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Editor-In-Chief Todd Morehead

October 1, 2010 VOLUME 6 Issue 9

So, you want to ruin a community?

ARTS EDITOR Judit Trunkos

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News.Politics.Commentary. regional briefs bible belt against charity car washes Editorial voting machines are threatening our democracy arts West African woodcarvings at hofp Cover Story four essential elements to the ruination of a city Music ANTiSEEN at Hard Knox Vocal booth hip hop review S.M. Baleem, Garrett Kellerhals

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By Todd Morehead BISHOPVILLE Water gets hotter for former Lee County sheriff A former Lee County sheriff has been indicted on 47 new charges, as the drug conspiracy case against him takes on new layers that now include allegations of money laundering and racketeering. Prosecutors say former sheriff, E.J. Melvin’s, collusion with drug dealers dates back to 2001, his first year in office as sheriff. Melvin allegedly described himself to an associate as “untouchable,” they said, and often used his status as sheriff to solicit bribes from dealers in return for his protection. Prosecutors also allege that Melvin actually trafficked drugs himself. A witness in the case said he saw Melvin deal cocaine from his sheriff’s office vehicle in 2006. Melvin resigned in May after he was charged with conspiracy to deal drugs in Lee County. After pleading not guilty, he has been out on bond and is set to be arraigned on Oct. 6. LANCASTER Human remains discovered after dog dug them up, brought them home Lancaster County authorities have not yet indentified human remains that were unearthed by a dog last week. According to one media report, the dog sniffed out a pile of human bones, dug a few up and carried them back to a house near Kershaw. The homeowners called police when they found the bones. Officials returned to the residence after their first response but found no more bones there. They were also not able to find a complete skeleton or the origin of the dog’s find. They said they hope DNA analysis can help to indentify the remains. “They were in pretty rough shape,” Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile said in the report.

MONCKS CORNER Police officer fired for having squad car cleaned at bikini car wash A Monks Corner police officer joined the ranks of the unemployed after photos of bikini-clad women washing his squad car for charity surfaced on Facebook. One of the bikini-clad women, who is a Berkeley County sheriff’s deputy, will not be disciplined because she was off duty and didn’t display any identifiers related to the sheriff’s department. So far, Moncks Corner Police would not indentify the officer, who allowed his squad car to be washed at the “Tits n Tats” car wash at Rockstar Tattoo. “I think he took his personal car there first and then he went in his police car,” Police Chief Chad Caldwell told the Charleston Post and Courier. “I don’t think

he believes the disciplinary action was excessive. “The girls were washing cars. There was nothing illegal,” Badgett told the Post and Courier. “I don’t understand why people are making such a big deal out of it. If Girl Scouts were out there washing cars, would there be a problem?”


MYRTLE BEACH Public masturbator holds city in his

Myrtle Beach police are continuing to search for a man who masturbated at a woman’s window and then fled the scene. According to the Myrtle Beach SunNews, a recent victim told police she was watching television in her home, heard a noise outside her window and thought she had discovered “someone holding a mag

woman said she had discovered a similar substance on her window in the spring but didn’t report it. So far, police have no suspects. ROCK HILL Robber foiled trying to rob sports bar during lunch rush A Rock Hill man is behind bars after his failed attempt to rob a sports bar during the lunch rush hour. According to one report, a York County Sheriff’s employee was eating lunch in the restaurant at the time. Nukhem-Ra Roberts, 23, was charged with strong arm robbery after his failed attempt to rob Luke’s Sport’s Bar. According to a police report, Roberts handed a note to the bar manager demanding money. The bar did not comply and he was detained shortly thereafter. Employees at the sports bar said Roberts had left the restaurant without paying for his meal in the past and had frequented the bar for days leading up to his attempted heist.

