Rock Around the Town Entries for April, 2008

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1 Night @Black’s Beach, Confessions of a Local Pornographer: Battle of the Peeps

Rock/Strip Club Merge, Deadheads: Jerry’s Kaleidoscope Kids, and the inside story of a local porn/peep show empire

Plus Rock/Strip Club Merge, Jerry’s Kaleidoscope Kids, and the inside story of a local porn/peep show empire CONTENTS: 1 – ...

Concert Security Wars: Battle of the Bouncers

INsecurity – local firms fight (and sue) for their right to bounce you!

Local Firms Fight for Rights to Bounce You Your average concertgoer rarely pays much attention to event security. Most of ...

Pacific Comics: The Inside Story, plus RIP Rocketeer Creator, Comics & Censorship

Local Publisher Made History, plus RIP Dave Stevens & Don't Fear the Funnies

Local Indie Comic Company Made History Contents: 1 – Pacific Comics: The inside story of a legendary local comic book ...

History of Personal Music Players, Soundmen Sound Off, Concerts Make You Deaf, & Musical Car Horns

Turn On/Tunes In/Drop Out, Soundboard Blues, Deafening Music, and Honkies Who Love Car Horns

Turn On, Tunes In, and Drop Out Contents: 1 - Turn On, Tunes In, Drop Out: A History of Personal ...

Eddie Vedder Owns the Casbah? Plus, My Worst Celeb Encounters and interviews with Wild Man Fischer, Edgar Winter, and more

Vedder Rumor, How Not To Intvw a Celeb, Corky Laing, Badfinger, Wild Man Fischer, & the Day Bob Dylan Called My Phone

Vedder Rumor, How Not To Intvw a Celeb, Life Goes On For Corky, Badfinger, Zappa Discovery, & more Contents: 1 ...

Ratt Doesn't Want You to Read This Blog, Blues Battle, Buffy Does Ken, & more

Ratt Tales, plus Battle of the local Blues Lovers, Rage Against the Rancho, & more

Ratt Tales, Battle of the local Blues Lovers, & more Contents: 1 – Ratt Doesn’t Want You To Read This ...

Rock ‘N’ Roll Comics: The Inside Story, and the Komplete KISStory Kronicles

Essays on working for Kiss, and the Rock ‘N’ Roll Comics Inside Story, with rare unpublished art

Working for Kiss, local RnR Comics with lost/unpublished art, Dave Stevens tribute, & more Contents: 1 – Rock ‘N’ Roll ...

Yoko Comix, My Brunch with Yoko, Beatles in San Diego, Maharishi Comix, & Local Beatle Fans

When Johnny Met Yoko, Brunch with a Beatle Bride, the Beatles in San Diego, & local Beatleholics

When Johnny Met Yoko, Brunch w/a Beatle Bride, Beatle Comix, & more Contents: 1 – Yoko Comix: When Johnny Met ...

I Sold My Albums to Off The Record: Plus, Rockin’ Tattoos & TJ Bathrooms

Adventures in Vinyl, Locals Rock Their Tats, Everybody’s Gotta Go Sometime

Vinyl Adventure, Tattoo Rock, Everybody’s Gotta Go Sometime Contents: 1 – The Day I Sold My Albums to Off the ...

More Local Music History 1960 – 1995: Plus, a History of Local Public Access Music TV

Tell-Tale Hearts, Puddletown Tom, Rosie & t/Originals, the Monroes, Brain Police, That ‘80s Club, & DIY TV

Tell-Tale Hearts, Puddletown Tom, Rosie & more Contents: 1 – The Tell-Tale Hearts: Gone For Good, Or ??? 2 – ...

50 Historic San Diego Concerts 1917 - 2005

The Day Nirvana played OTR (10-24-91), The Day Hendrix Played the Arena (5-24-69) & 50 More Historic Local Concerts 1917-2005

Contents: 1 - The Day Nirvana Played Off The Record (10-24-91): The Inside Story 2 - The Day Jimi Hendrix ...

Happy Hare Meets Ritchie Valens, Light of Doom Wants You, more Locals in the News

Locals in the News: Hare, Doom, Stereotypes, Love Campaign, Taco Shop Poets, Mendoza, Tiernan, more

Hare, Doom, Stereotypes, Love Campaign, Taco Shop Poets, Mendoza, Tiernan, more Contents: 1 – Happy Hare Meets Ritchie Valens 2 ...

25 Local Musicians Reveal “My Favorite Twilight Zone,” plus Local-Produced Zone Comic Books

Locals’ Favorite Zones & “Lost” Zone Spin-Off Comic Series

Fave Zones & Lost Zone Comic Art 1 – Twenty-Five Local Musicians Answer “What’s Your Favorite Twilight Zone?” 2 - ...

This Guy Mooches Meals Backstage, That Guy Removes the Brown M&Ms

Backstage Raider Mooches Meals, Backstage Diplomat Fulfils Star Contracts

Backstage Raider Mooches, & Backstage Diplomat Delivers Contents: 1 – Backstage Raider: He Mooches Meals From Rock Stars 2 – ...

Secrets of Overheard in San Diego & Famous Former Neighbors, Mojo & Zappa Comix, [Paint]Brushes With Fame

Cartoonist Confessions, Mojo Nixon & Frank Zappa Comix, Ken Meyer, Jr. Paints Rock Stars

Cartoonist Confessions, Mojo Comix, He Paints Rock Stars Contents: 1 – MORE Secrets Behind Overheard In San Diego and Famous ...