Sext You Up: Cliff Frantz Turns up to 11 with Spinal Tap Tribute Band

Written by Rich Tupica | Tuesday, 02 June 2015 16:54 |

In 2001, writer/musician Cliff Frantz launched RECOIL Magazine — one year later the New York Times called it “The Onion of the Midwest.” The seed of the satire magazine, now online only, was planted in 1984, with the release of This Is Spinal Tap. Frantz was instantly captivated by the depth of the wit. It set the path of his life.

MythBuster Adam Savage reflects on ‘80s Sci-Fi and his own undefinable career

Written by Rich Tupica | Wednesday, 01 April 2015 15:06 |

How do you puzzle a MythBuster? Ask him what he does. Adam Savage, 47, the extroverted half of the hit Discovery Channel show "MythBusters," has methodically debunked countless legends since the show’s 2003 debut.

‘Drugs plus talent equals awesome’ — A Q&A with Jude Angelini

Written by Joe Boomgaard | Tuesday, 31 March 2015 11:50 |

With his captivating autobiographical debut, Michigan-native Jude Angelini comes across as a modern-day mix of poet/writer Charles Bukowski and comedian Bill Hicks.

What’s Your Vice? Locals dish what they dig most

Written by Kyle Austin | Monday, 30 March 2015 20:17 |

Everyone has habits they can’t resist. It’s what Devo sang about in its classic 1978 tune, “Uncontrollable Urge.” So Revue decided to explore the innocent, yet beguiling vices of a few of West Michigan’s movers and shakers. From reeling in that cherished trout and swigging hard liquor to thrift-store hopping and perusing upmarket cheese selections, Revue got a multifarious batch of responses on what these locals do to let loose.

Gravity's Beer Guide: Angela Steil at Gravity Taphouse

Written by Nick Manes | Monday, 29 December 2014 12:13 |

A Q&A with Angela Steil, Beer Director and House Certified Cicerone at Gravity Taphouse Grille.

Modern Woman: Q&A with Amy Wilson, artistic director of Dance in the Annex

Written by Lindsay Patton | Friday, 24 October 2014 15:10 |

Last year we were nominated in the same category by a juror. We had gone over and above with our performance schedules and we were so invested, [but] we approached it differently this year. And so going into the awards ceremony this year, I really didn't think we would win.

ArtPrize Collaborators Extend Far and Wide

Written by Kerri VanderHoff | Monday, 25 August 2014 15:24 |

Q&A Chris Protas, director of the Firebarn Gallery in Grand Haven

West Michigan's Choice: Jessica Bohus

Written by Anya Zentmeyer | Monday, 25 August 2014 15:15 |

 Fennville sculptor Jessica Bohus talks to REVUE about winning the West Michigan Area Show’s People’s Choice Awards, sculpting air with wire and contradictions as an artistic process.

Phantom of the Opera sets a new stage for Broadway entertainment in GR

Written by Anya Zentmeyer | Monday, 25 August 2014 13:10 |

Q&A with Mike Lloyd, Broadway Grand Rapids executive director.

Eco Exercise: Q&A with Cari Draft

Written by Lindsay Patton | Monday, 28 July 2014 13:19 |

A Q&A with Cari Draft, owner and founder of EcoTrek Fitness

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