Welcome to the mid twentieth century in beautiful Alameda! If you were swept out to sea, on what kind of island would you hope to seek refuge? A mysterious, tropical island filled with your hot travelmates, like in Lost? Gilligan’s Island? This crazy-ass cluster of islands for rich people? Well,
When I came up with what I’ve decided might be my best Halloween costume ever, Dooneese from SNL’s Lawrence Welk Show parody, I needed only thing to make it complete: baby doll hands. This didn’t seem like a hard thing to acquire, so obviously I waited until the last minute.
Broke-Ass Stuart has been at the center of the events and arts scene in the Bay Area for over 15 years. And right now we are looking to bring on a new editor to focus on events as the world begins to open back up. This is a cool opportunity since events will be taking
If you can’t figure out how to start organizing your records in autobiographical order like Rob did in High Fidelity, you should go to the Bell House tonight for Monday Night Vinyl Club #22. At the Vinyl Club, everyone gets to play three of their favorite songs off vinyl and
There’s just something about vinyl. Something about hearing every warble, pop and hiss; something tangible. While 8-tracks are mocked, CDs are sold back and cassettes appear more often as ironic tattoos, records are coveted. Traded among friends, entrusted by departing roommates, fought over by fomer lovers, the record remains the
My first record was a 45. It was a hand me down from my older sister and it played the theme song to ‘œFlash Gordon.’ If you have ever listened to this song, you will remember that there is a break in the music when some of the ‘˜story’ is