Razorcake founder and editor Todd Taylor wrote an in-depth essay about the people who were displaced from the area known as Chavez Ravine where Dodger Stadium now stands for Zisk, a baseball zine. He took a deep dive into the partially buried history of eminent domain, redlining, and the crappy forces that shaped not only a sports facility, but the city of Los Angeles itself.
Todd Taylor is the co-founder and executive director of Razorcake. Over ten years ago, he was diagnosed with high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Instead of taking pills, the self-professed “cheap bastard and hungry person” went on a long health journey and found a way to eat responsibly and cheaply.
Amyl And The Sniffers—live or on record—are like getting struck by lightning. You may not know what just happened, you may lose a shoe from the impact, but you won’t soon forget them. Turning gutters into butter and lightning into electrifying music, they’re folks you can trust.
Fuck it. Let’s get cynical. Punknews is primarily an aggregator of releases pumped out by the public relations machines at labels at an alarming rate.
Hopefully, some kids—who’ve never kick turned on transition before—will begin ruling the bowl. Some kid will start skating tomorrow and never stop.
Jaime Hernandez is more than a mere comic book writer or illustrator. He is part of La Familia Hernandez—Jaime (Xaime), Mario, and Gilbert (Beto)—a group of brothers who created the expansive world of Love and Rockets in 1981. It intertwines three separate narratives, one from each brother, across multiple locations within a creative universe still active today.
“Otis had to have two cans of Right Guard to keep him down. The man was physical. It was just electrifying. He’d get right in front of you until you were just foaming at the mouth.” –Wayne Jackson
A comprehensive zine that looks at the history, science, and manufacturing processes of vinyl records. If you’ve ever wondered how vinyl records are made and how they make sound, this is a good place to start.