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Tim Brennan

The talk of the town is the new entertainment ordinance, and we couldn't help but name the blogger who went toe to toe with this monster of a topic our winner.

A name is not just a name, it's an idea, and no matter how a band chooses its name, one important fact remains. The name doesn't make the band, the band makes the name. Tim Brennan gives us more.

Need some new tunes on your playlist? In the first of our three part recap, Tim and Devin give us their top picks of the best local and national albums released in 2013.

Tim Brennan brings us the secret to songwriting from none other than Charleston's very own Darius Rucker and Cary Ann Hearst. This week's blog of the week takes a deeper look at how they create music.

The blog that got us pointing at the author and shouting, "YES! WHAT HE SAID, WHAT HE SAID!" Plus! What if someone could actually sniff out your lies? Someone liiiiiiike... Jimmy Kimmel? See it here

Plus! The local musician's video that became a huge Grit hit and where you can see him tonight... maybe for the last time

What did last weekend's Panic show with a crowd of thousands and a local house concert with a crowd of two-dozen have in common? Lots, actually. And if you were in that crowd—you were part of it

One night, three venues, four decidedly different music acts. Perhaps my brain wrote a check that my body barely covered... but it was a damn fun night out in Charleston. Read on for reviews

Bloggers and friends gathered at The Alley last night to celebrate Grit's first anniversary. Click here for party pics—plus Gritty Awards!—from the birthday bash

What do men REALLY want? I've got an all-star (sort of...) panel of dads to tell you—hilarious answers, and some useful ones too (hints: beer, music, homemade stuff, beer, done)

Heard the news? Charleston's own Shovels & Rope scored an impressive batch of nominations yesterday from the Americana Music Association. Get the scoop—and learn more about the duo—here

How's Charleston handling the marathon bombings? This blogger's spot-on take stayed with us—plus, find info on how you can stand with Boston this weekend, here in Charleston

As the rest of the world finds new ways to twist, turn, and stretch Cupid, 3 Grit bloggers ring in the holiday with alternatives for saccharine sweet everything. Can't promise they're romantic..

Last week, blogger Tim Brennan got us thinking about artist-types and their predilection to suicide. As a psychiatrist, I had to weigh in (also, college kids? You need to read this)

Here's to the holidays with a roundup of the season's best blogs, featuring a muzzled inner Scrooge, a hospitable snowman, that creepy, creepy elf, double-decker oreo fudge, and more

They may have rhythm, good looks, and a magnetic personality, but I bet they don't have a refrigerator that looks like an amp. Here's this and more great gift ideas (from an award-winning blogger...)

Did your favorite blogger score a nod? At the Charleston Grit Blog-Worthy Holiday Bash last night, we announced our 3rd quarter best-of-blog Gritty award winners. Click here to see who won!

Brand new Gritter Tim Brennan started off with a bang with his entertaining—and thought-provoking—observations on our local music scene. Charleston, where IS the weird?