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Starring Jim Caviezel. Rated PG. Vince Lombardi was, evidently, completely full of shit. Get past the bone-cracking, cartilage-crunching, glorious gridiron violence and there’s a...
There’s no point coming back from the dead if your sole motivation is a paycheque. As one of the few who subscribe to that theory, singer Greg Dulli didn’t put ’90s alt greats the...
By the standards of most people who aspire to do something creative as a job, the Los Angeles artist officially known as El May has spent her adult years living the dream. Her...
Figuring out what’s fact and what’s fiction can be tricky when it comes to the work of How to Dress Well’s Tom Krell. The singer has stated that no one can hope to know him...
Joan Jett’s finest moment—the one that sums up everything about how insanely great she is—doesn’t tend to get a lot of play once you go beyond the hard-core faithful. For those...
The high-priced talent is all fine and dandy, but the folks onstage are only half the show when you’re at something like the Squamish Valley Music Festival. Odds are you’ve been...
At Logger Sports Grounds and Hendrickson Fields on Saturday, August 9 Win Butler wasn’t the first person to say it on the day, but there’s a very good argument to be made that he...
As anyone who has worked in the media for longer than three weeks knows, things have changed over the years. Back in the day, to be a working journalist covering a major festival...
Holy fucking-there is rock, and then there is the most incredible rock I have ever seen. On that latter front, let's just say that, in the spirit of AC/DC, we salute you. The rock...
What’s in Your Fridge is where the Straight asks interesting Vancouverites about their life-changing concerts, favourite albums, and, most importantly, what’s sitting beside the...

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