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We Were There: Voices from L.A. Punk’s First Wave – An Oral History hosted by Alice Bag

We Were There: Voices from L.A. Punk's First Wave—An Oral History hosted by Alice Bag

“It wasn’t just about music or clothes. It was about not blindly accepting society’s norms. We challenged the status quo with everything at our disposal—race, class, gender—but we did it by just being ourselves.” –Alice Bag

Glenn n’ Meadows a short story by John Miskelly

Glenn n’ Meadows

Glenn n’ Meadows – The reassuringly expensive food store chain.

One Punk’s Guide to Bizarro Fiction by MP Johnson

Bizarro Fiction by MP Johnson

Bizarro Central, the online home of the genre, describes bizarro fiction as the cult section of the literary world… What ties the genre together is a commitment to doing weird, surprising shit. Elements of horror and science fiction are common. Grossness is not unusual. Humor is almost always present. However, no two bizarro books are the same.

One Punk’s Guide to African Politics by Kevin Dunn

One Punk's Guide to African Politics Kevin Dunn

Understanding today’s Africa requires a degree of historical awareness, especially of life before European conquest, the impact of colonization, and some of the major developments after independence. It is impossible to convey the diversity and complexity of African societies before European colonization in the nineteenth century.

One Punk’s Travel Guide to Indonesia By Kevin Dunn

One Punk’s Travel Guide to Indonesia

Ironically, global capitalism and its attempts to profit off of passive consumers actually led to the development of a vibrant independent, anti-capitalist DIY punk culture across Indonesia.

Payload, a short story by John Miskelly

john miskelly payload

The call of duty. The call of nature.

Lapsed Vegan, a short story by John Miskelly

Because it’s cheaper than seitan.

An Inside Job, a short story by John Miskelly

A team-building exercise slash heist slash liberation.

So… What Are You? By Rishbha Bhagi

What’s the overlap between DIY hip hop and DIY punk rock? What makes these two scenes attractive to second generation immigrants? Rishbha tells her story of growing up in Canada as the child of Indian immigrants and her exposure to punk and hip hop. She interviews other second generation immigrants involved with both DIY hip hop and punk to learn about their experiences and relate them to her own.

9/11 Never Let Me Forget, Updated and Expanded By Donna Ramone

Islam isn’t some scary, violent, woman-hating cult out of the dark deserts of Saudi Arabia. It’s practiced by twenty-three percent of the world—that’s nearly one in every four people.