Category Archives: That’s What’s Up

US Air Guitar Semi-Finals 2013

Friday night I returned to the 9:30 Club for the US Air Guitar Semi-Finals, Washington DC for the pageantry, the glory, and for generally getting my face melted off by 17 contestants from all up and down the eastern sea … Continue reading

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Swingin’ Utters, The Goddamn Gallows and Walk the Plank

Last week I went to the Rock and Roll Hotel to see punk veterans/madmen/icons Swingin’ Utters. I’ve mentioned R&R Hotel before and have been back since my first review at the location. I really like this venue. It’s about the … Continue reading

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Face to Face and Teenage Bottlerocket

“Best punk tour of the year.” Face to Face frontman Trever Keith told the audience to tell anyone who missed the show last Friday at the Black Cat (@blackcatdc) that they had missed the best punk tour of the year. … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year and Asian Spice

Photo: flickr.com I missed Brown Bird at the Black Cat on Thursday and was purely, singularly bummed, so I needed a prize analgesic by the weekend.  While my Saturday was spent writing, giving some much-needed attention to my languishing novel, … Continue reading

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Brunch and Cafe St.-Ex

Recently I went to brunch.  Okay, now I know how that sounds. We brunch hard. We get up at 1 pm. Etc.  I’m not generally a brunch person, even though I LOVE breakfast food. Usually I feel too shitty in the … Continue reading

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Lock/unlock, On/off, Righty Tighty/Lefty Loosey

I’ve spent the last couple Fridays at the Black Cat watching Doctor Who.  If you’ve looked way back in my blog, you’d know I’m a huge fan of the new series’ of Doctor Who (Doctors #9-11).  I’ve never been a huge … Continue reading

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Rosa Mexicano and Dancing Crab

Hey Internet! So I’ve been toiling away trying to get into writing this next novel of mine.  The story is in a dark voice, from a pretty psychologically bent perspective so the shift from work-brain to writing-brain is pretty much … Continue reading

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