Newspaper reports on crab leg incident at restaurant A Rock Hill newspaper, possibly due to a slow news day, recently reported that a couple left a Fort Mill area restaurant after a disagreement with management over a crab leg dinner. For reasons known only to the Rock Hill Herald and its editorial department, the reporter detailed an incident in which a couple ordered crab legs at Capt. Steve’s Family Seafood restaurant and left without paying. The report later revealed that restaurant management confronted the couple for violating its “no sharing” policy. Photo courtesy of Facebook used without permission “Tuesday night is all you can eat crab legs,” the news report clarified. Deputies were reportedly unable to he was trying to be malicious. I think he used light with a light colored ring around it” before realizing she was actually staring at locate the couple after they walked out a completely poor judgment.” Though the officer was off duty, the a man’s penis. According to the report, the their $38.10 bill, according the story. department has strict policies in place woman screamed and the man ran away. A responding officer said he discovered concerning the use of take-home cruisers. October 1, 2010 3 Rockstar Tattoo owner, Josh Badgett, said a substance on the window screen. The

Frank Heindel is a computer-savvy, Over the next two months Heindel tough-minded Charleston commodities barraged the Charleston County and state trader. When he is not buying and selling election commissions with dozens of emails corn and wheat, he makes himself a holy and shelled out more than $300 for staff and terror to the folks at the South Carolina and copying services, trying to obtain public Charleston County election commissions.      records which should be easily accessible. Within days of the June 8 party For two months Bowers offered excuses for primaries, he started firing off Freedom of her failure to deliver. Most alarmingly, she Information requests to these two obscure claimed she could not comply with Heindel’s bureaucracies, trying to find out more about FOI request without surrendering proprietary the way our state’s 12,000 electronic voting information, which belongs to the machines’ machines work. In so doing he inspired an manufacturer, Election Systems & Software.  almost-Kafkaesque theater as bureaucrats “The Security Plan is not available ducked and dodged and dragged their feet to for public review,” Bowers wrote in an avoid owning up to the mess they had just email. “I am sure that you can understand supervised. This FOI attack may have already that protecting the integrity of the election claimed its first victim: Charleston County process means not allowing outsiders access Election Commission executive director  to certain items. We conduct very transparent Marilyn Bowers suddenly announced her elections but as in any other business retirement on Sept. 16. (banking, etc) there are some things you The June 8 primaries left many of us don’t want everyone to be able to access....” angry and skeptical that Alvin Greene, an Heindel was incredulous. “It just unemployed man with no campaign staff, floors me that ES&S is the only one who no headquarters, not even a computer or understands what is going on here,” Heindel a website, could defeat the well- healed, told me in an interview. “The average person well-organized campaign of Democratic should understand every step of this process. Party veteran Vic Rawl for the U.S. Senate It should be totally transparent.” nomination. While Heindel did not vote in The FOI dispute went to the Governor’s the Democratic primary, he was among the Office, where an attorney ruled that  Bowers skeptical. had to honor Heindel’s FOI request. Still, the “When the Alvin Greene results came disk with the critical data did not arrive until in....I thought that it is indeed possible for mid-August. And when it did, it showed that the results to say absolutely anything and no Charleston County’s iVotronic machines had one could disprove it,” Heindel told me in an suffered thousands of “events,” including email. “We could all just stomp our feet and power failures and calibration errors. And say, ‘Why, that is just not possible,’ but our no one could explain what had happened or voting system is so woefully inadequate we why. could be told any result and would have no On Tuesday, Sept. 14, Heindel sent an other recourse than to just accept it.... email to the board of the county election “Then after the election, the State commission, outlining his complaints with Election Commission and Marilyn Bowers the iVotronic machines and their oversight. are on the news saying how wonderful the Wednesday afternoon the board met with machines performed. They were reliable and executive director Bowers. The next morning the security was in place so no one had Bowers sent an email addressed, “To my anything to worry about. (State commission MANY array of friends in the ‘Election executive director) Marci Andino told Fits World,’” in which she announced that she News that not one machine malfunctioned in would retire after the November election. In S.C. And that is when my BS meter started to an attached letter to the board and staff, she go off and I started the (FOI requests) to see gave personal reasons for retiring. Bowers what was really going on behind the curtain.” did not respond to a request for comment. Behind the curtain bureaucrats were There is no evidence that these “events” running from the light. (See Frank Heindel’s directly affected the vote count. But it correspondence with election officials in strongly suggests that election officials do Charleston and Columbia on my blog.) not understand how their machines work or At the heart of the drama was Heindel’s why they fail. Under those circumstances, request for a disc containing the list of anything could happen and they would not “events” which had affected the 391 voting know it. machines in Charleston County on June 8. Frank Heindel is now preparing a (In S.C., voting machines do not  experience website with an executive summary of his “failures” or “errors.” They have “events.”) findings. Watch my blog for details. Heindel made the request by email to Bowers on June 11. thegoodfight              4

