Category Archives: That’s What’s Up

National Museum of African Art

On Sunday I decided to swing by the National Museum of African Art in DC. My memories of this place was of it being a tiny little hole-in-the-wall compared to the larger art museums surrounding it (like the Freer/Sackler art … Continue reading

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Review of Desert Nights, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Rocket from the Crypt

Hey friends! Long time, no post. Sorry, I’ve been pretty busy, writing mostly. Fun fact: Kirkus Indie just wrote a good review of my upcoming novel Desert Nights! I’m super stoked! The book’s full of punk rock bands, debauchery, substance … Continue reading

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Gogol Bordello and Man Man

On Saturday I went to the 9:30 Club (@930Club)to see Man Man and Gogol Bordello. It almost goes without saying that this show was amazing. So I dunno if y’all know this about me, but I listen to a good … Continue reading

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Fang Island at Rock and Roll Hotel

On Saturday I went to see one of my absolute favorite bands, Fang Island, at Rock and Roll Hotel in DC. It was my first time seeing them live, though their album Major has powered me through many, many days … Continue reading

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Yellowcard, The Epic

This is the story of my 11 or 12 year love -affair with Yellowcard: Wednesday I went to see Yellowcard at Fillmore Silver Spring. Yellowcard’s been one of my guilty pleasures – well, not even guilty, I guess, just pleasures … Continue reading

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Throwing Shade at Black Cat

Well, well. DC got a tiny bit cooler last night. And not just this freakishly amazing August weather. LA’s own Bryan Safi and Erin Gibson brought the live version of their super-entertaining podcast Throwing Shade to the Black Cat. They … Continue reading

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Photos- US Air Guitar Semi-Finals Washington DC

See my full post about US Air Guitar Semi-Finals. So photos in a dark venue don’t always come out well. Thanks to my friend Dani for getting some good shots! : The Judges, Left to right (not including rando in … Continue reading

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