Smoking Popes + Koala Fires on Fountain Square

I am super-excited that Koala Fires are opening for the Smoking Popes tonight on Fountain Square in Cincinnati, Ohio as part of their free outdoor Indie Summer series. Smoking Popes are a band that I used to watch on 120 Minutes and Alternative Nation when I was in high school—I’m sure many of you rememberContinue reading “Smoking Popes + Koala Fires on Fountain Square”

Running of the Wieners

A couple of weeks ago, in conjunction with Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, downtown’s Fountain Square was overflowing with dachshunds ready to compete in the Gemuetlichkeit Games—specifically the Running of the Wieners. George Wendt was the Master of Ceremonies, the tiny dogs were all dressed in bun costumes and it was so terribly weird/cute that I had to takeContinue reading “Running of the Wieners”