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Punk is Dead: Forgetting our history, forgetting the point

May 9, 2011


The ultimate punk show today would be Steve Ignorant’s band headlining with Leftover Crack as the opener. And in New York last month, this show was a reality. Sadly, due to being a college student, I didn’t have the money for tickets to the “Last Supper Tour” until the show had sold out. Instead I […]

Steve Ignorant’s “Last Supper Tour” hits Baltimore despite venue closing

May 9, 2011


Crass is, without exception, my favorite band of all time. So you can imagine how ecstatic I was upon hearing that band creator Steve Ignorant was doing a “Best Before 1984” tour, and even coming to America. Even better–he was coming to Baltimore’s very own Sonar! I bought tickets with all my extra cash for my partner […]

Outside the Goucher Bubble: Osama bin Ladan edition

May 6, 2011


As we are all hyper-aware, Sunday evening Obama announced the killing of Osama bin Ladan. I was at Goucher’s Gala event (Goucher Prom, more or less) when I heard the news, and I recalled being very confused as to why some of my friends were whipped into a happy frenzy. After all, killing bin Ladan […]

Glee preaches acceptance: But the show wasn’t “Born This Way!”

May 4, 2011


Glee continues to take one step forward and two steps back with its most recent episode “Born This Way.” The last time I posted abut Glee, it was to praise its inspirational and subversive character Lauren Zizes, the obese chick with an attitude too bold to ignore and an interaction with the other characters and the […]