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Meditation Proclamation by Jamie L. Rotante

Meditation Proclamation Illustration by Nikki Kelli

Accepting meditation as a form of self-care.

Webcomic Wednesdays #337 by Rick V.

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Razorcake Issue #71 from 2012, featuring Night Birds

Razorcake Issue #71

“At the end of those punk documentaries you just get somebody who’s completely arrogant and has no idea. They think it stopped as soon as they stopped going to shows and started working at Home Depot.” –Night Birds

Webcomic Sundays #336 by Ollie Mikse

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Lorien Lamarr Photo Column – Jabber

Lorien Lamarr Photo Column - Jabber

I love a basement party, but I love a basement party all that much more when I get to sing the Spice Girls with Jabber. They are about bringing together all the fun things they enjoy, mixing them together, and then sharing the result with all their friends.

Sworn Testimony: First Impressions of Despise You

For our interview with Despise You (still available in issue #107) we hit up a handful of people about their first exposure to the band. We didn’t end up having room in the mag, but here are the responses we got. Check ‘em out! I’ve been a DY nerd from day one. I can’t pinpoint

Webcomic Wednesdays #335 by by Ivan Ehlers

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Webcomic Sundays #334 by Eskander Fairweather

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Chris Boarts Larson Photo Column – Iron Reagan

Chris Boarts Larson Photo Column - Iron Reagan

In an attempt to honor, showcase, remember, and celebrate how great the Richmond scene is, the people of Strange Matter put together a series of stacked shows as part of a “closing series.” On December 8, 2018 the stage was shared by Roy Batty, Cannabis Corpse, BAT, Iron Reagan, Cough, and Windhand. It’s been a ton of fun, but bittersweet all the same.

One Punk’s Movie Guide By Mike Plante

I owe everything to movies. I wish something like this guide was around when I was a kid, but if you want something that doesn’t exist, you have to create it. I tried to keep this relatively easy to find the films (in our sad, sad age of no video stores besides the odd, lucky holdout). Many of the films are available for streaming, rent, or sale online.