Other Articles by Jason Middlekauff

Features

LITERATURE

 » Starbucked - In his new book, subtitled A Double Tall Tale of Caffeine, Commerce, and Culture, author Taylor Clark explores the rise of one the the most ubiquitous - and criticized - corporations in the world. Is Starbucks and their quest to rule the world as evil as critics believe? Coffee-lover Jason Middlekauff finds out.
[05.22.2008 by Jason Middlekauff]

LITERATURE

 » The American Plague - Molly Cardwell Crosby's book examines the outbreak of yellow fever in Memphis, Tennessee during the summer of 1878, and the medical community's often roundabout way of decoding the mysterious disease. Crosby's detailing of the deadly outbreak is remarkable, and the story is eerily echoed by the slow reaction of governments to similar events in our modern world.
[05.14.2008 by Jason Middlekauff]

MUSIC

 » Foo Fighters: LIVE - Having last passed through Memphis for a cold, rain-soaked Beale Street Music Festival in 2004, Dave Grohl and company returned to the River City at the end of January - with Jimmy Eat World and Against Me! in tow - and treated fans to a lengthy, rollicking, and thankfully dry performance.
[02.04.2008 by Jason Middlekauff]

MUSIC

 » Eels: Essentials and Useless Trinkets - Eels leader E (Mark Oliver Everett) called the band's 2005 double album, Blinking Lights and Other Revelations, "a love letter to life itself in all its beautiful, horrible glory." His assessment of that album is really a fitting description of the band's entire catalogue, which is being revisited with the release of two retrospective sets out tomorrow.
[01.14.2008 by Jason Middlekauff]
Reviews
»Who You Are
Cary Brothers
Bluhammock
»Free Life
Dan Wilson
American
»Seeing Things
Jakob Dylan
Columbia
»Chase This Light
Jimmy Eat World
Interscope
»It Is Time for a Love Revolution
Lenny Kravitz
Virgin
»Ode to Ochrasy
Mando Diao
Mute
»From a Late Night High-Rise
Matthew Ryan
2minutes59
»The American Plague
Molly Caldwell Crosby
Berkley Books
»Starbucked
Taylor Clark
Little, Brown, and Company
»No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
The Minor Canon
self-released