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New Tripmaster, NPR For Local Band, Hug A Book, Tomfoolery And More In The Good News!

April 3rd, 2019

So, what are some of the cool and positive things happening in and around the area? Glad you sorta asked! There’s always plenty of good news happening around the Quad-Cities, and here in What’s The Good News?, our cooperative effort with the good folks at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we highlight some of the awesome things happening around our area! Have something you want included next time around? Email Sean Leary at Sean@QuadCities.com. We’re happy to help! Now let’s get started in taking a look around the local spots for some positive and upbeat news…   Tripmaster Monkey... Read More

Coathangers Hanging At Daytrotter This Week

July 25th, 2017

You can hang your coat on this: The Coathangers are coming to Daytrotter. The critically acclaimed band will perform at 7 p.m. July 29 at 324 N. Brady. Tickets are available at www.eventbrite.com. The Coathangers’  latest, “Parasite” is the companion EP to their last album, “Nosebleed Weekend,” featuring vocals from all three members and showing the band baring their teeth a bit… On Nosebleed Weekend’s release last April, was named album of the week by SPIN, and praise from Stereogum, Brooklyn Vegan, NPR, and more came through for it. Their live show was on fire last fall… and... Read More

Civil War NPR Gaffe Highlights Bigger War For Comics’ Respect

September 7th, 2016

NPR had an interesting piece I was listening to recently. Listening to NPR has been a recent change in my morning routine since most of the morning radio programming in the Q-C is either bad music or worse comedy. The piece they had was about the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, appearing in a Marvel comic. I found the article very frustrating because they referred to the comic several times, but they never once actually used the title of the book. I found the transcript of it on their webpage and the closest they come is referencing Civil War Two, the crossover event the comic they were... Read More