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Posted by Baynard Woods | Sep 19, 2017

The political heat of 2017 has finally boiled all the political chants down to their essence. “Fuck that shit!” More than a thousand juggalos -- fans of the horror-art rap...

Hot Tin Roof
Posted by Hot Tin Roof | Sep 19, 2017

Sometimes, when she’s bored, she goes into the garden, covers herself with earth and pretends that she is a carrot.

Dear Kiki
Posted by Dear Kiki | Sep 19, 2017

Dear Kiki, my husband and I were discussing dick size the other night. I asked if he’d ever measured his size. He said, “Probably; who wouldn’t? All I know, though,...

Dear Kiki
Posted by Dear Kiki | Sep 19, 2017

Dear Kiki, I’ve been dating a really wonderful girl for about three months. Things are going great, and we spend almost all our free time together. There’s just one problem...

Posted by Nate Logsdon | Sep 19, 2017

The Host Country started as a Cedar Falls-based duo with Diana Weishaar and Ty Wistrand supplying tasteful piano and guitar settings to generous pop songs that they could really lay...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Sep 19, 2017

Des Moines-native singer-songwriter Ryne Doughty approached the production of his latest album, Date Night, with the desire to step away from the more stripped-down folk sound of his 2013 album,...

Astrology Forecast
Posted by Astrology Forecast | Sep 19, 2017

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): The poet E. E. Cummings said, “To be nobody-but-yourself -- in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else...

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | Sep 14, 2017

This week, co-host Baynard Woods talks with Dale Beran about 4chan, the alt-right and the rise of Donald Trump. Earlier this year, Beran wrote an article about the growth of...

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | Sep 12, 2017

Francois LeFranc, 45, lingers over breakfast in the dining room of the NAV Centre, an Ontario hotel and conference center on the banks of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Dressed in...

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | Sep 8, 2017

This week, co-host Baynard Woods talks with author D. Watkins about white supremacy, policing and the Trump administration. D. is the author of 'The Beast Side: Living (and Dying) While...

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Posted by Thomas Dean | Sep 5, 2017

Something happened recently that hasn’t happened to me in 33 years. I began the fall semester without a class to teach. For nearly all of us, at some point in...

Dear Kiki
Posted by Dear Kiki | Sep 5, 2017

Dear Kiki, My sex life is dead and I’d like to revive it! I’m middle-aged and married for more than 15 years. My husband’s sex drive has been waning for...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Sep 5, 2017

It’s impossible to talk about the history of Iowa modern rock without talking about Cedar Falls band House of Large Sizes. During their 17-year run (1986-2003) they released eight albums,...

Posted by Kent Williams | Sep 5, 2017

Trust a joker like Matthew James to open Impromptu Musicals For the Skeptic, his album with the Rust Belt Union, with a song titled “Goodbye.” Like Groucho Marx’s song “Hello,...

Astrology Forecast
Posted by Astrology Forecast | Sep 5, 2017

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Will a routine trip to carry out an errand take you on a detour to the suburbs of the promised land? Will you worry you’re turning...

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | Aug 25, 2017

This week, co-host Baynard Woods talks with Wil Hylton, whose New York Times Magazine story “Down the Breitbart Hole” gives readers an up-close view of the inner workings of the...