Proving Des Moines is NOT boring

Local super-group – Mantis Pincers

Local super-group – Mantis Pincers

Sep 8, 2011

When Dave Grohl first started touring with Foo Fighters after his last band, Nirvana, had called it quits, all the people in the crowd just wanted him to play Nirvana songs.  Hell, there are people even now who go to a Foo Fighters show some 16 years later, and hope to hear “Smells Like Teen Spirit” or “In Bloom”, even though he has never played them...

Local Laughs at the Iowa Comedy Festival

Local Laughs at the Iowa Comedy Festival

Sep 8, 2011

One of the great features of our new site is a forum to Suggest a Story. All of the bloggers on Des Moines is NOT Boring love to showcase what we know and love about our city; however, we cannot know everything that is happening. I recently came across such a submission that I wanted to share with everyone. Next month Des Moines will host the second annual...