the week after

So I've been trying to wrap my head around the fact that nearly half the people in this country have chosen to send a pig to the White House. I'm at a loss for words, which will strike the handful of readers here as unusual to say the least. original…

top crowd energy shows

As I pulled together remnants of memories of long-past shows to do a little post about slam-dancing, I had more vivid recollections of a certain few shows that particularly stood out due to the level of audience interaction. Here's a short list in no particular order. It's worth noting, dear…

records that got away

From the early years when I spread my trove of records across various and sundry friends' homes through the college years - when the impracticality of moving a bunch of filled crates each year was compounded with the inanity of doing so without having a record player - my record…