Local Current Blog

October 10, 2014

Don Henley sues Duluth Trading Co. over henley shirt pun

“Don a henley and take it easy,” recommended the Duluth Trading Co. in a recent e-mail advertisement touting its henley shirts. Maybe Don Henley hears a lot of henley jokes, because he was not amused by this one: he’s suing the company for “damages and other appropriate relief.” He’s also demanding the company stop making […]

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Today’s Music News: Damon Albarn played Everyday Robots for actual robots

At Japan’s Mirikan National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Damon Albarn recently played “Everyday Robots” and Blur‘s “Strange News From Another Star” for an audience that included two robots—one of whom eerily resembles a human being. “When I was invited to sing for an android,” said Albarn in an interview for an associated video, “it’s a not […]

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