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Live review: KISS at the Erwin Center, Austin, Texas

December 5, 2009

Gene Simmons prowled the giant stage, scanning the front rows for female fans to harass and thrill. Fingers fondling his bass, Simmons made hard eye contact with his victims, then subjected them to slow, grinding pelvis gyrations — his metallic cod-piece glittering in the lights — and that interminable, wet, wagging tongue. 473 more words

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How the Beastie Boys Changed Hip-Hop

Writer: Brandon Fuller

Source: Solid Gold Hits

Pin-roll your jeans, grab the nearest pair of Adidas, and get ill because we’re getting no sleep til Brooklyn on this one. 527 more words


Glossary: How to Talk About America's Racial Wounds -- With Pop Culture Examples

Hey there. If you’ve been following the news, then you’re likely aware that hundreds of (literal, flag-carrying) American Nazis recently marched around Charlottesville, Virginia, carrying tiki torches, injured 19 people, and killed a woman. 2,367 more words

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Thinking of Shifting Sites... Again.

What’s up everyone, I hope you are all having a great afternoon! I’m taking a small break from writing review scripts to scratch a small itch that’s been recurring over the past few days, and weeks; and that is the notion of once and for all retiring the old blog in favor of a this newer one that’s been sitting here unproductive for a while now. 256 more words


Bon Odori and the Revival of Tokyo Gourin Ondo in Shibuya

Over 30,000 people crowded the streets of Shibuya near the famous zebra scramble to dance on August 5, 2017.

Of that huge crowd, in one of Tokyo’s most popular shopping and entertainment centers, 30 members of the Tokyo 2020 team dressed in yukata and happi coats performed a dance that was popular over 53 years ago. 115 more words

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The King of Comedy

Jerry Lewis died today at the age of 91. What a life he led, starting off in the Catskills and then becoming one of the biggest movie stars in the world and then when the movies dried up, becoming a staple on Vegas stages. 643 more words


Organic Writing Fun

I’m having a ball with this organic writing business, and the part of the science fiction novel, “Incomplete States,” that I’m currently working on.

Organic writing in my use means that I have little frigging idea about where I’m going with something. 354 more words

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