Webcomic Wednesdays #391 by Chainsaw Cathy

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Featured Book Reviews Razorcake 111—Sketchtasy, Dead Extra, Mr. Know-It-All, Revenge of the She-Punks

Sketchtasy By Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, 268 pgs. In homage to David Wojnarowicz, Sycamore ripped my heart out and put it back together again (this book is dedicated, in part, to Wojnarowicz, and features his work as a cornerstone of queer grief and desire, and emulates him quite well). Sketchtasy is a whirlwind of tulle and

Deb Frazin Photo Column—Terminal A

Terminal A opened for Automatic and Egrets On Ergot at The Echo last Monday night, and as usual, they stole the show.

Lorien Lamarr Photo Column—Rebuilder

I can’t tell if their energetic stage performance is an inevitable collision they have magically avoided or a well-rehearsed ballet. Either way, it’s entertaining and sort of wild, but earnest. That’s an accurate description of the sound as well, so accidental or not, it’s genuine.

Interview Podcast with Chris L. Terry, by Todd Taylor and Rene Navarro

Chris L. Terry’s Black Card is a novel about race in America that’s serious and unflinching while remaining tender and funny. It’s a novel about compassion and anger, hip hop and punk, cops and young black men. At its core, Black Card is a book driven by the search for identity.

Emma Alice Johnson Interview by Michael T. Fournier

Welcome to the second installment of Paging All Punks, in which I talk to writers about their connection with punk rock. I met Emma Alice Johnson in her hometown of Minneapolis a few years ago. Emma’s work is weird—so weird, in fact, that I didn’t have a frame of reference for her writing.

Webcomic Wednesdays #390 by Mikie Manzer

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Top 5s from Razorcake 111 featuring: Amyl And The Sniffers, Steve Adamyk, Hidden Spots, The Fleshies, Soul Glo, Briefs, L7

Deb Frazin Photo Column—Death Valley Girls

Death Valley Girls are back with their killer new single “Dream Cleaver,” and their U.S. tour kicks off on August 8. Don’t make the mistake of missing them when they come through your town. Their live shows are always phenomenal!

Anthony Mehlhaff Photo Column—Fight It Out

Fight It Out pushing and shoving with hostel kids at The 5 Star Bar. Powerviolence makes the world go round: A Japanese throwdown in the streets of DTLA.