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West African woodcarvings and statues will be on show at HOFP Gallery from October 1 through Oct. 2. The exhibited artifacts were used in actual healing and other rituals in Africa and are believed to have special powers. The opening reception will provide a guest speaker on West African culture, traditional African drum music by Borenya, and African cuisine. Darren Gilley spent 13 years in the Republic of Guinea in West Africa where he studied the region’s music and customs. As an anthropologist and a student of music, Gilley was especially interested in West African music. Living in a former French colony, Gilley began to play drums with the local drum players and slowly assimilated into their society.  “Living in Guinea I found that music was a very important social part of their life,” he says. “As I drummed my whole life, using this instrument was a great way for me

to submerge into the society.” Just as music is such an important part of Guinean culture, so are the wood artifacts, masks and statues. At the “Out of Africa” exhibition, the visitor will see numerous statues and artifacts that served an important part in West African culture and society. The Toma (mask) for instance, is one of the first large pieces that the visitors will discover. This Toma mask was obtained by a private collector in 1993 from Conakry, Republic of Guinea. Originally the mask was the healer’s mask in the Toma tribe. It is about 90 years old and was used by the village chief who was a great healer. The role of the mask was to assist with healing and was considered a mediator between the living world and the supernatural world of the dead. The largest piece at the exhibition is the Banda mask. This mask is a mixture of human and animal. The long horizontal headdress is composed of the face of a human being and the jaw of a crocodile, whose angular teeth are visible along the side of the mask. The top of the headdress features the horns of an antelope, the body of a serpent, and the tail of a chameleon. The human face is characterized by Baga scarification marks as well as a woman’s elaborately braided

coiffure. Originally the Banda mask was considered a very dangerous being, who protected humans in times of hardship or danger.   Another important part of the exhibition is the large Baga Bird. This statue is approximately 85 years old. Its size and detail make it extremely rare. Unlike the headdresses, the four pegs at the top of the head are inserted into individual receptacles and sealed, inferring that the receptacles were used to store medicines or potions that would ‘empower’ the statue. In the smaller versions, the pegs and the head are carved as a solid piece.  

“Living in Guinea I found that music was a very important social part of their life,” he says. “As I drummed my whole life, using this instrument was a great way for me to submerge into the society.” Gilley came back to the United States to share the uniqueness of Guinean culture and music. He also believes that music can help at-risk youth. For this cause, Gilley’s band, Borenya, is raising funds to travel the U.S., performing for young people at at-risk elementary schools. October 1,, 2010 5

These days it seems like just about all governments – from the smallest town councils to the largest – are trying to ruin the communities they govern. This can seem like a daunting task; for the amateur, cutting through fads and hype to find truly effective methods of ruining a community can be confusing, frustrating and downright difficult. Fortunately, there are some leaders in the field who have developed tried-andtrue techniques for ruining a community. I’m proud to say that my hometown is one of the nation’s leaders when it comes to destroying its own community. As a long-time observer of the goings-on of city council and the municipal government at large, I have decided to make it easier for you, the prospective community ruiner, to get the job done by distilling the tools and techniques of our beloved state capitol down to the bare essentials. I have identified four essential elements to the ruination of a city, and I have also developed a nifty little acronym to make it easier to keep track of everything. Just remember: COLA. 1. Combat the Arts. 2. Oppress the Youth. 3. Lie, and Lack a Plan. 6

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4. Assault Small Business.

