Topic: Wild Flag

Last Night I Accidentally Went To A Bright Eyes Show And, Like, Totally Came Of Age

Last Night I Accidentally Went To A Bright Eyes Show And, Like, Totally Came Of Age

A few days ago a friend texted to ask if I wanted to see WILD FLAG and Superchunk open for Bright Eyes at Radio City Music Hall. My response was a “hellz yeah” sent rapid-fire, for which I was heartily mocked. I bring this up because it exemplifies that I am a person who uses the tools of teenagers. I’m six years removed from qualifying as a member of their hormonal ranks, but I say “OMG” unironically and I’ll occasionally reach into a pocket for my Chapstick or a Klonopin and pull out a brontosaurus-shaped Silly Band instead; hell, I write a feature called The Daily Bieber for goodness’ sake! I should also mention that when I was an actual teenager I harbored a secret fantasy of meeting, seducing and shotgun-marrying Conor Oberst, aka Bright Eyes. More »

Interview: Carrie Brownstein On ‘Portlandia’ As An Excuse To Goof Around With Friends

Interview: Carrie Brownstein On 'Portlandia' As An Excuse To Goof Around With Friends

Crushable just may boast an office full of the biggest Portlandia fans on the planet. We’re all totally enamored with the hilarious IFC sketch show, often quoting “put a bird on it” when we want to make fun of the yuppy/hipster element that wanders amidst our city (meaning: whenever we want to make fun of ourselves — a subject that’s touched upon in this interview). The season finale of our new favorite show airs tonight (six episodes were not enough!), and we had the opportunity to chat with Carrie Brownstein, one half of the Portlandia team. More »