Best Of Recoil Magazine — June 20
Each week at WGRD.com we feature the best of Recoil Magazine. Recoil is a free news satire/local entertainment magazine based in the West Michigan area and published on the 1st of every month.
Half of Recoil’s content – edgy social and political satire – is intended to poke fun at contemporary news conventions and access, and to offer a humorous and provocative reflection of the state of modern society. The second half of Recoil’s 68 pages aims to strengthen the fiber of our local community by providing a comprehensive guide to quality West Michigan entertainment, reporting uncommon local interest stories, and presenting other features and columns pertinent to the culture of our area.
Toms River, N.J – Twenty-two years following the release of Skid Row’s breakthrough debut single “Youth Gone Wild,” the rock band’s cofounder and bassist Rachel Bolan, 45, confirmed Monday that all five original band members will reunite to record “Middle-Agers Gone Wild,” an updated version of the popular anthem from the band’s multi-platinum debut album.
Piedmont, Ga. – Susan Bradbury, a warmhearted yet reclusive member of the Bradbury family made an ill-conceived and stumbling impromptu attempt to socialize during her family’s annual reunion Sunday – a move Bradbury fears may have committed her to organizing the following year’s reunion party, a project with which she harbors no desire to be involved.
North Atlantic Ocean – In an attempt to send a clear and focused message to the American voters Thursday, impassioned 68-year-old Congressman Alan Taylor [R-VA] called for nationwide support in his efforts to be rescued from the small, uncharted island on which the Republican lawmaker was marooned five days ago.
Whitehouse Station, N.J. – On Wednesday, pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. heralded the development of its new drug, Elemin, a medicine which the company insists does not appear to cause death. Originally developed to treat acid reflux, the drug has so far failed to show benefit in clinical trials and is currently being prescribed by doctors to treat inner ear infections. “We’re still tweaking the formula to produce an actual medical benefit, but one thing’s for sure: it won’t kill you. We’re testing for that now,”