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Everlasting Snow

The temperatures in New York are hovering under the 90s and a pleasant breeze is cooling the populace of Fort Greene. This last week I ditched my Christmas tree ‘Ole Tree’ for fear of the dried pine needles combusting into flames and burning down my landlord’s brownstone, but I well remember the winter of 2014-2015 […]

Weird Womb’s Tour Manager

Last week Dakota Pollock of Weird Womb asked me to write a band bio. I became friends with the group’s singer and Johnny the guitarist at the 169 Lounge, Chinatown’s epic dive bar on East Broadway and had seen the Tucson quartet at Shea Stadium, so I told Dakota, “Sure.” They were my favorite new […]

WEIRD WOMB at Shea Stadium

Dakota and Johnny are bartenders at the 169 Lounge on East Broadway. They treated me like a prince, because I have the last quaaludes on Earth. Dakota wants one bad. “If you give me one, you’ll never have to pay for a drink in this bar.” Dakota came from Arizona. He was less than half […]