The Life and Times of Philly Hardcore Pioneer Lee Ving

On the 1981 Halloween episode of Saturday Night Live, an extraordinary musical and sociological event happened: The punk band FEAR performed, and it was shocking […]


It’s Not Patty, It’s Paddy — St. Patrick if You’re Nasty

In the name of all that is good and holy in this world, please do not order an Irish Car Bomb this weekend. For the […]


Jimmy Fallon Isn’t Funny

Back in the ’90s, I lived in an apartment off Sunset Boulevard, where I had quite the assortment of neighbors, including Ellen “Grandma Walton” Corby, […]