Twenty Years in the Trenches

I watch, in slight horror, as Chuck licks his lips and his eyes roll back into his head. He tips his head back, shapes his fists into devils’ horns, and then lurches forward in his chair.

Mad Sweet Fly Pumas – pt 1

We were the bright-burning kids of the secret night, day-glow denizens of the last true underground sub-culture that would ever be

Energy Plant Session: Western Divide

…Energy Plant Sessions, an ongoing monthly series which records a local band’s set and releases a video of the recorded sessions online.

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Tweed, Logs, and Typey-Typey

The Tweed Ride is one of the loveliest events of the year and I want you all to go. Unless you don’t like fun, in which case you should take the time to reevaluate your priorities.

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Not The Hero Chico Wanted… But The One We Deserved

Come to think of it, if this were a Joel Schumacher film, the capsule would be the size of a tomb. Annie and John Bidwell would come dancing out in a puff of smoke, each wearing impossibly sparkly catsuits

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Twenty Years in the Trenches

I watch, in slight horror, as Chuck licks his lips and his eyes roll back into his head. He tips his head back, shapes his fists into devils’ horns, and then lurches forward in his chair.

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Techno Lovesong

I started going to these illegal all-night parties when I was fourteen, in 1992, and for three years they were all my friends and I lived for. When I meet fourteen-year-olds now, this fact shocks me. We were children.

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Best Bets – 11/17/14

If you’re a metal fan, there’s no other place to be on Sunday than at Lost.

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This Week Only – 11/17/14

17 Monday Basement of Frustration: Freak Vibe, Icko Sicko, Outside Looking In, Strange Ones. 6pm, all ages, $5, (374 E 9th St) Duffy’s: Novembeard checkpoint #2. 6pm 18 Tuesday 1078 Gallery: Olivia Awbrey, Ave Grave, Sofia Maldonado, Nolan Ford. 7:30pm, all ages, $5-$10 CARD Center: Climate Crisis – The “State of our Species” Address. 6pm-8pm, […]

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Turkey Bags and Trimming Scissors

Like it or not, marijuana cultivation has been and continues to be a huge underground source of income for many residents of Butte County.

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Call of Duty, often abbreviated both affectionately and pejoratively as CoD, is both the industry’s poster boy and its whipping boy.

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Supertime

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MAD SWEET FLY PUMAS PART 2

We followed him. Lucy into the wardrobe, we felt our way in.

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Into That Good Night

Death with dignity is probably my #1 social cause

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Horoscopes for November 17th

Aries You can breathe a sigh of relief this week. Much of last week’s tension is lifting. Mars continues to motivate you to be a leader. You’ve learned to change the definition of what career and leadership mean. There is no shame in getting help from others. Saturday’s new moon takes you to a place […]

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SILLIER STILL

The capitalists swept into office, and the Chico Silly Council is about to be sillier than ever.

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Mad Sweet Fly Pumas – pt 1

We were the bright-burning kids of the secret night, day-glow denizens of the last true underground sub-culture that would ever be

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Phoning It In

By the time you read this I’ll be married to the kindest, smartest, most loving man in the world.

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Sproggiwood and Ziggurat

I get a sick sort of pleasure out of reviewing indie games while larger titles loom in the distance.

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Yada, yada, yada

Do you remember the Seinfeld episode when Kramer runs the marathon and refuses to wear the AIDS ribbon?

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My Two Cents on the Republican Majority and ObamaCare

Dear Republicans – please don’t limit the ability for me to keep my family protected.

I Intend for My Music to be Earnest, but it is Oft Times Interpreted by Critics as Vern

The West Side in LA is a terrifying mystery to me.

I Can’t Believe People Pay to Watch Television

Why does paying for commercial-less radio shock me, but paying for commercial-full television not?

Horoscopes for November 10th

Your Horoscopes for the week of November 10th

The State of the Commons, Part 1

I would like to turn you on to a number of popular tools with which you can distribute/market/monetize your content.

Snake Meets Lion

Plus, it’s sexy to be a snake.

Sean Hayes

With Hayes’ upcoming November 8 show at Chico venue The Rendezvous, I was afforded the opportunity to talk to him about his interview on Snap Judgment, how fatherhood has affected his music, and Han Solo, naturally

Politickin

I won’t ask you to put your faith in my reasoning or values, and I won’t put forward personal recommendations telling you who or what to vote for. I will, however, tell you how to vote.

We Gave Her A Nice Honeymoon

My favorite little jewel that emerged from the Bond franchise was Desmond Llewelyn, who played the original Quartermaster, AKA “Q” throughout most of the films.

Hallowmeme

Isn’t this project of choosing how to be, and what to be, from this great floating mass of mediated choices, these isles of options, the fundamental project of our times?

Solar Estates

The music Jeffries creates with Solar Estates is sparse—more ambient than dance—but driven by heavy, pulsing beats.

Best Bets – 11/3/2014

Friday, November 7th COUNTRY MUSIC COVER NIGHT 1078 GALLERY Dust off your shit-kickin’ cowboy boots and come support a good […]

This Week Only – 11/3/2014

3 Monday 840 W 11th Ave: Endorphins Lost, Icko Sicko, Blight, 6:30pm, All ages Duffy’s: Corners (L.A.), Drinking Flowers, The […]

Filth and Beauty

The endeavor would involve me leaving our little cocoon of tranquility and navigating the carcass littered death alley that is Highway 99

Mars Ain’t The Kind Of Place To Raise A Kid

The Satellite in Silverlake has a great bathroom for secret pre-show puking.