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“Read a Damn Book – 047: Cured”

I became a Cure fan back in high school, right about the time the band recorded a rerelease video for their song “Boys Don’t Cry” to promote their Standing on a Beach (1986) hits collection. By my sophomore year of … Continue reading

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“Scary Goth” by Richard F. Yates

I read an article a few days ago that said some interesting and odd things about GOTH. I’m an old-school goth fan, from the 80s, and although I don’t look like a goth, I’ve been a HARDCORE fan of the … Continue reading

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“RADIO: Primitive Sound System” by Richard F. Yates

Greetings Sports Fans and All the Ships at Sea! FLASH! This just in: The Primitive Entertainment Workshop has entered the online streaming radio station business! The PRIMITIVE SOUND SYSTEM is now up and running, 24 hours per day, 7 days … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 031: KLF: Chaos Magic Music Money”

Although I wasn’t ever a huge KLF fan—they had a couple of good techno songs, but I never bought their album—I LOVED the Dr. Who novelty song, “Doctorin’ the Tardis,” which the same artists released in the late 1980s when … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 027: Swag – Rock Posters of the ‘90s”

Being born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, I actually came of age in the swampy breeding grounds of Grunge, although I was never really a fan of that STYLE of music, (it seemed more like metal than punk to … Continue reading

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A Divine Message from Mother Protozoa!

Last night, Mother Protozoa came to me in a dream and spoke. She mostly talked about how disappointed She was in me, generally, as a human being and an entitled loser (that took like 20 minutes), BUT She also revealed … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 003: This Ain’t No Disco”

Jennifer McKnight-Trontz – This Ain’t No Disco: New Wave Album Covers (2005) As an artist, I have to admit that New Wave album covers (and music videos) were some of the most important influences on me. Brash colors, strange images, … Continue reading

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