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Vinyl Vlog 166
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Thee Oh Sees A Weird Exits Wow, where to even start with Thee Oh Sees? OK, did you know they release an average of 1.5 albums a year? Yeah, that should get your attention. Honestly, with such a massive output of stellar material, it’s hard for me to admit that this...

Friday, 30 September 2016
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I Wanna Be Literated! #130
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The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy by Kliph Nesteroff Books like this one are what it’s all about, people. I am a comedy nerd and the current comedy boom is the sweet stuff that dreams are made of. My dreams, anyway. Yes,...

Thursday, 29 September 2016
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TV Party Tonight! 016
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Twin Peaks: The Original Series, Fire Walk With Me & The Missing Pieces blu-ray How does describe or even explain a show like Twin Peaks? It’s reputation definitely precedes it, and for good reason. Twenty five years and countless questions later we’re...

Wednesday, 28 September 2016
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From the GC Archives: Vinyl Vlog: Big Star – Radio City
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Big Star – Radio City I’m not one of those jaded music fans that think the best decade for music has passed. The truth is that we are living in the best time ever for music in this very moment. As such, I still get a spring in my step when I put a new batch of...

Tuesday, 27 September 2016
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SPOTLIGHT: The Last Page
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WHO: Bracket WHAT: The Last Page WHY: Don’t you dare called Bracket old-timers. They’re old school, man. Once firmly established as a Fat Wreck band, Bracket has most definitely taken creative control over their music: self-recording and self-releasing...

Monday, 26 September 2016
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I WANNA BE LITERATED! #129
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The Goon, Volume 15: Once Upon a Hard Time by Eric Powell   I’ve got nothing but love for the Goon. Ever since I was a wee lad in my late 20s, I have had the pleasure to see this underdog of a comic book mature and flourish into a juggernaut. The...

Friday, 23 September 2016
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I WANNA BE LITERATED! #128
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The Goon Volume 14: Occasion of Revenge by Eric Powell   There is no doubt that Eric Powell’s Goon series stands as one of the most unique comic works out there. Especially when you look at the earlier issues, Powell had managed somehow to mix horror, fantasy...

Thursday, 22 September 2016
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From the GC Archives: I WANNA BE LITERATED! #47
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Scott Pilgrim & The Infinite Sadness Vol. 3 Hardcover by Bryan Lee O’Malley   Welcome back to more Scott Pilgrim, folks. Yes, volume 2 had parts largely adapted for the movie, but here is where things start to take off. Volume 3: The Infinite Sadness (I...

Wednesday, 21 September 2016
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SPOTLIGHT: Tentative Decisions
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WHO: Mikey Erg WHAT: Tentative Decisions WHY: It’s about time you found out that Mikey Erg is probably playing drums for your favorite band, or he has in the past, or he probably will be in the future. Step aside, Josh Freese, there’s a new go-to punk rock...

Monday, 19 September 2016
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Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – [Album]
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Artist: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Album: Skeleton Tree Label: Bad Seed Ltd./Kobalt/Sony Music Since he first broke free of the Birthday Party in 1984 and picked up with the Bad Seeds, Nick Cave has developed and honed an absolutely hypnotizing and disparate body of...

Monday, 19 September 2016
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I Wanna Be Literated! #127
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Empowered Unchained Volume 1 by Adam Warren You want to learn a thing or two about comics, go ahead and read Adam Warren. The man gets punk rock DIY with his “mainstream” comics. Or about as mainstream as one can get without getting jumbled up in the messy tripe...

Friday, 16 September 2016
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From the GC Archives: I Wanna Be Literated! #34
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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World Vol. 2 Hardcover by Bryan Lee O’Malley Our CNN-like coverage of Scott Pilgrim continues. There are few things as joyful as reading and rediscovering this book. Especially in this new hardcover deluxe format. Having gotten into the series...

Thursday, 15 September 2016
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