Punk changed my life when I was a teenager in the late 70s. It wasn’t just the music that I loved (especially The Clash, The Sex Pistols, The Buzzcocks, The Ramones, and X), it was Punk’s DIY aesthetic.Read the rest
Arby's, inspired by customers who inquired about a poster in the restaurant depicting a heap of myriad meats, now sells an off-menu "Meat Mountain" piled with various kinds of animal flesh for $10. Here's what's between the buns: Read the rest
"Before mutant vehicles can hit the open playa at Burning Man, they have to pass an inspection at the Department f Mutant Vehicles," says Boing Boing pal Mark Day, who shot and shared this video. (more…)
Arcades in movies, 1975-1994. Read the rest
“They said they would charge me for distributing literature...”
A farmer found a two-headed baby snake in north-eastern Turkey. The snake, now at a reptile house, must be fed "small portions" due to its unique anatomy.Read the rest
At Trunkworthy, my pal Gil Kaufman penned an appreciation for David Bowie's "Pin Ups" (1973), his cover album recorded with The Spiders From Mars.
Video below of Tower Records on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, 1971. (more…)
Diana Krall's incredible cover of Tom Waits' Temptation is without compare.