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Weekly Listen Local Hotsheet, Local Record Reviews, Locals in the News, more

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 Press illo to play the Overheard theme song! Or click here to CATHRYN BEEKS' WEEKLY LISTEN LOCAL HOTSHEET 5/5 - Start your Cinco De Mayo celebration with Happy Hour and Winstons. Contact [email protected] to get your $5 raffle ticket to get in ...

Pussycat Theaters - a comprehensive history of a California dynasty

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When ‘Cathouses Ruled California, Deep Throat and the Mafia, rare photo gallery, and more.

Intro: After this article was posted in 2009, we received so many emails and photos that we decided to rebuild the Pussycat history, with all the new material added and spread out over multiple pages, for easier loading and browsing. ...

Stringers Are NOT Reader Reporters, plus Taylor Swift's Taylor Guitar, Local Blogger Silenced By Killers, Wavves Calls SD "Wretched," SDMA Fishwrap, Zappa, Weiland, Axl, Blackheart, Ms. Beatle, Halford, Mower, more

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  NOTE: Tho this is a Reader staff blog, below is strictly my personal opinion, on a matter that has become increasingly relevant. The Reader site encourages members of the general public to submit "News from Stringers," in return for ...

Pink Floyd in San Diego, Land of the Lost TV Show, Everybody Violet Returns, Bootleg Guitars, New Music Search Engine, Rhythm Turner, more

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San Diego Music Encyclopedia & Database Online Now  Press illo to play the Overheard song!   NEW COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL MUSIC DATABASE IS LAUNCHED IT'S DONE!!!! And growing every hour.... If you wanna see a list of over 1,5000 San Diego bands, with ...

25 Rare Local Videos, What/Where I Drink, New Rattpack, Another Hard Rock Hotel Lawsuit, ShindyTV, Cool Local Vids, more

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San Diego Music Encyclopedia & Database Online Now  Press illo to play the Overheard song!   NEW COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL MUSIC DATABASE IS LAUNCHED IT'S DONE!!!! And growing every hour.... If you wanna see a list of over 1,5000 San Diego bands, with ...

New Grindhouse Movie Review Column, Last of the All Nighters, White Gold Seduces Tweens, more

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San Diego Music Encyclopedia & Database Online Now  Press illo to play the Overheard song!   NEW COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL MUSIC DATABASE IS LAUNCHED IT'S DONE!!!! And growing every hour.... If you wanna see a list of over 1,5000 San Diego bands, with ...

Tim Curry Rocks, Tower Bar Rebuilt, Love-In Musical, Local Recording Studios, more

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San Diego Music Encyclopedia & Database Online Now  Press illo to play the Overheard song! Cathryn Beeks: Vocals www.myspace.com/cathrynbeeksordeal Sven-Erik Seaholm: Vocals, Guitars, Bass www.svensongs.com Bill Ray: Drums www.billraydrums.com   NEW COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL MUSIC DATABASE IS LAUNCHED IT'S DONE!!!! And growing every ...

150 Free Unused Band Names, Massive Local Music Database, Tower Bar Rebuilt, more

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Free for all who wish to use, here’s a list of band names I’ve been dreaming up, all so far unused (as far as I know). I designed many for maximum internet search possibilities and cult tie-in potential – if ...

The half-million-dollar shot

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Punked! http://www.collegehumor.com/video/3922232/prank-war-7-the-half-million-dollar-shot Prank War 7

When Tom Jones Met Elvis, Sexy Lyrics, Watchmen Review, Local Band Ch-Ch-Changes, more

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The READER wants info about RECORD RELEASES AND UPCOMING RECORD RELEASE EVENTS! And we want to INTERVIEW the performers - rather than just print the when/where/how-much-will-it-cost-me, our new column includes quotes from the band at hand, why Reader readers should ...

Randy California & Spirit in San Diego 1968 to 1996, plus Worst Concerts, History of San Diego Music 1-7, more

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Plus the Monroes, Rosie & the Originals, more  Press illo to play the Overheard song! Cathryn Beeks: Vocals www.myspace.com/cathrynbeeksordeal Sven-Erik Seaholm: Vocals, Guitars, Bass www.svensongs.com Bill Ray: Drums www.billraydrums.com   NEW COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL MUSIC DATABASE IS LAUNCHED IT'S DONE!!!! And growing every ...

