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Ryan Cassata says F U to American Idol!

Watch Ryan Cassata turn American Idol down in a punk rock fashion! This pretty much speaks for itself:

“Dear American Idol Casting Directors,

I have received many phone calls and emails begging me to try out in front of the executive producers of the show in the past couple months. 450 more words

Acoustic Music

Wipe Out - The Surfaris

Compilation of scenes from some 60’s beach movies with Wipe Out by The Surfaris. The opening of the video includes Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon…

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Video

Bad Brains Mixed Punk with a Positive Mental Attitude

Marking their progression was 1983’s Rock for Light, the band’s second album, produced by Cars frontman Rick Ocasek. “He used to listen to the ROIR cassette on tour to hide himself up to go out and play,” muses Jenifer.

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Nonfiction

Martin Scorsese And Mick Jagger Explore The 1970s Music Scene In HBO's 'Vinyl'

If anybody knows the debauchery of 1970s, it’s Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese. Well, you know… not only them. But, if someone were to ask you, “Who are two celebrities who would know a lot about the back rooms and underbelly of the 1970s pop culture scene?” and you answered, “Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese,” you would get point or dollars or whatever we’re deciding this imaginary game show we’ve just invented hands out. 109 more words

TV

Sometimes The Best Short Story Is A Song

I decided I wanted to write about a Husker Du song this week. So I pulled up their catalogue and started diving in. A lot of it felt like a trip down memory lane, but there were a few songs that I hadn’t heard in a couple of years—or at least I hadn’t paid close attention to the lyrics. 284 more words

Geeks Gone D.I.Y.: A Quick Guide to Zines

By Marissa Lorusso

In many societies, the power of the written word is unequally distributed: access to literacy and literature, along with editing, publishing, and distribution don’t always fall into the hands of marginalized communities. 1,698 more words

Anthropology