Hug a loved one. Everything else is peanuts. Just as the civilized world has been shaken by the violence of September 11, so have the Old 97’s. Lead singer Rhett Miller is currently bunking with friends in Manhattan, after the attacks in lower Manhattan left him unable to reach his apartment there. There’s other news too, and lots of new tourdates, but the webmaster, who’s been stuck away from home and a keyboard for two weeks now, is tired and cranky. But happy to be back home with family and friends. As soon as he gets 12 hours sleep, he promises to have more news, so check back soon.