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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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“The PUNK School of Art” by Richard F. Yates

I’m definitely from the Punk School of Art, in the sense that I think everyone should make stuff regardless of talent or technical expertise or access to fancy art production tools. If you like art and enjoy making stuff, the … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 023: Please Kill Me – The Uncensored Oral History of Punk”

I was pretty late to the PUNK party, and in fact I’d never even heard the Sex Pistol’s Never Mind the Bollocks until I was a junior in high school (somewhere around 1988.) I was a skateboarder back then, mostly … Continue reading

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“Historical Conflict” noticed by Richard F. Yates

When Warhol’s Factory set hit the West Coast and encountered the psychedelic hippie crowd back in the 1960s, it didn’t go well. According to Mary Woronov, one of the stars of Warhol’s CHELSEA GIRLS, the differences between the two cultures … Continue reading

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“We’re Desperate (Get Used to It)” by Richard F. Yates

—Richard F. Yates

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“October Statement (2015)” by Richard F. Yates

I’m an art guy. I suppose I also qualify as an “artist,” having shown my monsters in fancy buildings with other art humans’ arts, but none of that really means too much in the grand scheme of things. What DOES … Continue reading

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“Punk Eye” by Richard F. Yates (and Michael King AND Josh Erdahl)

—Richard F. Yates [Infamous Rapper, “Punkey-E” —Michael King] [Oooh. I’ve had punk eye before. I think I got it at the public swimming pool, or was it that Blag Flag concert? —Josh Erdahl]

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