Earliest Occupy Wall Street, circa 2000

This band really needs to record new material.Rage Against The Machine - Sleep Now in the Firewww.youtube.com/embed/w211KOQ5BMI?Via wikipedia:The shoot for the music video on January 26, 2000, caused the doors of the New York Stock Exchange to be closed. In fact, the Stock Exchange locked its doors mid-day in response to fears of crowds gathering to watch the filming.┬áThis was not recorded as a closure as trading on the exchange floor continued uninterrupted. … [Read more...]

Underground songs for those attempting to be underground

This post is not a personal entry, nor a call for help. Just sit back. Click. It is what it is.Primitive Hands - I'll Die Alone (2009)Mission of Burma - That's When I Reach for my Revolver (1981)www.youtube.com/embed/I8piMHsOya4?Dead Milkmen - I Hate Myself (1989)www.youtube.com/embed/DK51b0Rr3_g?Daniel Johnston - Casper the Friendly Ghost (1983)www.youtube.com/embed/x1CdrKenfXo?Bantam Rooster - This Close To Suicide (Again) [2000]My favorite type of … [Read more...]

Our Girl Zoe VS Our Boy Roy

All military personnel miss major milestones in their families lives - especially gay and lesbian couples. I've missed a few, and my infant daughter screamed at me as if I was a monster when I held her at the airport terminal last November. Six months had passed. For all she knew, I was the goofy guy from the computer screen (at best!)Zoe walks among usI'm so happy that I got to see her take her first steps. She pulled herself up and walked for the first time last night. It's really cute, … [Read more...]