Tag: punk

writing

Dead Talker

This was a hard one. I’m always drawn toward the dark shit.  Not the viciously malevolent stuff, like the Manson Family or true crime serial killer stories, but the philosophically dark. From punk rock to V For Vendetta to zombie lore, I love it when things get dark.  It’s a great trait, I suppose, for …

culture

Fashion Let-Down

I know I’ve mentioned this before, but I love that Nineties fashion is back. I don’t love that the heart didn’t come with it. Example:  This morning, as I was scraping my car, a man in his early twenties, late teens walked toward me.  He looked like something out of a Stone Temple Pilots or …

freedom

Freedom Through Destruction

I’m a firm believer in freedom through destruction. Maybe it’s the punk rock roots of my musical inclinations or the hopeless freedom generated by my love of grunge, but I truly believe that in order to grow, we must destroy that which restricts us and keeps us in place. The part I’m trying to learn …

culture

Absurdism

I love the absurd.  The irreverent, the tongue-in-cheek offensive, the situations where things go just a totally different way than you thought, or went the way you thought it would to some insane extreme. Comics like I Hate Fairyland, Sex Criminals or Fanboys Vs. Zombies make my day. And the best part is that you don’t really …