Monday, March 15, 2010


The new White Stripes documentary "Under Great White Northern Lights" follows the Stripes on their 2007 "Icky Thump" tour across the Canadian tundra. Besides melting the faces of Eskimos or whatever the documentary also captures Jack and Meg meeting with tribal elders, eating raw caribou and engaging in hand-to-hand combat with Polar Bears. With free government healthcare who the hell wouldn't? When asked to explain the impetus behind the tour and subsequent film Jack proclaimed: “The idea was there was this gigantic frontier right next to where we grew up in Detroit that is just so untouched by our band, let alone bands in general,”

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