Brendan Hilliard

Brendan Hilliard

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The Riot Fest Interview: Dessa

The Riot Fest Interview: Dessa

Dessa is a rapper, a singer and an essayist with the Minneapolis hip hop collective Doomtree. As a solo artist, she recently collaborated with the Minnesota Orchestra and served as The Greene Space‘

Hear Cory Branan's Death Record, 'Adios'

Hear Cory Branan's Death Record, 'Adios'

On his first record in two-and-a-half years, Cory Branan is thinking about death. The album's title literally means goodbye. There are songs that address it head on, and there are others where the

Ride with a View: 7 Bucket-List Roller Coasters

Ride with a View: 7 Bucket-List Roller Coasters

Roller coasters are a time-honored summer tradition — what started as simple wooden rides with attached cars have evolved to towering behemoths testing riders' stomachs and even their consciousness. In some instances, these rides

Should You Invest in Jose Cuervo?

Should You Invest in Jose Cuervo?

Sure, your better tequila-infused memories probably involve a dimly-lit tequila library or carefully savoring a glass from a handsome bottle of Casa Dragones. But chances are, you probably also have a fond memory

Welcome!

Welcome!

Hi, I'm Brendan. I'm a writer, editor, and social media manager based in Chicago. I am the Social Media Manager for recording artists The Hold Steady, Craig Finn and MGMT. I also have