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Long Island Press Top Editor Moving On

May 31, 2012
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10 Bands You Have To See At the 2011 Quiksilver Pro New York Surf Competition

August 25, 2011

Books: A Dance With Dragons by George R.R. Martin

August 12, 2011

Live Music Preview: Sonic Youth at The Williamsburg Waterfront

August 11, 2011


Smithtown’s Frank Catalanotto Going to Bat for a Good Cause

August 1, 2011
Cam Maron (right) of the Long Island Astros with teammates Ryan Rusoff (left) and P.J. Lenz (center) at the "Boys of Summer" All-Star Game at Citibank Park (now Bethpage Ballpark) in summer 2007.

Huntington Product Hitting Well in Mets Minors

July 25, 2011

Underground Sport Tricking Returns to Long Island

July 22, 2011

LeBron James’ Decision Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

July 8, 2011


The Long Island International Film Expo Gives Local Filmmakers The Spotlight

July 7, 2011

Long Island High School Bans Gay Prom Dates

May 12, 2011
Leatherboys: Gay For Johnny Depp pose (Arty is on the far right).

Interview: Arty Shepherd

February 10, 2011
Inquisition have been an American black metal stalwart since 1998 and Mike is just hearing them for the first time now? Terrible!

Sonic Boom: What Did I Miss?

January 1, 2011

Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss and Jon Hamm delivered some of the year's strongest television moments in Mad Men's unpredictable and sublime fourth season (No. 3).

Top TV Shows of 2010: Year In Review

December 23, 2010

Top 10 Albums of 2010: Year In Review

December 23, 2010
Zack Geinke has been traded by the Kansas City Royals to the Mlwaukee Brewers.

Zack Greinke Traded To Brewers

December 19, 2010
Son of Bazerk today. The group will perform in Brooklyn on Dec. 23 with other seminal underground Long Island hip-hop acts.

A Return To Long Island’s Forgotten Hip-Hop History

December 18, 2010

Ke$ha tops Mike's lists of the second-best albums of 2010 (which are, in fact, listed in no particular order)

Sonic Boom: The (Second) Best Albums of 2010, Part 1

December 9, 2010

Watain Descends Upon NYC

December 1, 2010

Review: Agalloch’s Marrow of the Spirit

November 17, 2010
The cover art for Kvelertak's debut album, by John Dyer Baizley of Baroness!

In Praise Of Kvelertak, In Defense Of Enthusiasm

November 11, 2010

End of the line!