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Pussy Riot 1913

One hundred and one years ago today… British Pathe: Emily Davison Throws Herself Under The Kings Horse Wikipedia: “Emily Wilding Davison (11 October 1872 – 8 June 1913) was a militant activist who fought for women’s suffrage in Britain. She was jailed on nine occasions and force-fed 49 times. She is best known for stepping […]

Confessions of a Failed Egoist

Buy Confessions of a Failed Egoist by Trevor Blake. http://tinyurl.com/theuniqueone $9.95 plus postage Underworld Amusements, Publisher Available 1 April 2014 Paperback 140 pages 8″ x 5.2″ ISBN 978-0988553651 TREVOR BLAKE… IS… DENSE “Trevor Blake hails and assails the ‘ism’ closest to His heart in a Mencken-like step-right-up, soapbox style that is smart, dense and fun […]

Are We There Yet? Dave Brockie Edition

Are We There Yet? is a series about changed minds. Dave Brockie: On the old site I used to have this thing called “Stupid,” and damned if it wasn’t one of the more popular pages. The idea was this: for a year straight I would catalog every single act of stupidity I committed. Hopefully I […]

Trevor Blake: I Have Met the Enemy

I begin with a tale sure to embarrass myself, thus winning you to my cause. In 1984 I was listening to experimental music to the exclusion of all other music. Rhythms not produced by machinery were not part of my sonic diet, and songs had to mean something (or at least be mean) to gain […]

Are We There Yet? Max Inappropriate Edition

Are We There Yet? is a series about changed minds. Finding the Off Switch: I am an analog man in a digital world. Even at work, when my bosses and peers are bombing me with text messages and e-mails, I respond to most of them face-to-face. People treat me much different in person than they […]