Featured Book Reviews from Razorcake Issue 98: The Mercy of the Tide, Punk Avenue, Unfuck Your Brain

The Mercy of the Tide by Keith Rosson, Illustration by Simon Sotelo

“That’s what novels should do: allow us to slow down and highlight the foundational elements of our lives which go unsung, misinterpreted, or simplified.” —Matthew Hart, The Mercy of the Tide

Chris Boarts Larson Photo Column – Aspects of War

Chris Boarts Larson Aspects of War

Generator shows on bridges. Bands playing by rock piles under bridges, in abandoned warehouses or in empty lots are one of the best signs of summer.

Featured Record Reviews from Razorcake Issue 98: El Banda, Cyanide Pills, Gino And The Goons, Midnite Snaxxx, Street Eaters

Razorcake featured record reviews issue 98 illo by Jackie Rusted

Louis Jacinto Photo Column – The Alley Cats

Tight and Loud!

Daisy Noemi Photo Column – Alice Bag

Alice Bag goes acoustic.

Eden Kittiver Photo Column – Problem Daughter

Salt Lake City’s Problem Daughter packs a crowd at The Red Brontosaurus in San Diego, Calif.

Chris Boarts Larson Photo Column – Leave Your Machismo at the Door

Leave Your Machismo at the Door was graffiti that was spray painted in the front entrance hallway of ABC NO RIO back in 1993. I don’t know how long it was there but it is one of my favorite pieces of graffiti and it really exemplified the spirit of ABC NO RIO.

Daisy Noemi Photo Column – Ben Pringle (Nerf Herder)

Ben Pringle karate chops the camera.

Louis Jacinto Photo Column, X

Surreal Punk

Punk Parenthood for the Sleep Deprived, You Can’t Fucking Have It All by Jennifer Whiteford

What happens when a forty-one-year-old mother of two has a potentially hilarious mid-life crisis?