Jonathan Rundman exhumes his ten-year-old interview with Styx member Glen Burtnik;

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals cover “Mystery Train”;

Kurt kicks off his terrific new Week in Rock feature — part one and part two;

Jason goes back into the Mines of Mellow Gold, then Matthew Bolin guest-blogs some wicked Chart Attack! magic;

Bruce at Some Velvet Blog goes insane with goodness — how about Van Morrison and Chet Baker, a SXSW Stax Records extravaganza, and a list of 22 duets for March;

Malchus goes down to the basement and comes up with another fantastic post;

Slacktivist turns his baleful gaze on the political definition of “wasted”;

Idolator visits the Truck Driver’s Gear Change Hall of Shame;

Eric from Theme Park Experience updates us on the Callum Robbins benefits and his forthcoming book;

Jeff Vrabel writes about the plight of the Indianan television watcher;

John from Lost in the ’80s encourages impure thoughts of Rachel Sweet;

JB from The Hits Just Keep on Comin’ goes way back, Spencer Ross style;

Mike from Down With Snark! has a Chuck Klosterman moment;

And Py Korry takes a fond look back at Texas (the band, not the state) and asks “Are You an Asshole?”

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Jeff Giles

Jeff Giles is the founder and editor-in-chief of Popdose and Dadnabbit, as well as an entertainment writer whose work can be seen at Rotten Tomatoes and a number of other sites. Hey, why not follow him at Twitter while you're at it?

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