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Nugent As Dumb As Any Beast He Kills

Flapping your jaws and talking smack is one thing; killing animals is another. Ted Nugent, much maligned by intolerant types for his often-ignorant proclamations, is a...

Commando Review

You expect more than this from the only real newspaper left. From a review of Commando: The Johnny Ramone Autobiography:   “…Much of it is the...

Weird Crime: Newspaper Wants $480 to License 107 Words

This is about a different kind of crime than I generally write about. This is about greed, which really seems more synonymous with music. See Appetite for Self...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Swindle

 The most original thing Axl Rose has produced since 1992 was this letter declining the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame induction. Reminds me of Nick Cave’s...

Just To Be Sure – It’s Out

Hardcore Kids Talk

I speak with Tesco Vee in the latest Revue, an alt-monthly out of Michigan.  It’s always hard playing reporter with someone who’s been a friend for 30+...

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Commando: The Johnny Ramone Autobiography

(Abrams, 2012) The definitive story of Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Johnny Ramone in his own words, told in the days leading to his untimely death in 2004. A relentless...