Chris Durant

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

Meat Puppets hit Humbews

If you don’t go to the Meat Puppets show this Saturday (11/16) you are setting a dangerous precedent for live music in Humboldt County. For Humbrews to land a band of this magnitude and to see them in an intimate venue is quite the treat. Now I don’t want to get into their whole history or anything, you can check …

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Album Review: Foxhole Norman “You’re Missing The Point”

Leah Brzezinski, midwest music correspondent  There was a point when “alternative rock” became such a catch-all term for any grungy, punk-inspired sound that it ceased to have descriptive meaning, and eventually became so mainstream that it annoyed bands and listeners equally. Foxhole Norman’s 5-song debut EP, released “straight outta Seattle” this past August is just so…alternative rock. To quibble about it would be …

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Signs Someone Has Gone “Hill Crazy”

Long bouts of solitude among growing pot plants can get to a person. It never fails: every grow season you hear the story of someone who “lost his shit” or “went bonkers” or “is a fucking mental case” while stuck watching, in most cases, someone else’s weed grow. It’s understandable that that kind of life can get to you when you’re stuck in a remote spot, doing something nine law …

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Savage Henry Grow Tips

People e have asked since Savage Henry inception “Why don’t you do a grow advice column?” and we thought since this is our fourth Harvest Issue, now was as good a time as any to debut: Savage Henry Grow Tips! Step 1: Get a seed or a clone or something. Step 2: Plant it in the some soil (Plenty of …

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Hello, and welcome to Savage Henry Magazine Dot Com

Hello, Well, it’s finally here. After three years of doing a monthly, physically in your hands printed magazine www.savagehenrymagazine.com is up and going. There’re still a lot to do, but we were so excited to share with you all that we blew our load early and launched it after getting about five issues worth of content in. So check back …

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Durant’s Job History

I started working when I was young. I was an entrepreneur at a young age and would rather earn a paycheck than a letter on some stupid sweater in high school. So join me on this cathartic exercise on my road to a phat Social Security check! (All years are circa): 1983 – Door-to-door plum and mistletoe salesman – Greater Livermore …

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Failed Jerry Maguire Taglines

Many people don’t know this, but that pivotal scene in “Jerry Maguire” where Cuba Gooding Jr. and Tom Cruise are yelling at each other the phone “Show me the money!” was the 315th take. It was also the first one that used that line, after Cameron Crowe let the actors improv after take 45. Here are some of the other lines …

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Fat Albert is my Copilot

I wasn’t raised with a heavy religious presence in my house. Sunday school was more like Saturday school and my instructor wasn’t a stuffy nun or a preacher’s daughter in law. It was Fat Albert. With every episode of Fat Albert I became a better person. Albert and his Junkyard Gang, or for lack of a better word… disciples, would …

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What the Flux?

Now I’m dating myself here but I remember MTV’s Liquid Television. It was all those Spike and Mike Festivals of animations, but only a half hour and in your home! That’s when I first caught Aeon Flux. I know since then they have made a movie with Charlize Theron and have released the whole cartoon in its chronological order on …

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