Mondays, by their rock 'n' roll nature usually are followed by a quiet Tuesday and this was my intention. I smelled funny, didn't shave, was bloodshot in the eyes and flushed in the skin. As is almost never the case, however; it was I who was dragged out of the house... to go to '80s … Continue reading 80s prom
Month: August 2001
The Glory of Genghis Khan
Of all the historical figures whose names and reputations have been unjustly smeared and misrepresented, few are more unjustly maligned than Genghis Khan. It is my hope that the record can now be set straight and that he will no longer be mentioned alongside common curs like Attila the Hun and Timur. Genghis Khan had a … Continue reading The Glory of Genghis Khan
I want to make a documentary called Meximozzer about Mexican-American and Mexican Morrissey fans. It's a source of particular fascination for me as I grew up around the normal pasty, humorless, spiteful geeks that seem to make up the bulk of his fanbase outside southern California. Then I move out here and see Moz perform with … Continue reading Meximozzers
My vacation is almost over and my plan to completely overhaul my life and get all the things done I'd put off for years e.g. calling Yolanda, fixing the car window, taking back the unclaimed auction items, finishing the Poptones album, washing the car, hanging up my clothes, visiting my favorite abandoned mine shaft in … Continue reading [No Title]
Today I saw a commercial on TV that got me thinking. In it, through the magic of special effects, the viewer witnesses the historic first meeting of a polar bear and a penguin. Two creatures from opposite poles and cultures who can still relate on the topic of Godless frozen hellscapes. Why asky why? Canada … Continue reading Advertising
poptone ('pɑːp-''tOn) -n. 1. a music group led by Eric Poptone which was started in 1997.