A secret vacuum cleaner; an Ohio man gets intimate with a raft (again); and Bourdain takes on Biebs

Posted by PATRICK DONOHUE on July 11, 2013 

Lots of good stuff in today's paper, starting with an interview with O.A.R.'s Jerry DePizzo ahead of the band's show in Charleston.

We also talked to one-man indie-pop act The Saturday Giant, who will play Hilton Head Island next week.

And lastly, I wrote about the beach clutter epidemic plaguing Hilton Head Island.

An author writes in The Atlantic about why the golden age of television is so dark.

IYCMI: Vanity Fair has a great piece about the cost overruns and behind the scenes drama of Brad Pitt's "World War Z."

Rolling Stones has 20 iconic rock star GIFs including the Moonwalk, Chuck Berry's duck walk and Mick Jagger's rooster strut.

Vampire Weekend took over BBC Radio.

Pitchfork launched its new website today, The Dissolve

Check out this photo of Tom Hanks as Walt Disney.

How do Twinkies last so darned long?

Anthony Bourdain responds pretty aggressively to the video of Justin Bieber ... um ... relieving himself in a mop bucket at a New York restaurant earlier this year.

Should you skip the organic aisle at your local grocery store?

Gear Patrol's list of upcoming video games worth being excited about.

An Ohio man was arrested for the FIFTH time for having ... uhh ... relations with an inflatable raft.

The CIA kept the mastermind of Sept. 11 sane in jail by allowing him to design a vacuum cleaner

A new line of T-shirt puts iconic European soccer stadiums on your chest.

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