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Jake Sorich

Jake Sorich

Even without a whiff of flannel on stage last night, the 2014 Summerland Tour featuring Everclear, Eve 6 and Soul Asylum rocked the packed crowd at Montana ExpoPark back to a time when MTV still played grunge music, or any music for that matter. The show was a grand display …

Coming to Adult Swim this fall is a new half-hour animated series called “Mike Tyson Mysteries.” No, I’m not making this up. It actually stars Mike Tyson. Here’s the clip: On one hand, Mike Tyson can be funny and if you saw any of the Hangover films, you’ll recognize his brand of …

Now if you know me, you know I love superheroes, be it movies, video games, merchandise, whatever. I love me some Batman, Superman, the Avengers, Iron Man, all the way down to the lesser-known superheroes such as Ant Man, Captain Marvel and The Rocketeer (even though it royally sucked, I …

  Follow me for a moment back to when you were a kid playing video games every day after school. You and your friends knew the Konami Code by heart (Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right B, A, Start, Select) you read all of the walkthroughs and tips from …

At least 12,000 people will attend the Red Ants Pants Music Festival this weekend in White Sulphur Springs, but for organizer Sarah Calhoun, the relationships that are built and strengthened during the festivities are much more important than how many people they bring in. “The people is the big experience for …

Thousands of Comic Con International fanatics are flooding San Diego this weekend, but anime and cosplay fans in Montana need not travel thousands of miles to share their niche passion. The fourth annual Nagu Con in Helena is right around the corner, with the event starting at noon on Friday and …

If you’ve ever visited Yellowstone National Park, you know it’s a place that’s filled with natural beauty – be it Riverside Geyser erupting over a river, the rainbow colored Grand Prismatic Spring, or the bubbling, blended mud at the Fountain Paint Pots and their pleasing palettes of natural white, gray …

The Red Ants Pants Music Festival features a fine lineup of well known and not-so well known acts performing their best summer tunes this weekend just outside of White Sulphur Springs. Two acts to check out if you get the chance to go are Red Molly and The Black Lillies. …

If musical styles were recipe ingredients, Poison IV would be the Julia Child of musical mixtures. Her broad range of styles and influences are designed to satiate your hunger for head-bobbing beats, lavishly lush lyrics and foot-shuffling rhythms that beg you to get up and dance. Whether it’s hip hop, funk, soul, …

Starting today, on Mondays, I will give a brief rundown of what readers can expect from us in the coming week. So, if you’re a returning visitor, firstly thank you, and secondly, you can have a good idea of what some of the cool stuff we’ve got planned. Plans notoriously …