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The West Coast According to Great Apes

If there is one thing you need to know about San Franciscans, it’s that we can’t stop talking about our beloved city – Great Apes is no exception. Their latest EP, which Asian Man Records has scheduled to release this November, is titled “Playland at the Beach.” The album title references the now-closed ocean-side amusement […]

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Everything’s Better with Quaaludes

By Steven Yuen Evoking nostalgic feelings of early punk, Quaaludes is safely the most memorable band of 2014. The fierce foursome have been gaining a very dedicated and sizeable fan base, playing everything from actual caves to record stores and have just returned home from their first tour. I managed to catch them on their […]

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The Assassins of Rock

By Steven Yuen At times, it’s very easy to get swept away in the tide and boxed in when it comes to anything that falls under the umbrella of metal. Granted, it’s a big box that happens to possess such a diverse fandom, including your greying uncle to your little brother’s weird, smelly friend. However, […]

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Wednesday’s Selection-Poetry

“All That Matters” By Michelle Borbon   I was an optimistic freshman. I was optimistic. So I walked through the maze of halls, with an oversized backpack full of dreams and blank notebooks. Curiosity ran through the neurons in my empty head and ambition swam in my veins. And as the months kept passing I […]

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Banned, Bold & Beautiful

Banned, Bold & Beautiful Banned Books Week is a national celebration of the freedom to read. You may have seen it on Facebook, Twitter or–if you still know where it’s located–your local library. In support of Banned Books Week, Criminal Class Press joined up with the literary community this month by hosting a high school-only […]

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Monday’s Selection

“Joey” by Deborah Pintonelli I called them Joey I and Joey II, but Tony just called them both Joey. It was as if there was a continuum, no pause between the death of one and the appearance of the other. Tony’s bird of choice was an African Green male. Typically, pet-store birds will already know […]

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