Five Underrated Songs of the 80s

The other night I took my wife to see Duran Duran for her birthday.  She was a huge Duranie (Durany?  Durani?) back in the day and never got a chance to see them live.  Wednesday night they played a small venue here in Houston and we took in the show. Let me just say that … Continue reading Five Underrated Songs of the 80s

Big Lots Cinema – Pauly Shore is Dead

I've previously written a series of reviews of Hard Case Crime books I found in a pile at the nearby Big Lots store.  I dig Big Lots because you can usually find interesting things at a clearance price.  Really clearance.  Down to the bare concrete pricing (that's for all my Louisiana peeps...WHO DAT!). They've recently … Continue reading Big Lots Cinema – Pauly Shore is Dead

Friday LinkFrogging – 1/29/10

Welcome back to our weekly stroll through the back alleys of the internet as hosted by the gang here at GonzoGeek.  As always, we seek to entertain and enlighten (enlightertain?  enterlighten?). As is the tradition around here, before we begin our journey we must introduce this week's tour guide (also known in these parts as … Continue reading Friday LinkFrogging – 1/29/10

It’s a Work – Anvil: The Story of Pro Wrestling

This past Tuesday night, I went to Charlotte’s newest live-music venue- the Fillmore. Anvil was performing and this past year’s documentary, ‘Anvil: The Story of Anvil’, depicting their history and struggles to achieve rock stardom had won me over; not with their music, but because these men have marched thanklessly to their own thrash metal … Continue reading It’s a Work – Anvil: The Story of Pro Wrestling

Galactic Cowboys Reunion Interview, Part 2: Ben and Monty – The Past

Galactic Cowboys (Alan Doss, drums; Ben Huggins, vocals; Monty Colvin, bass, Wally Farkas, guitar) will be playing their first live dates in 10 years less than one month from now. Three dates in Texas in three nights: Aug. 13-15; Dallas, Austin, and Houston. The band agreed to talk with GonzoGeek in advance of these dates to let … Continue reading Galactic Cowboys Reunion Interview, Part 2: Ben and Monty – The Past

Return to the Land Before Blogs

I've been pondering this post for a while and given this week's preponderence of music related posts, this seemed like a good time. So, jump in the GonzoGeek Wayback Machine and journey back with me to 1985 won't you?   1985 - New Coke, Reagan, Live Aid, NES, Calvin & Hobbes, Windows 1.0, Back to … Continue reading Return to the Land Before Blogs