I’m going old school with the flow, biting a rhyme from Uncle L, when I say, “Don’t call it a comeback.” It being the rebirth, the remixing and reloading of The Alternative,
and I could also add that like LL, “I’ve been here for years.” I’ve
been underground, hiding out in darkened theaters, multiplexing my way
above the fray.
Title Fight was started by Ben and Ned Russin back when
they were 12 or 13, and the brothers began collaborating and even
touring with Shane Moran and Jamie Rhoden soon thereafter. Despite its early start, the group's discography
consisted of seven-inches, EPs and other odds and ends until May 2011
when well-connected Punk label SideOneDummy Records released Title
Fight’s debut record, Shed.
An all-female Punk group in Russia has been jailed for protesting recently reelected president Vladimir Putin. According to The Guardian,
members of Pussy Riot were arrested after performing a guerilla gig on
the eve of election day at Moscow’s Christ the Saviour cathedral,
debuting the song, “Holy Shit”
The wet willy of the Internet, Rickrolling, has reached the end of, well, something. Seems the original YouTube video used to prank people with a Rick Astley video clip has been yanked due to copyright violation. Sadly, there are now only about 75 billion other Rickroll videos available on YouTube and elsewhere online.
My recent attendance at a casual junior high school reunion might indicate to some that I'm a true Westsider. I would say it has more to do with me being a Facebooker. If you haven't checked your tweets on Twitter, friended your friends, updated your status, combed over your RSS feeds or checked out your YouTube channel, social networking is taking over the Internet. Everyone is doing it: Even my 65-year-old mother, who still refuses to get an ATM card.