) The duality of Gemini can be a dark and painful thing, as when you let someone down you didn't intend to, and don't seem to care. But it can also be a mystical and beautiful thing, as when you deliver an […]

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