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6 reasons to take your kids camping this summer →

This should be a no brainer; if not, here it is.  If you don’t have kids, go camping anyway.

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Celebrate International Zine Month!

The history of zines in popular culture dates back to the mid-twentieth century when science fiction fans created their own publications. By the late 1970s, zines were synonymous with the punk rock DIY attitude – anyone with access to a photocopier could produce a zine about their favorite music. In addition to documenting local or regional fan culture, zines often include interviews with performers and reviews of concerts that cannot be found in mainstream publications, so they make a fantastic and unique popular music research resource!

Punk magazine was created by cartoonist John Holstrom, publisher Ged Dunn, and “resident punk” Legs McNiel in 1975. It popularized the term “punk rock” to describe the music coming out of the CBGB scene, including the New York Dolls, the MC5, Stooges, and Ramones.

Images: From Punk.

Look and fuckin’ Lou Reed.  He looks like fuckin’ Lurch from the Addams Family.

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Back when music videos meant something…

The Pretenders - Tattooed Love Boys


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Taco Meats, Ranked →

Tacos are a recurring fantasy for me on Fridays for some reason.  This is a nice list that I think I concur with.

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The Violent Femmes - “Black Girls”

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#1980s  #new wave  #violent femmes 

Tom Tom Club - “The Genius of Love”

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#1980s  #tom tom club  #new wave  #white funk 

The average speed (so far) of today’s stage in the Tour de France is slightly over 26 mph.  Jesus.  That might not sound fast, but hop in a car, take it up to 26 mph, roll down the window and stick your head out.  It’s a lot faster than what you think.  I wonder how fast the riders’ sprints are.

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#bikes  #racing  #tour de france 


The Violent Femmes - American Music

Love this tune.  Takes me back to freshman year of college.

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#violent femmes  #1990s  #dope shit 

Jenny Lewis - “Just One Of The Guys”

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#jenny lewis  #music videos