It’s that time of year again! Every year sometime between October and December GWAR makes their yearly pilgrimage to Toad’s Place in New Haven, CT and for the 4th year in a row we’ve been there to offer ourselves as human sacrifices to our Lords and Masters. It was three years ago on December 28,… Continue reading Peanut Butter or Legs? Another Interview with GWAR
You never know what will show up in the ol’ inbox. No one was more surprised than I was when I opened an email about some Los Angeles electronic music and found a song that chanted the words, “Kali Ma” over and over again. But unsurprisingly, Mystic Pete’s song, “Bad Killer” had nothing to do… Continue reading Wait, Kali Ma? A Review of Mystic Pete’s BassPop
Of course Alternative Control is hosting our own awesome Halloween show. We’ve got bands, homemade cookies, and even a $100 gift certificate to Park City Tattoo for the best costume of the night. But you know what we don’t have? The Misfits. Those iconic and litigious horror punks will play The Reserve in Meriden on… Continue reading Did You Know the Misfits are Playing?
Why on earth would anyone want to go to the theatre? That’s a good question. These days it seems the theatre has become a breeding ground for Disney dollars. Most of the crap on Broadway was already a movie, or a book, or already on Broadway. As a playwright and actor myself I am continually… Continue reading Places To Go – The Theatre!
Ah, yes. Rocktober. I mean, Cocktober. I mean, October! Sorry, too busy thinking about what I’m going to do with my pumpkin to come up with the proper name of this glorious month. Fall is in the air, homes are intentionally decorated with cobwebs and spiders, supermarket aisles are brimming with bags of individually… Continue reading Pimp Your Pumpkin
Hey folks. I guess I needed to post my own Halloween article, so it doesn’t seem like I’m a holiday hater. I decided to keep things firmly in the “music nerd” category once again, and offer my thoughts on a collection of albums that I thought people might be interested in. And to keep… Continue reading A Little Night Music
I don’t care if they call it a remake, a “reboot” or a re-envisioning, the current trend of taking perfectly good horror movies and making them again needs to stop. I grew up on horror movies and am not one who is particularly scared by them (just don’t ask me to watch John Carpenter’s Halloween… Continue reading F-You, Remakes