Category Archives: blogging
I got BoingBoing-ed. As Unapologetic said, “Great. We finally get on Boing Boing right when we stop talking about the storm to talk about lunch.” FYI, if you’re coming here from BoingBoing, most of us are not on the ground there, we evac-ed to safety. The best advice I can give you on getting real [...]
You know it’s a real storm when Gulf Sails starts blogging again. Heard from Benz, one of my “correspondents” out at the Lakefront. He said, “It’s pretty windy.” I laughed and told him that’s not very descriptive. He replied, “It’s pretty fucking windy.” GS is the eye witness on the ground in River Ridge (east [...]
For the second time in recent memory, I’ve run across a blog post about a punk zine I published back in college with my friend Rob Stewart. Oddly enough I had just run across what I believe is my last remaining copy of the thing the other day in a mixed box of old comics. [...]
Posting has been getting light around here, and I think I am probably going to take a break from blogging here for a while. I’ve got a lot going on between family, roller derby, work, and volunteering, and none of it is stuff I particularly feel like writing about. I haven’t been able to summon [...]
The link a couple of posts ago (or if you want, go get it at NuPac) has the video replay of David Simon’s tribute to Ashley Morris at the DePaul commencement on Sunday. Now if you’ll excuse me, I have another good cry in me that’s been waiting to get out.
The webcast for Ashley’s college, including speaker David Simon, will be broadcast tomorrow morning at 8:30am CDT at this link: http://webcast.streamlogics.com/audience/index.asp?eventid=49097
In an e-mail to me, Simon said he had hoped to get to know Morris if a proposed HBO project about New Orleans got off the ground. He also wrote about why he wanted to come to DePaul the ceremony to honor Morris: “The last [e-mail] conversation I had with this gentlemen, he expressed great [...]
Loki wants everybody to know that Humid City will be back soon. To pass the time, please enjoy the rhythmic stylings of Mike “Dancing Around the World” Long, who I think gets Minor Threat better than anybody.
Now, the making of a good compilation tape is a very subtle art. Many do’s and don’ts. First of all you’re using someone else’s poetry to express how you feel. This is a delicate thing. — Rob, High Fidelity If I was an artist like Greg Peters, or a photographer like dsb or Galfreaka, or [...]