Chris Durant

Chris Durant has worked at not working for decades. He's the publisher of Savage Henry Magazine.

#45 Letters to the Editor #2

It was such a great time at the comedy open mic at Siren’s Song on Saturday! I love Savage Henry magazine. I always show my back issues to new friends to have them understand where I come from. Usually they become concerned for everyone’s substance abuse and food addictions, bless them. It reminds me of home when I’m in my …

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Fictional Orphans that did A’ight

Spencer Devine, contributor Parental guidance is great and all, but our society puts far too much weight on its importance. Fictional orphans have been kicking butt, singing songs, and taking names for decades, always coming out on top. Here are some of the individuals who didn’t need parents to be fictional powerhouses: Annie Annie’s the first on any list of …

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Durant and Rave #2: Super Karl

Rant The Super Bowl! Huh? Am I right? Now it wasn’t much of a game but my rant isn’t going to be about the score, or how Peyton choked or how no Denver offense showed up or even the commercials or the fact that the Red Hot Chili Peppers were “special guests” of Bruno Marz for the halftime show. No, …

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Chris Garcia live at the Arcata Theater Lounge Feb. 24

When we first worked with Chris Garcia it was at one of our first professional stand-up shows way back in January of 2012. He featured for Alex Koll and Garcia also appeared in the first SHITS and Giggles Comedy Festival later that year. What’s he been up to since then? Oh, nothing much, just appearing on the WTF podcast with …

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Durant and Rave #1 – QuizUp

I think the reason I consider myself decent at quiz games from Trivial Pursuit to Smarty Pants is for one simple reason: the Beastie Boys. Because of their lyrics I know of Eddie Harris, Taking of the Phelam 123, Rufus Thomasn and Crazy Eddie, just to name a few. It all just seeped into my brain after hundreds of listens …

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Sadie Schweitzer: Pioneer Lesbian––Martyr––Closeted Mother

Zeke Greenwald, contributor Sadie Schweitzer (1899-1968) had her daughter, Lisa, in 1924. Now 89 years old, Lisa Schweitzer graciously sat down with me to discuss having such a prominent mother and how she continues the legacy. SH: Sadie Schweitzer famously died in 1968, engulfed in flames intended for bras and other feminine products. Upon her death several leading feminists declared …

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Old Time Photos from Famous Families

It’s a staple of family vacations to places like Sacramento and Deadwood South Dakota: old timey family portraits. Nothing says “family fun” like dressing up like murderous Old Western gunfighters and whores. We dug through our archives and found a handful of old timey photos from some of the more infamous families.  Lyle, Erik and Jose Menendez The Menendez men …

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What the hell else we gonna do?

A tour of what may or may not have been the LA bars Bukowski drank in “I went to the worst of bars hoping to get killed but all I could do was to get drunk again.” ― Charles Bukowski I was recently in Los Angeles for a week of comedy and advertising business when I found myself with a …

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A Toast to the 21st, My Favorite Amendment

Nando Molina, contributor I always have a hard time picking my favorite part of the U.S. Constitution. I like the First amendment with its freedom of speech and all. I am big fan of the Second Amendment because I like guns. The Fifth Amendment is close to my heart also because I like guns. But if I have to pick …

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