I hate to do this because whenever Laurie Lindeen is mentioned that freaky freak freak show with all the fake names comes out to play, but if you’re not reader of Ms. Lindeen’s blog (and, you know, you should be because it’s really well written), you might take an interest in her latest post, which
Paste (note: I am NOT Paul Westerberg) has a short piece about Robyn Hitchcock’s next album where he mentions touring in the ’80s and talks about waiting for the ‘Mats to come home. Interesting. Laurie Lindeen will be celebrating the paperback release of Petal Pusher at 8 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday, November 8th) at the 400
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The Village Voice’s Sound of the City blog has a new Q&A with Laurie Lindeen and includes this gem: Was there anything you included that upon reflection you’d have preferred to leave out? When I got the final edits, I got a long letter from my editor saying something like either you develop the characters
This Pop Matters interview with Laurie Lindeen is awesome. I think I love it because she talks so much about books and I love to read about people talking about books.
We need more regular features here on Paul Westerberg.net. You know how we got Video Tuesday and In the Blogs, we need more things like that. Why don’t you suggest some, okay? Because my ideas so far haven’t been all that great: 1. Jay Taco’s weekly cracker review — this week the Wheat Thin, vile
For those of you who are like me and don’t subscribe to rock and roll magazines like Spin, it was a delight to see The Replacements article go online. It’s a pretty great read. If you got the time give it a look. If you haven’t been living under a rock you know that Rock
How Foreigners View America. I’m not usually one to pimp Klosterman, but this is pretty funny and contains this bit of hilariousness: Someone selected Ryan Adams. This made me happy for two reasons. The first is that I suspect Adams is something of an underrated semi-genius, and I like the fact that he’s more appreciated
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Here is a brief article on Laurie Lindeen’s most recent book reading in Washington.
City Pages unearths the now-famous ‘Lovelines’ issue. Paul Westerberg as best friend, a short and sweet piece I think y’all can relate to. The Washington Post has a nice interview with Laurie Lindeen about Petal Pusher 10 Quotes from SPIN’s Story on the Replacements A Crash Course in The Replacements, in case you need a
Over at Minn Post Jim Walsh offers up a glimpse at the liner notes in the ‘Mats reissues coming out next week. Earlier this week, local TV Station WCCO did a pretty nice, lengthy piece on Laurie Lindeen calling her the “coolest lunch lady.” Includes a very awkward Westerberg family picture, and snippet from the