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Oozing Wound – Earth Suck

Joel Leavitt, contributor Chicago’s Oozing Wound has been labelled by several popular critics as “thrash metal.” Supposedly bits and pieces of their heavy predecessors combine to create their sound. Well, guess what popular music reviewers? Oozing Wound is laughing in your faces. They are playing loud and fast fucking music, creating a sound all their own. Lyrically they seem pertinent …

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Restaurant Review:TAQUERIA LA BARCA

5201 Carlson Park Dr., Suite #4 Arcata, CA The Norther you go (Fine. More North. Happy?) the crappier Mexican food gets. You know what passes for Mexican Food in Canada? Half of a hamburger patty in a flour tortilla with ketchup. Did you know ketchup tastes different in Canada? It does. But let’s stay on topic. California is tall. It …

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Red Dog Beer Ruined a Decade

Michael Montgomery, contributor Most of you are probably too young to remember the utopian peace and tranquility of pre-1994 America; Reagan had built a cushy economic pillow which H.W. Bush fluffed gently for 4 glorious years. But it was on this pillow that all hell broke loose. Suddenly our national heroes were being gunned down in the streets like thugs, …

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Ren and Stimpy Ruined Cartoons For Me

Lucy Castle, contributor It was late in the 1992 school year, and I got to spend that part of my sophomore year at Calloway County High School, in rural Kentucky. So there’s that. Our art teacher was 100% over every single student and class he had to teach, so he resorted to playing VHS tapes of shit he recorded from …

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Only 90s Kids Will Remember

Zeke Herrera, contributor Quick Disclaimer: I was not born in the 90s, but I was assured by a certified 90s kid that this list consists of things that only they and no one else will remember. Childhood Trauma The 5th of November Parents Quoting Bill Cosby Going to School Benghazi Who the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is Crystal Pepsi Butts …

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The 1890s

Samantha Gilweit, contributor Historically significant letters were found in an attic in upstate New York earlier this month. Correspondence between Albany socialite and heiress Virginia Bergamot-Smith and Fanny Broadchest Bellow, of the New York Bellows, shed new light on life in America during the 1890s.  July 15th, 1890 Dearest Virginia, I just heard that our great nation has just inducted …

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Six Beers Deep: Censored Copper Ale

Censored Copper Ale Lagunitas Brewing Company ABV: 6.75% Conchita First: So this beer is one that I’ve avoided for a long time because quite simply, I tend to enjoy Lagunitas’s many seasonal offerings much more than I do their staple, year-round beers. They say they call it Copper Ale because of the color, but on that logic I’d call nearly …

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Michael Jordan’s sure bets of the 90s

Hi, I’m world famous basketball player Michael Jordan. I make a lot of money, so much money I don’t know what to do with it all. So I picked up a pretty nasty gambling habit that may or may not have lead to my first, early and abrupt retirement. I’d like to share some sure bets to help your wallets …

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Starfish in a Tide Pool – The Ted Travelstead Interview

“I think the universe is trying to tell me something. Or it could be my friend Bethany, it’s hard to tell because I’m hiding in a barrel.” Welcome to the weird, wonderful world of Ted Travelstead. Travelstead brings a refreshing dose of oddity to his popular Twitter and Vine accounts. He also writes for the FX show Wilfred, authored The …

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A Ouija Interview with Kurt Cobain

Matt Redbeard: Hey dude. What’s the afterlife like? Kurt Cobain: Come as you are. MR: Rad. Have you ran into any cool souls? KC: I found my friends, they’re in my head. MR: Way tight. KC: I think I’m dumb. MR: That sucks dude, I’m sorry. KC: Rape me. MR: What? KC: The finest day that I’ve ever had, is …

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