The without Jim part isn't even that important if done nicely. I just think its kinda weird ad lame to neglect their drummer..yet perhaps they asked him and he just shrugged prompting them to go to someone else..
Steve Jackson! Games! Sluggy.com! Games! And err..Games!
End Of an Era: Panasonic Kills Off Technics Turntables (gizmodo.com) Ouch. The SL-1200MK2 is an awesome piece of equipment. This is just really shitty news. The fact that I've put off picking one up has finally bit me. EDIT: