Author Archives: Nick Brothers

The Free Weekly’s Favorite Albums of 2017 … so far

By Nick Brothers and David Schieffler |
Albums 2017

We already know we’re “dead wrong” and “tasteless buffoons” on all of these picks, but these are our favorites so far in 2017:

Sight For Thor Eyes

By Amy Alkon |

Like you, I happen to like men who look like their hobbies are chopping down trees and going to war with foreign powers.

Q&A: John Burnette

By Nick Brothers |
Courtesy Photo

Ex-Arkansas local John Burnette will be returning to Fayetteville to play a solo show at Stage Eighteen, Saturday, May 27.

An old Arkansas local musician is working his way back to Fayetteville after going wayward to Charlotte, N.C.

10 Popular Eco-themed Movies

By Amanda Bancroft |
Amanda Bancroft
Making Ripples

With summer heat approaching, air-conditioned movie theaters can be a nice escape for a few hours.

In Gaming, Downloadable Content Reigns

By Dane La Born |
Courtesy Photo

Injustice 2 recently released with several purchasing options for additional downloadable content on the day of release.

Over the weekend, I reached my proverbial limit putting up with the cost of gaming.

An Editor’s Farewell

By Nick Brothers |
Nick BrothersThe Free Weekly Managing Editor

My dear readers, this issue of The Free Weekly will be my last as editor.

North & South Nodes (Dragon Points) Change Signs

By Risa D’Angeles |

We have a Gemini new Moon Thursday. The new moon highlights a shift and change in the heavens of two important points in astrology charts – the North & South Nodes (Dragon points). The nodes are neither planets nor signs.

Q&A: Jesse Phillips of St. Paul & The Broken Bones

By Nick Brothers |
Photo Courtesy of David McClister

St. Paul and the Broken Bones are playing at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville Sunday, June 4.

St. Paul & The Broken Bones are a tour de force of soul power and talent.

Review: Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridges, live at George’s Majestic Lounge 5/23

Posted by Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers/ Conor Oberst performs at George's Majestic Lounge, Tuesday, May 23.

Last night, Conor Oberst took me back to 2006.

A Gen X Take on Father John Misty’s “Total Entertainment Forever”

By Caleb P. Rose |
Courtesy Image/YouTube   In the music video for “Total Entertainment Forever” by Father John Misty, Kurt Cobain is crucified alongside President Bill Clinton and John Arbuckle by Misty and some goons dressed in McDonald’s-themed attire. The whole scene takes place within a virtual reality headset worn by George Washington.

Earlier this year, Josh Tillman, via his witty Father John Misty alter-ego character, released his third record: Pure Comedy.