Ribbon Around A Bomb

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San Francisco: “Mainstream Mania!” on Ribbon Around a Bomb Radio (with ticket giveaways!) this Saturday

Are you sick of tuning in to Radio Valencia on Saturday nights, expecting to enjoy “women who rock,” only to have your senses assaulted by bands you’ve never heard of … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · 8 Comments

Arts Bombast: Sheila Rock

Happy International Women’s Day! Even though nearly every day is IWD at Ribbon Around a Bomb, it seems especially appropriate to feature a female artist today. Sheila Rock is a … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · 8 Comments

Arts Bombast: Marc H. Miller

In this amazing series of photographs, artist and “punk curator” Marc H. Miller captures his friend and co-curator Bettie Ringma hanging out with legendary bands from the CBGB scene. Talking … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

In the Mood For… Cool People Hanging Out with Cool People

You know, like when I hang out with my friend Krissie. It’s pretty much like this: [Patti Smith + Lizzy Mercier Descloux] [Tina Weymouth + Grandmaster Flash] [Nick Cave + … Continue reading

September 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

In the Mood For… Good Hair

I want my hair to do things that it cannot do. Such as, be messy AND sexy at the same time.

September 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Lit Bombast: The Best of Punk Magazine

Exciting news! (Not for real punks as much as punk-history-nerds like myself, but whatever.) The legendary Punk Magazine is coming out with a “Best Of” book at the end of … Continue reading

July 25, 2012 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: 13 Questions for Bobby Grossman

Bobby Grossman, people.  He’s that guy- the one who truly lived and captured the spirit of the 1970s New York punk scene.  Grossman both documented and shaped the early punk … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

Film Bombast: BLANK CITY

“Incinerate everything before 1976.” -Thurston Moore Moore utters these four simple words in Celine Danhier’s BLANK CITY; they pretty much sum up the No Wave philosophy for making music, art, … Continue reading

February 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

Style Ish: Anya Philips

So, to make up for my I-couldn’t-help-myself Vivienne Westwood post last week, I have the total opposite punk fashion icon and designer. Anya Philips, you guys. This New York No … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

In the Mood For… Classic Stripes

Rocking a classic breton shirt today.  Is there any item of clothing cooler than a black and white striped shirt?  Answer:  No.  Evidence: Don’t ask me why I felt the … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

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