Archive: December 28, 2008 - January 3, 2009

Live Last Night: Wu-Tang Clan

At some concerts, a set list can go a long way to determining the quality of the show. The Wu-Tang Clan equivalent is which members of the sprawling rap crew show up on a given night. The Clan has been without its most bizarre and entertaining member, the late Ol'...

By David Malitz | January 2, 2009; 7:26 PM ET | Comments (1)

Live Last Night One-Word Review: T-Pain


By David Malitz | December 31, 2008; 7:59 AM ET | Comments (0)

Best Of 2008: Guest Work

In which a few colleagues give us their own, annotated Top 5 singles/ albums/ whatevers lists. Or, in the case of a certain Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist, a Top 1. And then there's that pathetic Top 0 from a certain Coldplay- and Journey-loving sports columnist. (You can find Top 10 singles...

By J. Freedom du Lac | December 30, 2008; 9:16 AM ET | Comments (1)

Best of 2008: Ashton Shepherd

Ashton Shepherd is a 22-year-old Alabama songbird who writes and sings about motherhood, small-town rural life, music, her feisty streak and booze -- not necessarily in that order. Her mission statement: "I like a pint of Crown and a country sound and stayin' out all night." On her debut...

By J. Freedom du Lac | December 29, 2008; 11:35 AM ET | Comments (0)


© 2010 The Washington Post Company