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TGIF.

Now with extra WHITE COWBELL OKLAHOMA.

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Monday Metal: Satan – Life Sentence

Despite a precocious childhood obsession with all things heavy in the 80s, I somehow missed the original incarnation of NWOBHM OG’s Satan the first time ’round (though vaguely recall Pariah). Their ripping 2013 comeback LP Life Sentence (featuring the classic Court in the … Continue reading

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Cinerama – ‘I Wake Up Screaming’ (AUDIO)

Check out ‘I Wake Up Screaming’ by Cinerama, the first single in ten years (!) from David Gedge and co.:

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Fucking Up Young (Aging Hipster Rewind)

While your’s truly managed to make it out for The Dirty Nil at Fanshawe College last night (an effervescent performance, bee tee dubya), I neglected to take any pics. Which is a shame, considering all the half-ironic cock-rock posing that … Continue reading

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Around the Internets: Monday Jump-Off

Must-reading to keep you occupied while US legislators play Hot Potato with an extremely fragile global economy (because Teabaggers won’t be dissed by the Negro-in-Chief, natch): Plutocrats at Work: How Big Philanthropy Undermines Democracy (h/t Diane Ravitch) Warning bells: Is … Continue reading

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More Collateral Damage From USia’s Wars

Rest assured that the ongoing US government shutdown (or slimdown, if one prefers the wingnut parlance) won’t stop the prescription opiates overmedicated veterans are now hooked on post Iraq/Afghanistan from flowing like wine. PS – it’s not just opiates.

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Monday Metal: Atheist – Unquestionable Presence

I just– just–had one of those painfully awkward thirty-something moments when I realized that Atheist’s breakthrough sophomore full-length, Unquestionable Presence, is now a robust 22 years old (insert pimple-faced nostalgia featuring the requisite imagery of generic teenage wasteland, a life … Continue reading

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What Was Justin Trudeau Smoking When He Decided To Embrace Marijuana Legaliza — Oh, Never Mind.

Without getting into the merits (or the politics) of Justin Trudeau’s call for the legalization of marijuana (of which I think there are many — one of the numerous reasons why I support the NDP), it does represent a rather … Continue reading

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Hilzoy Speak, You Listen

While still ardent in her conviction to make her cold turkey retirement from blogging a permanent one, beloved ObWi ex-pat Hilzoy sends us this all-too brief dispatch (courtesy Donkeylicious) on why, if we can’t exactly trust Assad re: Russia’s opportune embrace … Continue reading

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Stand ALL Yr Groundz (UPDATED)

You can take the homicidal gun nut out of the justice system… George Zimmerman’s estranged wife called police officers to her father’s house in Florida Monday, saying the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murder threatened her with … Continue reading

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