EDITOR'S NOTE- Cripsy's back... baby

Remember Cripsy Duck? Also known as Stephen Barling, he wrote a wild and wooly music column many years ago in another weekly. But lately he's been talking about music again. We decided to ask why.

"It's been eight long, boring years since my semi-self-imposed sabbatical from print music journalism," he answered. "Who am I kidding? Just because there's been nary a sentence fragment of interesting music writing in this town since I was summarily fired from C-Ville all those years ago is no reason to think I can just jump back in and pick up where I left off. We'll see."

You'll see on page xx.–editor