Busy days these past couple of months…too busy to spend any time up here really, which can happen when you’re setting up a job and a new apartment cross the country while closing out another job you’ve been working for three years – and at the same time, just for the fuck of it, planning a trip to Germany and Denmark immediately after the move. … Continue reading Meanwhile, in Berlin…
So, about five years or so ago, I’m walking up Van Ness Ave in San Francisco a few blocks from my apartment and I come across this line for a show at the Regency Ballroom, stretched round the block, and I was fascinated by the mix of people – you had punks and metal types, hippie wannabes, hipsters and rap stars. I crossed the street … Continue reading A little personal indulgence today…
The living legend…by way of Hermosa Beach and formerly of The Circle Jerks…I give you: Keith Morris. Off! – I Don’t Belong “Your high social caste, privileged friends, you lure me in… But I can’t be your friend. Hit on Miss Liberty, under the cherry tree, drunk on hypocrisy I’m standing in the shadows and I’m pissing in the punchbowl. I don’t belong. Cocktail party, … Continue reading I couldn’t have said it better…so, I won’t.
I used to know a bartender at Molly’s on Toulouse, small bar on Toulouse (duh) between Royal and Bourbon, and I loved the place…small, pool table, open windows to the street…old feel, and it was close enough to Bourbon and all the idiocy contained therein one could step outside for a smoke and look the half block up to watch fraternities, sororities, christianit-ies, stupidities and … Continue reading Bourbon street, war, violence…and hey! Take it down a notch…with Rancid!
And now, a word from our sponsors… Dead Kennedys – California Uber Alles The hidden subtext? Obviously… See ya next week Thursday…going to San Francisco to wander some hills for a few days, hit some taquerias for good food and cheap beer… Have a nice day. Continue reading And now, a word from our sponsors…vacation version
Simple… A cold trip up north, 19,000 people, violent hockey between the working class cities of Chicago and Milwaukee and the Dropkick Murphys playing after the game…including their new song, Take Em’ Down which they released early to honor the protests in Wisconsin… In support of workers’ rights…and remember, they only call it class war when we fight back. Enjoy: It may not be New … Continue reading What Makes a Great Friday Night?
And now, a word from our sponsors… Arson Anthem – Kleptomania The hidden subtext? Obviously… It ain’t jazz, but it’s still New Orleans… Support Housecore Records. Have a nice day. PS…when mainstream music labels wither from the vine…the rest of the grapes’ll all be better off… Continue reading And now, a word from our sponsors…Support NOLA Music Version
And now, a word from our sponsors… Rancid – New Orleans “I never slept that night, until my arrival. I romanticized a long embrace. You see I lost my tongue and I burned my bible But I made it back home to New Orleans.” The hidden subtext? Obviously… Happy New Year everybody, best wishes and be safe. – Drake Continue reading And now, a word from our sponsors…New Year/Orleans Eve Version
Sometimes you need a break… Sleater Kinney – Entertain The hidden subtext? Obviously… it isn’t so hidden this time, not at all. “If your heart is done, Johnny get your gun Join the rank and file, on your TV dial The grip of fear, is already here The lines are drawn, whose side are you on?” Have a nice day. Continue reading And now, a word from our sponsors…Vol. 18 – They are Lying To You Version
Sometimes you need a break… Anti-Flag – The Press Corpse The hidden subtext? Obviously… When the Times-Picayune cherry-picks information, they cease to be reporters. Have a nice day. Continue reading And now, a word from our sponsors…Vol. 16 – American Zombie version