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12 Jul 2018

Stray- A Punk Rock Musical About Teenage Runaways and BDSM

When Tanya Marquardt was 16 she was a runaway, modeling fetish clothing at underground BDSM parties.

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04 May 2018

Ten Years of Radical Thought and Punk Rock : PM Press

the image of a book vendor selling essay collections on political theory some 30 feet away from a seething mosh pit cuts a sharp juxtaposition. As weird as it may first appear, though, it does make a lot of sense when you think about it. Punk as a movement was and is rooted in radical thought and action

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26 Apr 2018

Punk, Drag, & Christian Death, A Legacy

By Jillian Roberston Drag icon RuPaul once said, “Drag is punk rock. It’s a big FU to the status quo.” Long before RuPaul’s Drag Race became a global phenomenon, a punk rock musician in Los Angeles was taking that sentiment literally. Rozz Williams, creator of 80s punk rock band Christian

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18 Jul 2017

Punks With Lunch Keep Serving It Up In Oakland

Meet the punks in Oakland who make lunch for the homeless, do needle pick-ups, & gather harm reduction data. We sat down with Alejandra, founder of Punks With Lunch, to discuss what they are up to, how to start your own Punks With Lunch, and how the City is not practicing what it preaches in its new program to address homelessness.

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15 Jun 2017

Punk Rock Photos from SF’s Better & Worse Times

By Sarah C Brady Nostalgic for the grittier, bygone San Francisco? Upcoming exhibit, Jim Jocoy: Order of Appearance, transports viewers back to a raw moment in SF history, when stateside punk was being birthed in local dives. Jim Jocoy, a Korean-born and Bay Area-based artist, has photographed the likes of

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
25 Apr 2017

Cover Album Benefits the ACLU

Sixteen awesome indie and punk artists banded together for this charitable covers compilation that includes the songs of Tom Petty, Green Day, Rick Astley, and many more timeless musicians (try listening to Never Gonna Give You Up) and not get it stuck in your head). We all enjoy quality renditions

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29 Mar 2013

Get Ready for the 2013 Aputumpu Music Festival

The 2013 Aputumpu Music Festival is here! And it’s invading music venues in Manhattan and Brooklyn this weekend including Public Assembly, Webster Hall, Joe’s Pub and more. Over 40 bands are taking the stage and bringing you a different theme with each night from a wide range of music. Whether

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19 Aug 2011

YOU PUKE YOU CLEAN at Double Down Saloon

Here’s an old punk bar with the kinda rules I appreciate: YOU PUKE, YOU CLEAN. Now wouldn’t the world be a better place if all bars had Double Down Saloon’s mentality? I mean, honestly, I know everybody likes going to dive bars to get drunk, but if you take that

Bobby Rich - Affordable Aficionado 0