Punk And Irony Are Dead; Long Live The Hard Times

So there was that news report that went around a few weeks back, “Singer Billy Joel Quits Green Day.” (“The hardest decision I have ever made in my 65 years on this earth.”) Or the one the other day, “Punk Photographer Takes Every Middle Finger Personally.” (“They are all nice to me one minute and then treat me like… » 4/22/15 11:33am 4/22/15 11:33am

A Skeptic's Guide To The Mekons

The Mekons aren’t a band in any normal sense, may not exist, and can be accurately described only by using the sort of superlatives that would make most normal people throw up their hands in skeptical exasperation, all of which makes them a problem for those who love them. After all, I can tell you that at their… » 4/21/15 2:24pm 4/21/15 2:24pm