“I remember the time before I knew what craft beer was. I remember when the first friends of mine got into it and I didn’t get it. I remember the day I got over Sam Adams. Eventually the craft beer wave got big enough and it swept me in too. Craft beer is delicious, and… Continue reading Second Annual BEER CONN Comes to Bridgeport December 12th
Snooty Garland Springtime Opus Ticket Giveaway
“Intoxicate thyself with soul. Dance under the waxing, crescent moon in defiant celebration of Lady Liz’s return! Witness the triumphant, live RE-BIRTH of SNOOTY GARLAND! Experience a lush, original celebration of music in glorious expressions of light, color and sound.” Alternative Control cannot let you miss Snooty Garland’s Springtime Opus, going down March 21st… Continue reading Snooty Garland Springtime Opus Ticket Giveaway
Remember That Time We Went to BEER CONN?
On December 13, 2014, Johnny Pluckman and The Hipster King were cordially invited to attend BEER CONN at The Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut. They both missed their trains, but luckily they found a Good Samaritan willing to cart this precious cargo to the event. Armed with only a tasting glass, a pen and pad,… Continue reading Remember That Time We Went to BEER CONN?
The Whore and the Virgin*: Two Perspectives on Comic Conn 2014 – Sunday Edition
By Rachael Kruczynski and Steve Clifford *Allow me to quickly explain. I have been going to, and working at, comic and horror cons since the early 1990s. My esteemed fiancé, Steve, has never been to a big convention before. In a way, we’re reverse Leonard and Penny at times. And I must admit I… Continue reading The Whore and the Virgin*: Two Perspectives on Comic Conn 2014 – Sunday Edition
Interview with Lady Elizabeth Dellinger of Snooty Garland
Many of Alternative Control’s readers will know Mark Lyon as the guitarist in New Haven tech-death band Xenosis. But did you know that he also plays in a nine-piece soul band called Snooty Garland? Mark introduced local metal fans to Snooty Garland’s bombastic frontwoman Elizabeth Dellinger in August when she took the stage with… Continue reading Interview with Lady Elizabeth Dellinger of Snooty Garland