All posts by Sonny Forrest

REVIEW: Gregg Allman’s Doleful Final Album Southern Blood

Posthumous albums sometimes land with such a proximity to the particular artist’s passing that, like humans’ ability to see light from burnt-out stars, it’s often difficult to recognize the long-flickering light’s transience, much less accept it.  Paralleling this phenomenon, Gregg Allman’s final album, Southern Blood, is a sonically robust collection of orchestral folk-rock driven by twangy

Our Predictions for Super Bowl Commercials Featuring Donald Trump

Few American institutions embody Donald Trump’s vision of American consumerism and sanctioned violence more than the Super Bowl (6:30 p.m. ET). Even though it’s being played in Houston, a city that likely resettles the most refugees in the country, the game, itself broadcast on Fox, not only features millionaires injuring each other’s brains, a massive, just

Ann Arbor’s Tobacco Ban for Minors: A Word Collage

Welcome to 2017! In addition to having a narcissist president who tricked people into thinking they’d get their jobs back, residents of Ann Arbor under age 21 are now legally forbidden to buy tobacco products effective 2017. (The post-apocalyptic dystopian Hellscape of America is materializing at a chipper clip.) The Age of Maturity Act maintains