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13 Things You Need To Know To Become A Craft Beer Enthusiast. How Much Does It Cost to Book Your Favorite Band? Ever wonder how much it costs to book your favorite band?

How Much Does It Cost to Book Your Favorite Band?

Thanks to Degy Entertainment, a booking agency, we can give you a rough idea: an anonymous source passed along a list of the rates suggested by the artists' agents per show, pre-expense. (Note: as a reader pointed out, these are asking prices from a third-party booking agency that specializes in college shows; as such, the numbers are likely inflated. Actual prices negotiated by many of these performers are contingent on a variety of factors.)

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Insomnia and me: Chuck Palahniuk

Photograph: Rick Madonik/Toronto Star Insomnia has its upside. The writers Joy Williams and Lewis Hyde describe how an artist must be "broken" to perform an original act of creation. A writer or painter must be knocked back by shock or suffering that stuns his or her rational mind and allows access to inspiration, whether that bold idea comes from some deeply buried detail of psychology or some external daemon muse.

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The Oscars of Manchester 2013/14

Nearly a week has passed since the Oscars last week, and DiCaprio is still probably sitting in his home wondering what on earth he has to do to win one of these awards. Well, now that the prestigious awards ceremony is over, the world turns their heads to Fallowfield, Manchester. Here are the winners for this year’s Oscars of Manchester (and sorry, Leo, you didn’t make it this time): The prestigious Tab award. How to Create The Perfect Facebook Page [INFOGRAPHIC. Pin It!

How to Create The Perfect Facebook Page [INFOGRAPHIC

As the biggest social network in the world, Facebook is a very powerful tool for marketing and business. In many cases, digital strategies stars with a Facebook page. Here is a great infographic by Lyubcho to summarise the important points you need to keep in mind. - A cover image is crucial – it’s probably the most seen element. - Engage your audience. Aliens, Asteroids And Tigers Trip Out Londoners At Pepsi’s Augmented Reality Bus Stop. Ed Grace : Freelance Illustration Work. How regional dialects shape advertising. By Julie Whyte Kelstrup, sociolinguistics expert.

How regional dialects shape advertising

Advertising a product isn't just about promoting the actual product features, it is also about promoting the brand and creating a brand identity. The Pixar Theory. Every Pixar movie is connected.

The Pixar Theory

I explain how, and possibly why. Several months ago, I watched a fun-filled video on Cracked.com that introduced the idea (at least to me) that all of the Pixar movies actually exist within the same universe. Since then, I’ve obsessed over this concept, working to complete what I call “The Pixar Theory,” a working narrative that ties all of the Pixar movies into one cohesive timeline with a main theme. This theory covers every Pixar production since Toy Story. That includes: A Bug’s LifeToy Story 2Monsters Inc.Finding NemoThe IncrediblesCarsRatatouilleWall-EUpToy Story 3Cars 2BraveMonsters University The point of this theory is to have fun and exercise your imagination while simultaneously finding interesting connections between these fantastic movies.

[SIDE NOTE: All text in blue indicates updated edits since the original version] Toy Story: The True Identity of Andy's Mom Makes The Movie More Epic. Andy's mom has always been a bit of an enigma.

Toy Story: The True Identity of Andy's Mom Makes The Movie More Epic

In the first Toy Story, we barely even saw her face. That's all fine because throughout the movies, the real focus has been on Andy and the love he has for those toys. But this is Pixar, and it stands to reason that there is more than meets the eye when it comes to the Davis family (Andy's last name). In order to understand who Ms. Live Read of PULP FICTION. Image credit: Matt Owen Have you ever imagined anyone other than John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L.

Live Read of PULP FICTION

Limmy.com. Statetris-UK. Statetris-UK Statetris is an interesting game mixing aspects of the popular game 'Tetris' and geography.

Statetris-UK

Instead of positioning the typical Tetris blocks, you position states/countries at their proper location. Try: Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, South CarolinaUK, USA. The Dialectizer. Noah bowness. About - Color Me Rad - The run that's been ruining all other 5Ks since 2012. 7 Google Secrets You Need To See [VIDEO] Benedict Cumberbatch Reading This Poem May Be The Sexiest Thing Ever. Ukip councillor David Silvester blames bad weather on gay marriage.

A UK Independence Party councillor has said the recent bad weather is the result of legalising same-sex marriage.

Ukip councillor David Silvester blames bad weather on gay marriage

David Silvester, who defected from the Conservative party in protest of David Cameron’s stance on the issue, said the country had suffered storms and floods because the prime minister had acted ‘arrogantly against the Gospel’. Composer Creates Fascinating 'Symphony Of Spokes' Using Only The Sounds Of A Bicycle. Student Accommodation In Manchester. Manchester Student Homes is a FREE, university-run housing service for students. Landlord Accreditation - This means all the landlords are approved by us.Property Search - Find your perfect student home online.Housing Advice - Get free, independant housing advice. Nespresso Club Assistance Service Videos. Madlib: “Don’t think I’m going to get exploited like they’re doing to Dilla.”

FOUR TET Breaking out of the cycle. Interview: Florian Obkircher, Foto: Jason Evans In an excerpt from the only interview accompanying the release of his latest album Beautiful Rewind, Kieran Hebden explains how he managed to break free from the traditional model of promoting records. Hebden also reflects on how Steve Reich influenced the creation of the album, confesses his love for UK garage and opens up about the urban myth that he and Burial are the same person.

The unabrigded German translation of the interview is now available in the current print edition of Groove. You haven’t done any magazine interviews yet in order to promote your new album „Beautiful Rewind“. 101 Household Tips for Every Room in your Home. I love to discover tips which make housework easier! From time-saving tricks to finding new and ingenious uses for old things, the Internet provides a wealth of information and advice.