Combat the Arts, or: F___ Hippies.

In order to win a battle, it is important to know the enemy. In our situation, the enemy is anything that makes a community grow and prosper. Fortunately for us, there has been a lot of groundbreaking development in the past few years when it comes to understanding what makes a community flourish. Professor Richard Florida has demonstrated in several studies, culminating in his book The Rise of the Creative Class, that “knowledge workers” who constitute “the creative class” comprise the foundation upon which all successful modern communities are built. Just what is a knowledge worker? Simple: any highly trained, skilled professional who performs creative, often technical work that can’t be automated. You know, folks such as architects, engineers, software designers and the like. Knowledge workers are awesome when it comes to building communities because they bring in a lot of wealth, they hype up the perceived status of a city and they bolster secondary business models like high-end fashion and retail shops, gourmet coffee shops, dentists and other fancy businesses that we average Joes could

never afford. Of course, since our goal is to ruin our community, we have to ferret out these pesky little buggers and send them packing, never to return again! Which brings us to our next question: what attracts knowledge workers to begin with? The answer: the arts. I know what you’re thinking! For years, the arts have been used as a way to drain public coffers and pretend you’re doing something for the community you govern, while actually doing nothing. If it weren’t for highly visible publicly funded atrocities like the Blue Sky fire hydrant, for instance, Columbia would be hundreds of thousands of dollars less in debt. Don’t worry, councilmen and women of America, your artsy-fartsy boondoggles are safe. What you have to be careful not to develop, if you really want to ruin your community, is a thriving, vibrant and authentic arts scene in your area. You see, individual artists and small, active art groups like musicians, performance artists, theaters, independent film scenes and such are like catnip to knowledge workers. (Anyone who’s seen a mechanical engineer roll around on his back and bat at the sky with his hands and feet during an improvised jazz concert knows what I’m talking about here.) In Columbia, the

municipal government is doing a fantastic job destroying the knowledge economy by going right to the root of the problem: the artists. Case study: Columbia Alternacirque. This is a real staple of Columbia’s performance art scene. Assembled every weekend at Art Bar is a collection of belly dancers, fire eaters, magicians, live musicians and other artists participating in a smorgasbord for the eyes, ears and heart. It is a precious little gem for Columbia. We’re talking top-notch, national-caliber entertainment that gathers a huge, peaceable crowd of arts lovers (many of whom, of course, are nasty little knowledge workers). Columbia is doing an impeccable job of pounding this shiny nail back into the ground by harassing patrons who wander six inches away from the “free zone” of Art Bar property with cocktails in hand. Oh, but it doesn’t stop with an undignified game of “the sidewalk is lava!” The atmosphere is also ruined by a veritable “Rat Patrol” of tow trucks that strobe bright lights a few feet away from the Alternacirque stage and a complete lack of support for the cast and crew of our humble little circus when it comes to things like parking and promotion. A community that wants to grow would

seek out fantastic groups like Alternacirque, but of course we, the community ruiners of America, can learn a fine lesson from the animosity which has been cultivated by the City of Columbia.

the local press! Even alt-weeklies like the Free Times have lionized him from the starting gate. And his cohort, Tameika Isaac Devine, has been given one free pass after another since she stumbled her way into an 8 point re-election after facing a

“Belinda Gergel has proven to be the

most onerous nanny to hit the scene since Fran Drescher ” O

ppress the Youth, or: Get Out of Here, You Kids! Happy, productive young people – especially bright young professionals – are a shining source of energy and spirit for a healthy community. But if you really want to ruin a community, you have to make sure these kids are given the boot, hard and often. Now, a healthy community might institute reasonable restrictions on minors – like curfews in entertainment districts – in the interest of public safety. But a truly ruinous municipality doesn’t stop there! You know what kids love? Video games! Columbia’s municipal government recognized this fact, acting upon it by citing local bar The Whig for “lacking a license” for a free cocktail table version of “Space Invaders.” Now, keep in mind that this version of “Space Invaders” – a classic 1980s video game that anyone can obtain for free on a notebook computer, mobile phone or graphic calculator – was completely free! The Whig did not charge a dime, nickel, penny or back rub for anyone to sit down and play. So when I tell you the City of Columbia cracked down on The Whig, no longer allowing it to offer this whimsical laser blastin’ action game for play at its bar, you understand what I mean when I say this was a stroke of genius. Community-ruining wannabes, take note!


