"I was at that show, it was awesome, and the light show was amazing as I recall. I couldn't believe how tight the Attractions were. Too bad Elvis screwed them over when he went solo. I never enjoyed his solo stuff as much. The local authorities…"
"Whatever one thinks of selling out/not selling out, here I think the product and celebrity go together: Blixa Bargeld doing crypto-dada poetry by reading out of a 'Hornbach' catalog. His name, Blixa Bargeld, is a mixture of…"
"The thing that strikes me about this is that Lydon's just doing the same schtick he's been doing for ages. I'm sure it was initially 99% Malcom, but the Pistols always had this strategy of beating everyone to the punch by calling…"
"Ed, I think the very blandness of these products is the exact reason Iggy and John were selected as spokesmen. If you're trying to sell something that's essentially boring, you have to come up with unique, attention grabbing ways to market…"
"Oh, I forgot, here's my thesis: Johnny is selling himself as caricature and Iggy is selling himself as the real deal. Just imagine Iggy prancing around in the butter commercial's ironic vignettes or imagine Johnny trying to pull off the…"
"Funny that the music in the Country Life bit is so cheesy. They obviously said, "let's get Johnny Rotten" and they obviously said "there will be music that kinda, sorta rocks" but when it came down to it, the music was more…"
News has it that Lux Interior from The Cramps has passed away. Without The Cramps, there may not have been the whole punk and goth rockabilly scene (how un-Hegelian of me). There would be no tattooed Betty Page lookalikes to gawk at when you go to punk shows.
A) that I don't know how to spend my hard earned cash
B) that I'm no longer nostalgic
C) Linear B e-qe-ta, Mycenaean Greek hekwétâs, "companion, follower, fellow"—on my chest, at least
D) some of the above
E) all of the above
Ian--I've found that they do fit if I slip in inserts (usually having the trim the inserts with scissors)... Otherwise they're too loos on my feet.
Comment by Ian Brewer 25 minutes ago
I've always wanted a pair [of Doc Martens], but was never able to find any that fit. I guess I'm forever stuck with my paratrooper boots.