Last Call: Summer’s halfway over, so get out there and see some live music

It’s usually around this time of year that summer is halfway through and I realize I haven’t checked out near enough bands yet. So then I usually go on a but of a tear. Last night, I was lucky enough to catch Panic! At The Disco at the United Center and was frankly blown away. Brendon Urie puts on a hell of a show,…

Mother of teen with nut allergy who died after eating Chips Ahoy! calls for packaging changes

The mother of 15-year-old Alexi Ryann Stafford, of Weston, Florida, says her daughter died of anaphylactic shock last month after unknowingly consuming a Chips Ahoy! cookie containing peanut butter. Despite administering EpiPens, her family was unable to save Stafford, who died on June 25. Now her mother is calling…

Last Call: Watch “Dancing In The Street” sans music and listen to David Lee Roth sans band

I don’t know how or why I came across this video today, but like a ’90s chain letter, now I must share it. It’s the music video for David Bowie and Mick Jagger’s 1985 song “Dancing In The Street,” but with the music removed. It’s awkward, hilarious, and worth 3 minutes of your time. [Kate Bernot]

Tone-deaf brewery wants to name beers “Flint Michigan Tap Water,” “Black Beers Matter”

This weekend, a small Indiana brewery was generating tons of buzz in my social media feed—and not in a good way. The brewery-in-planning is called Lakeville Brew Crew, and a South Bend Tribune profile of the business mentioned some of the names of its forthcoming beers: Flint Michigan Tap Water, Black Beer Matters,…