Yes, that’s right: If you buy a ticket to the May 2 New York City show by the Ellis Unit, which features Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner’s son, Gus, on guitar and vocals, you get a free subscription to Blender–a $9.97 value that brings your real price for the $20 ticket down to a mere $10.03 (plus service charges, which will probably mean that you’re out $20 anyway). I wonder if this means that Jann has no hard feelings about the Joe Levy decampment? Click the screenshot to enlarge.
The best part: That’s only the second-most-embarrassing thing about this particular bit of blurbage! “Remember, she is James Taylor’s sister”? Yes, I think most people will remember a bit of trivia they read six lines prior. The James Taylor demographic isn’t exactly made up of ADHD-addled teenagers.