Artist: The Rolling Stones
Song: “Doom and Gloom”
Director: Jonas Åkerlund
Headless Actress: Noomi Rapace
^You, after you watch this video.
Earlier this month, The Rolling Stones released yet another “greatest hits” compilation known as GRRR!. It came in 40-track, 50-track, and 80-track editions, but each one included two newly recorded songs. That’s right, The Rolling Stones are still making new hits 50 years after their creation. And to be honest, “Doom and Gloom” (the first of the two songs that was released) isn’t too bad. In fact it’s probably better than anything off their latest 2005 effort, A Bigger Bang. The video, albeit very weird and non-sensical, follows suit as well.
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A Night at 2720 Cherokee
April 6, 2012
Being back in St. Louis has been amazing. Throughout law school, I frequently visited St. Louis, but visiting is not the same as living somewhere. Since being back, I have been able to revisit some of my favorite haunts, as well as experience some new places that I just either never went to while in college, or have sprung up in the past few years.
One such place that I have newly experienced is 2720 Cherokee (I’ll let you guess the address). 2720 Cherokee is a 14,000 square foot art gallery and event space. The venue consists of three levels, the lower and upper levels being art galleries, and the middle level being the location of a stage and bar. Overall the setup is fantastic. The crowd wasn’t massive, but even with a large crowd I think it would have been easy enough to get around. In addition there were ample restrooms, which is a pet peeve of mine at a lot of bars and music venues.
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