Rock Around the Town Entries for October, 2007

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How I Snuck Into Around 100 Local Concerts - Confessions of a Concert Crasher

HOW I SNUCK INTO AROUND 100 LOCAL CONCERTS Following is one of the first articles I ever wrote for the ...

Rockin' Tattoos - Locals Talkin' Rockin' Tats, plus Morrissey/Smiths trib, club reviews, and Charles Mansonites

Moz trib, local clubs dissed online, and my prison run-ins with the Manson girls

ROCKIN’ TATTOOS; LOCALS TALKING TATS Tattoo shops flourish in San Diego, and pretty much always have. Customers used to be ...

Ratt Doesn't Want You to Read This Blog - Beyond Behind the Music

RATT & ROLL OVER - Beyond Behind t/Music... The partially reunited Ratt appeared at Viejas on April 20th – not ...

Just Sing the Hits - When Bands (Barely) Reunite

Plus local Buffy screening earns an axe, more Beatles In San Diego!

JUST SING THE HITS, AND THE CROWD IS HAPPY – When Bands (Barely)Reunite Nostalgia is a bread and butter business. ...

My Worst Celebrity Interviews Ever

Celeb interviews gone horribly wrong

I hear it all the time. "Wow, I wish I had your job - you get paid to have fun ...

Johnny, Jesus, and the steaming pile of doo doo

Bastard Sons, crappy gigs & Pastor Dave’s Christian Goths

Johnny Cash died four years ago last month (9-12-03). Singer/guitarist Mark Stuart of the Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash – ...

Locally-made John Lennon documentary film

Memories of Lennon, Rookie Card does the USSR, and an entry with Wild Man Fischer

Along with many vidiots my age, television was the teat that nurtured us all, and I was less weaned than ...

An Excrement Job - Tales of Tijuana Bathrooms

In the Gaslamp, even bathrooms are going condo...

TIJUANA BATHROOMS: EVERYBODY’S GOTTA GO SOMETIME Every weekend evening, thousands of people travel southbound across the San Ysidro-Puerta México Port ...

My Brunch With Yoko

Instead of a lawsuit, I was served brunch...

Yoko's personal secretary called me early on a Friday afternoon. "Miss Ono and her companion will be arriving in Dalton ...

Tales of the Palms Hotel: Late '70s/early '80s Gaslamp, plus Local Website Review: CityVibz

Urban Entertainment Guide, plus "Humanure Art Show" inspired by Cattle Decapitation

TALES OF THE PALMS HOTEL - More Lost Gaslamp Tales, circa late '70s/early '80s On arriving in SD in 1978, ...

ZZ Top: An Illustrated Rock Tale, plus Local Musical Kids TV Show, more

Merry musicians meet many muppets

THE ZZ TOP STORY: AN ILLUSTRATED ROCK TALE Billy Gibbons’s family weren’t typical Texans. Dad was a New Yorker who’d ...

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