ie, and Lack a Plan; or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Just Forget About All My Campaign Promises. It’s no secret that politicians stretch the truth during campaigns to gain the power needed to effectively ruin a community, but our mayor, Steve Benjamin, has made tremendous strides in the art, that would give even national-level players a run for their graft. Not only has he “failed” to implement any of several flat-out, crossmy-heart-hope-to-die promises (such as agreeing not to hold any vocational position other than the office of mayor, or balancing the budget), but he has done so without eliciting even so much as a murmur from

26-year-old sweaty, bearded nobody with a total budget of $2,000 to her $50,000 plus. (Hi, Grant!) Of course, you can lie and still find success. Just look at Bill Clinton, Richard Nixon and Baron Münchhausen! So you need to pair your lying with a complete lack of any sort of cohesive plan or vision. Columbia has been a champion at this for decades under the guiding hand of former Mayor Bob Coble. It looks like Benjamin and his new regime will take up the torch with gusto as they amble their way through one council meeting after another, quibbling over minutiae and bringing in a Ziegfeld Follies-esque parade of consultants, committees and experts – most highly paid and all completely without answers.

plummet and crash to the ground with an oily, choking cloud of smoke and flame. Case study: temporary vendors Columbia is cracking down on temporary vendors. We saw the foreshadowing when it red-taped a potential taco truck into submission by pretending there was some sort of “precedent” or “justification” for blocking a new business from moving into an area developed and zoned for exactly what the taco truck entrepreneur was aiming to do. Now the city is coming out swinging against produce farmers and other vendors like our love-him/hate-him artist Ernest Lee. Whereas most healthy communities would fight to allow temporary vendors to grow and flourish in a manner that benefits the city, in this example, we see that Columbia has managed to Combat a staple of our arts community; Lie to a taco vendor; Lack any sort of plan to make room for these worthy, contributing small businessmen and women; and, of course, Assault small local businesses with ruthless precision. Case study: 2 a.m. closings Belinda Gergel has proven to be the most onerous nanny to hit the scene since Fran Drescher, and her for-yourown-good, tough-love, mother-knows-best crusade has most recently taken the form of a maternalistic campaign to shut down

entertainment districts in Columbia at 2 a.m. Sure, it would be reasonable to pass a curfew restricting minors from being in entertainment districts after a certain time, but Belinda thinks grown-ass men and women like you and me have no business carousing and reveling after 2 a.m. This will be a master stroke, as it will Combat the Arts, since a lot of local musicians play well into the night; Oppress the Youth who want a decent nightlife in Columbia; Lack a plan for how bars and night clubs who rely on this after-2 a.m. income will be able to compensate; and Assault small businesses by placing even more restrictions on the already over-taxed and over-regulated restaurants and bars of our fair city. See? Once you get the system down, it’s fool proof! Now, all you outlying municipal councils and governments, get out there and ruin some communities! If you do your job right, you might even be able to get the same reaction out of your local artists as we got out of good ol’ Earnest Lee, who was quoted in The State Newspaper as saying: “I’ll go to another city or state if I have to. That’s the end of that.” Don’t let the door hit you on the way out, Chicken Man!


