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Calendar, Night&Day Here's Johnny!

Here's Johnny!

The narration in 1967’s rollicking exploitation film Mondo Teeno: Teenage Rebellion is delivered with the seriousness of an STD public service announcement: "Across the country, every Friday and Saturday night, they gather in the temples to perform ceremonial dances to…
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Music, Bouncer Bouncer: How to Sneak into a Wine Bar

Bouncer: How to Sneak into a Wine Bar

Technically, it is not fair for me to write about a wine bar: I hate wine, don't drink it, don't know jack-dilly about it. It's also unfair for me to write about a wine bar in the Financial District: I…
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Music, Reviewed The Husbands

The Husbands

Risen from the ashes of locals No Knife, the Vanishing, and the Lies, S.F.-based trio the Husbands bash it out in the manner of such simpatico outfits as the Gories, the Mooney Suzuki, and the Gore-Gore Girls. Which means you…
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Music, Reviewed Mickey Baker

Mickey Baker

Mickey Baker was a major contributor to the transmutation of R&B to rock, along with his better-known contemporaries Bo Diddley and Chuck Berry. The reason Baker's name isn't more visible in rock's pantheon is because he spent most of his…
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Flat Duo Jets Whether he's outdiddling Bo Diddley on "Pretty Thing" or manhandling a dainty little chestnut like the Duprees' "You Belong to Me" ("See the pyramids along the Nile ..."), the Flat Duo Jets' Dexter Romweber knows how to…
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