“I got exposed to punk so young that it felt like a skeleton key, if that makes sense. If there’s a thing I think should exist and has a right to exist, then I’m going to find a way to make it exist.” –Chris Gethard
Here are the Cliff’s Notes: I quote Chicken to himself from 2009 and 2016. We both agree that with advanced age, it’s good to get some stretching in. To eat food. To drink water. To take showers. And to wash your D.A.R.E. shirt.
Veteran Razorcake comic creators Liz Prince (Tomboy, the very funny autobiographical comics that come right before Rev Nørb’s column) and Amanda Kirk (Known as Nation of Amanda and mother of the happiest small human you ever did see) are hitting the big time with their new monthly comic book, Coady and the Creepies.
Razorcake’s mission statement has always been that it provides consistent coverage of do-it-yourself punk culture. “We believe in positive, progressive, community-friendly DIY punk. We do our part.” And in that vein, so does Joe Bray-Ali—a grassroots activist running for Los Angeles City Council, District 1. If you simply swap out the punk for bicycles and politics, you essential have two very similar action plans.
Iron Chic isn’t a band that lends itself well to hyperbole; I just really like them. They’re a band that plays melodic and heartfelt punk music. It’s really fucking catchy. Triangulate Low Culture, Tiltwheel, and RVIVR and you’re in the vicinity. It’s emotionally honest, strident DIY punk.
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