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Pokey’s Fest 2 Preview

Pokey’s Fest 2 takes place in Iowa City this weekend from June 7th to June 8th. The DIY punk music festival features many Iowa City bands, along with performers from elsewhere in the Midwest, and a welcoming communal vibe.

This is going to be interesting. Recently inspired by Mark Freie’s article, debating the legitimacy of NASCAR as a sport, I began to wonder, is one of my favorite guilty pleasures considered a sport? It all started as a kid. My brother had WWF Monday Night Raw on the television, and I saw the red, masked monster my brother referred to as Kane. For some reason, I was completely hooked. Maybe it was the mystery behind his mask, but it was probably that he put people through tables. Needless to say I was hooked for years. From there, learning the truth … Continued

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