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Tips from a Bartender

Tips from a Bartender

This is a handy little guide for all you alcoholics: How not to piss off your bartenders! Even though bartending is generally awesome, some things can really irk those of us serving up a heavy dose of belligerence. So don’t do these things. Your drinks will taste better and you’ll have good karma! Yours truly tending bar. DON’T BE CHEAP RULE #1: Tip your bartenders. This is their... »

WolfWax Culture Opens Gainesville to Comics, Vinyl

WolfWax Culture Opens Gainesville to Comics, Vinyl

There’s an eclectic culture taking up residence in downtown Gainesville, though some might not know it exists. But in one small comic book shop, it’s here to take a stand. Off the corner of Main Street and Northwest First Avenue lies a new comic book oasis above Arrow’s Aim Records that opened its doors on Sept. 14. It’s easy to miss, but you just have to keep your eyes open for the orange door th... »

Air Berry Citrus flavor

AIR: Alcohol That Tastes Like Water

Alright so, we all love gettin’ schwastey right? Except for those few of us who love getting schwastey so much that we just can’t do it anymore. People get hurt, people cry. It’s not pretty. Anyway, other than those party poopers, the only down-side to drinking is that awful taste. You have to spend extra money on fancy mixers and gross sodas just to enjoy the fucking shit. Excep... »

Rusko Songs cover art

Married to Dubstep: A Reflection on Two Years of Misery – and Growth

We met at a party. Mutual friends introduced us. Now, dubstep and I are coming up on our second anniversary. It was a forced marriage, one I never bargained for, but was shoved down my throat by everyone around me — particularly my techno-loving friends. And today, I stand before you to admit that our loveless marriage may not be so loveless anymore. Dubstep was to enthusiasts of electro what Zooe... »

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