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Girl Talk’s Sunday Night Show – Photos & Review

 Belinda Heiman

You may ask yourself what and who is this Girl Talk and what is all the rage about? There is only one answer… it is all about raging. Girl Talk is a one-man performance that breathes entertainment. This DJ mixes popular songs to entertain a young crowd eager to dance the night away. Sunday marked […]


Best Columbus Festival of 2008: Comfest

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Columbus is home to dozens of annual festivals that draw millions of visitors out to experience art, music, food, people watching, and more. Comfest was at the top of our reader survey and takes home the title of Columbus Underground’s “Best Festival of 2008”. This year’s Comfest saw some Saturday rain, but attendance was still […]


Best TV Show of 2008: The Office

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Yes, we do watch a lot of TV around here. It’s nothing to be ashamed of. Everyone needs some way to relax, right? While just about every show gets discussed on the messageboard and has at least a few regular viewers, the one show that stood out the most and is our official “Best TV […]


Best Local Band of 2008: Brainbow

Walker Evans Walker Evans

After years of live shows, local band Brainbow finally released their critically-praised debut album in 2008. While many local bands go without too many mentions on Columbus Underground, Brainbow’s fanbase has seen a steady increase here and named them as our “Best Local Band of 2008”. Brainbow is actually playing a show tomorrow night at […]


Crew Makes 3 Picks at 2009 MLS Superdraft Today

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Press Release: Crew Makes Three Selections at 2009 MLS Superdraft in St. Louis The MLS Cup-champion Columbus Crew today selected three players in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft, held at the St. Louis Convention Center. The Crew began its day by utilizing its second-round selection (No. 30 overall) on defender Paul Gerstenberger, a product of Boston […]

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Best Album of 2008: Viva la Vida by Coldplay

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Coldplay ends up with two music awards this year from Columbus Underground as they managed to get both best song as well as “Best Album of 2008” with Viva la Vida. Other albums highly praised by Columbus Underground regulars include Vampire Weekend’s self-titled debut, Narrow Stairs by Death Cab for Cutie, Stay Positive by The […]


Columbus is the 18th Fattest City in 2009

Walker Evans Walker Evans

These types of rankings should always be taken with a grain (or two) of salt, but according to Men’s Fitness Magazine, Columbus is ranked as the 18th Fattest City in America in 2009.


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