Posts by Steve Wildsmith

The Lumineers speak truth to the labyrinthine web that addiction weaves

The Lumineers

The Lumineers are, from left, Byron Isaacs, Jeremiah Fraites, Wesley Schultz, Lauren Jacobson and Stelth Ulvang. (Courtesy of Danny Clinch) As The Lumineers, Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites didn’t set out to write an addiction record. While both men have personal experiences with loved ones who have struggled with addiction and alcoholism, neither has battled…

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On ‘CONSUME,’ The JAB weaponizes rock against stigma, suffering

The JAB

Courtesy of Karen Rettig Beloved broadcaster Paul Harvey once regaled millions of listeners with his touching, poignant tales of humanity, delivered in the measured cadence of his soothing Midwestern drawl. Often, key parts of his stories were withheld until the end of the broadcast, at which point Harvey would sign off with the signature phrase…

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