Hard Rock Hotel Lockout, Sex With Axl Rose, Soft Pack Says Hi From LA, Cattle Decapitation Veggie Burgers, more

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3 women I've known had Axl Sex...  Press illo to play the Overheard song! Cathryn Beeks: Vocals www.myspace.com/cathrynbeeksordeal Sven-Erik Seaholm: Vocals, Guitars, Bass www.svensongs.com Bill Ray: Drums www.billraydrums.com   NEW COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL MUSIC DATABASE IS LAUNCHED IT'S DONE!!!! And growing every hour.... ...

Che Cafe Underground Documents Local Music History, Misheard Lyrics, Local Radio History, Penetrators Reunion, Obscenity VS Parody, more

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Press to play the Overheard song! Cathryn Beeks: Vocals www.myspace.com/cathrynbeeksordeal Sven-Erik Seaholm: Vocals, Guitars, Bass www.svensongs.com Bill Ray: Drums www.billraydrums.com   NEW COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL MUSIC DATABASE IS LAUNCHED IT'S DONE!!!! And growing every hour.... If you wanna see a list of ...

Top 50 Historic San Diego Concerts Ever 1925 to 2009, more

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Great Shows

Singing songs and carrying signs..... Press to play the Overheard song! Cathryn Beeks: Vocals www.myspace.com/cathrynbeeksordeal Sven-Erik Seaholm: Vocals, Guitars, Bass www.svensongs.com Bill Ray: Drums www.billraydrums.com   NEW COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL MUSIC DATABASE IS LAUNCHED IT'S DONE!!!! And growing every hour.... If you ...

Confessions of a Concert Bootlegger, plus My Worst (and best) Interviews Ever

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Confessions of a Concert Bootlegger Press to play the Overheard song! Cathryn Beeks: Vocals www.myspace.com/cathrynbeeksordeal Sven-Erik Seaholm: Vocals, Guitars, Bass www.svensongs.com Bill Ray: Drums www.billraydrums.com   NEW COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL MUSIC DATABASE IS LAUNCHED IT'S DONE!!!! And growing every hour.... If you ...

Battle of the Peeps - An Insider History of San Diego Porn Shops (newly revised 10-23)

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Confessions of a pornographer Contents: 1 - Battle of the Peeps: Confessions of a Local Pornographer (revised/updated 10-23-08) 2 - Peep Shows: A Cartoon History 3 - Local Musicians and Porn - Get Out The Wah-Wah Pedal! CONFESSIONS OF A ...

The History of Comic Books In San Diego: The ‘90s

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I told Todd Loren in 1988 that I thought his newest brainstorm was the dumbest idea I’d ever heard Comic books about rock and roll bands? I'd seen it already. In the Seventies, Marvel Comics released two magazine-sized Marvel Super ...

The History Of Comic Books In San Diego: The '80s

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The Rocketeer and other famous '80s comics began right here in San Diego.... 1 – Pacific Comics: The inside story of a legendary local comic book company (including a history of indie comics and the Creator’s Rights revolution) 2 - ...

Drive-In Theaters in San Diego: Complete Illustrated History 1947 thru 2008 (45 new pics added 7-4-09!)

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Field of Screens Illustrated Expanded Director’s Cut - new material and graphics added 7-4-09 FIELD OF SCREENS – A COMPLETE HISTORY OF SAN DIEGO DRIVE-IN THEATERS, 1947 Through 2008 This summer marks the 75 anniversary of the opening of the ...

When Kids Go To Prison, plus 100 Rockin' Lawsuits

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When Kids Do Life, plus Lawsuits Rock and Backstage Busts 1 – 15 Years Old & 25 To Life: When akids Do Life 2 – Danielle Barcheers “How I Ended Up Where I Am Today” (courtesy www.myspace.com/juvielaw) 3 – Rockin’ ...

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