Walgreen’s Thanksgiving Interview 2010

This is worth re-posting every Thanksgiving. From “The Chicagoist” (TV Reporter Doesn’t Realize She’s Interviewing Paul Westerberg): Aaron Goodyear, who filmed it, writes, “On Thanksgiving Day in 2010 we randomly ran into Paul Westerberg of The Replacements who was doing some early Christmas shopping at a South Minneapolis Walgreens. Reporter Liz Collin had no idea who he was and Paul was having some fun with her.” The clip was on … Read more →

Austin City Limits | October 12, 2014

  As you can tell from the picture, ACL weekend 2 was a bit of a hootenanny. If you click on the picture, you’ll see those are genuine Hee-Haw overalls, worn sans shirt. And while reclining on a hammock. The hijinks might be a bit in response to what was reported to be a crowd that was weighted towards Pearl Jam fans who had staked out spots early (PJ followed … Read more →

Summer’s End Festival | Sept. 27, 2014

Replacements in Tempe 2014

The Mats played the Summer Ends Festival in Tempe on Saturday night, sort of. The festival was scheduled for outdoors but the area was hit by a major rain storm and the venue was shut down Saturday afternoon by the city. Kudos to the festival organizers and bands for coming up with a Plan B because what a plan it was! The festival, with a reduced number of bands, was … Read more →