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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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Friday’s Selection-Fantasy

“The Assassination of the Prince” Excerpt by Paige Doland They say blood is thicker than water. What they neglect to realize, is that blood is also more abundant. The blood pumped by a single human heart could fill an entire lake. Think of what all creatures combined would fill. No wonder blood is so rich…the […]

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The Chronic-cles

Photo by Drew Reilly “Marijuana Chronicles,” edited by Jonathan Santlofer, is an eclectic book of short stories, creative non-fiction, poetry plus a bonus graphic-novel piece that will give readers a light buzz and a hunger for more. The anthology is the next in Akashic’s Drug Chronicles series and certainly perpetuates the popular plant. The collection is […]

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Invisible-Six-String Samurai

The phrase “air guitar” evokes the image of pre-teens jamming out in their rooms to hard rock or heavy metal, banging their head without a care. Go up another level with “Competitive Air Guitar,” and heads are tilted in confusion at such a thought. Most who are aware of the competitive side of this hobby […]