Jesse Michaels [Instagram] (born 1969) is an American songwriter, vocalist, guitarist, artist, and author from Berkeley, California. His lyrics deal with politics, racism, and general social issues. He is most well known as the vocalist for the ska punk band Operation Ivy (1987–1989), as well as Classics of Love (2009–approx. 2012). He is the son of the author Leonard Michaels, and was married to producer Audrey Marrs. … Continue reading Common Rider – Currently Listening – Featuring Singer/Songwriter Jesse Michaels of Punk DemiGods OPERATION IVY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VjMXkYP1y4&t=24s “And Lo, for the Earth was empty of Form, and void. And Darkness was all over the Face of the Deep. And We said: 'Look at that fucker Dance.” I declared months ago (months and months and months ago?) that I was planning to read through David Foster Wallace's tome 'Infinite Jest' this summer. … Continue reading Happy Fourth of July: THERE SHALL BE NO DIVORCE – A Declaration of Condescension
“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sT0g16_LQaQ Fucking Blink 182. The Pop-Punk band that crossed over punk rock to the radio to MTV with some legit good music. I listened to Dude Ranch hundreds of times. Bought 'Cheshire Cat' to get the full story, their first album before they went big. … Continue reading Mark Hoppus of Blink 182 has Cancer. A High-School Pop Punk Heart Beats On, Boat-Dreaming-From-The-Hill Against The Current, And Sings With An Angst-Filled Choir Of Rebellious Teenage Interminably Unserious Souls: ‘DAMMIT’
STEVEN HYDEN TWITTER CULTURAL CRITICJUNE 16, 2021 What is it like to have a conversation with Isaac Brock? Actually, it’s a lot like listening to Modest Mouse — he’s somewhat erratic, often explosively funny, and, just when you least expect it, brutally honest and insightful. Believe it or not, but Brock now qualifies as a … Continue reading Isaac Brock Reviews Every Modest Mouse Album, Including The New ‘The Golden Casket’ – Reblog from UPROXX
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I was born under a summer sign. Everyone I know seems to have been, as well. I mean, everyone. When the stars come out at night, they align in a question, a movement, asking after a direction. You feel lost and found at once. You feel an energy gathering, like inertia and moment in the … Continue reading If You Look Out Your Rightside Window, You See We Are Approaching Summer. The Captain Has Turned On Your Grow-Your-Hair-Out Sign and Bare Legs Will Be Coming Down The Aisle To Get Tan and Sweaty.
As human beings move into more urban spaces, with less vegetation, even less soil to come into contact with, we have less contact with complex biodiverse microbial life. Which means, our immunse systems have LESS PRACTICE encountering, picking up random life and saying "the fuck is this?" whether it puts it back down after tasting … Continue reading Scientists Put Proof To Old Punk Rock, Scavenger Scene Truism – Clean Kids Get Sick and Die! – in piece from Wired.com