Fest 16

Bad Copy

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    It Was Never About the Music

    As if there wasn’t a choice, that supporting others is just inherently how you make music. Losing that hurts so much more.

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    The Highest Concepts and the Dumbest Jokes: A Review of “Pulse Demon (but it’s just my voice)”

    Dedicate yourself to the ridiculous, see it through to the end, and sometimes magic happens.

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    Figuring it Out in Sitcoms: Examining Whiteness in King of the Hill and Letterkenny

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    The Intimate Spectacle of Noise

    I’d pay good money to see a mnemonist at this point, to go back to a place I’ve never been and witness this weird and beautiful act of remembering.

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    Reframing the Existential Crisis of Candyland (or Why You Should Start Your Own Peloton Service)

    This experiment reveals the value of sharing work with people in the world. Even if it is something as dumb as a DIY Peloton servic

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    The Best Gesture of 2020: Composing with an Intimate Noise

    The overwhelming volume may have disappeared, but there’s still a collage of noises that fill the isolating gap. It just falls on us to make sure we hear them.

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    The Joy of No One Saying No

    The line, apparently, was cat buttholes.

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    The New Old Normal of The Dress Up Gang

    The show poses a simple question: why does western civilization still buy into this ridiculous concept of a family?

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    The Bouncing Souls – The Gold Record

    Stay golden, ponyboy

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    Some Thoughts on Oscillators and Shark Violence

    The dumpster fire that is this global pandemic, this technicolor late-stage capitalist wonderland, rages on as a certain melancholy sinks in. Whether I’m grieving or not seems unimportant.

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    Green Day – Dookie

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    The Hope of an Old Joke

    [It's the hope that comes from] the banal routine of landing the same dumb goof over and over again, sometimes for decades.

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    Skincare During a Pandemic

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    NOFX – Punk in Drublic

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    X-ray Spex – Germ Free Adolescent

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    An Unabashed Love Letter to the Andrew Weathers Ensemble

    A brilliantly human gesture filled with an insistence of beauty and power, one of many similar gestures within the group’s discography.

  17. At Odds
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    This Is Heaven, This Is Hell

    What can I say about Black Sabbath that hasn't already been said? A WHOLE LOT So, here we go...

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    Establishing the Garfield Canon

    The enormity and power of the cultural institution that is the Garfield canon cannot be understated.

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    Fuck Cops, Build Contact Mics

    Every single object in the entire world makes sound if you whack it hard enough.

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    Metaphorical Tools and How to Use Them, pt. 2: The Best of Jokes from 2019

    Since this show came out last year it no longer matters and is dead to me and the rest of the world. I spit on it’s grave and will never speak of it again. Except for all of the times that I do.

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    Metaphorical Tools and How to Use Them, pt. 1: The Best of Noise from 2019

    It was the easiest way for me to start this post while simultaneously flexing the fact that I have read a book.

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    Shitposting in the Time of Corona

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    Sad But True

    Metallica has hurt me...

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    An Introduction to Awful Sounds and Shitty Jokes, or Why I Love The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance


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