ssault Small Business, or: Stop Mom and Pop. Finally, it is important to destroy small local business at every turn. This can be as simple as having the highest tax rate in the entire state for local businesses, or you can go the advanced route and favor out-of-town big developers when doling out public contracts and hiring consultants and experts. It’s also a good idea to make small business operation impossible by perpetrating extremely expensive and poorly conceived streetscaping regimens like those previously on Main Street and in Five Points and, to this day, on North Main. You also have to think long-term by concocting harebrained schemes like the “Renaissance TIF District,” which will cost our city millions of dollars over the next few decades and will provide “benefits” ranging from opening a pizza parlor to publicly funding developments for a private school (which is illegal), while simultaneously driving out lowermiddle class folks living in that area. Once you become comfortable with the individual measures outlined above, you can begin dabbling in combination maneuvers. These one-two punches will ensure that your community will stall out,

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Southern legends ANTiSEEN will brutalize all who partake at Hard Knox in West Columbia this Friday. Twentyfive years in, the South’s flag bearers of rock n’ roll chaos are still as hard and disturbing as ever. You don’t get many bands like this anymore. Definitely none to the chaotic pitch of ANTiSEEN. Youngsters hungry for authentic mayhem, take heed: that’s real barbed wire and real blood streaming


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from singer Jeff Clayton’s head. These guys, after all, used to play with GG Allin. This is not a show for the politically correct. But, if you want some solid hardass Southern punk rock and, potentially, some very real danger, put on your big boy britches and come on out. -Norbet Sykes

Peace and blessings. Hope you have been well out there. Both USC (R.I.P. McKinley) and Clemson are off to great starts, the temperature is dropping, and the South Carolina State Fair is right around the corner. Let’s get it!! NOSTALGIA Since autumn has officially begun and we have steered clear from any Hurricanes (literally); I developed a list of 15 artists (and albums) that have come into the game with the power of a category four storm. Some have had everlasting impacts, some where just for a season. This list should inform you as to what comes out your mouth and how you spend your time can never be taken for granted... 1) RUN-DMC Raising Hell (1986): Although this was their third album, this was the album that separated Run-DMC (& Jam Master Jay) from every other Hip Hop act on the planet. The number of accolades garnered from this album will forever remain in the record books. Respect the architects. 2) L.L. Cool J Mama Said Knock You Out (1990): After three previously successful albums (with a few slip ups), many thought that the self proclaimed ‘G.O.A.T.’ was down for the count. This album proved otherwise. With monster smashes like ‘Boomin’ System’, ‘Jingling Baby’, and the killer ‘Around The Way Girl’; Mama Said Knock You Out bought LL the title to over 20 years in the music business. 3) N.W.A. Straight Outta Compton (1988): The DNA to ‘Street Reality on Wax’ begins with this album. Although there were some earlier who touched on the topic of the other side of poverty; no other said it as this prophetic. Think of ‘F#$k The Police’ and you’ll understand. Salute!!! 4) Ice-T Power (1988): The Original Gangster solidified his presence with this album. From the historic album cover (sweet Darlene) to the thunderous tracks (shouts to Afrika Islam), Power is the blueprint to the West Coast sound. 5) Boogie Down Productions Criminal Minded (1986): ‘Poetry’, ‘9mm Goes Bang’, ‘South Bronx’, ‘P Is Free’, ‘Dope Beat’, ‘The Bridge Is Over’, and the title track all appear on this ferocious debut. KRS-One became an emcee like no other before or after. Singular would fit him best. 6) Eric B & Rakim Paid In Full (1986): ‘I Ain’t No Joke’, ‘My Melody’, ‘I know you got soul’, ‘Eric B for President’, ‘Move The Crowd’, and the title track all are records that have literally shaped the approach that any and every emcee who has released a single, EP, LP, or bonus DVD after 1986. Hands down the most influential album ever recorded. 7) Dr. Dre The Chronic (1992): No explanation can be given if you have never heard this record and no explanation is needed if you have. Classic!!!!!


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8) Wu-Tang Clan Enter The 36 Chambers (1993): The Wu-Tang Clan consisted of nine of the fiercest emcees (RZA, GZA, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Masta Killa, Method Man, and the Ol’ Dirty Bastard-R.I.P.) ever. They changed how music sounds sonically (i.e. ‘Protect Ya Neck’), how albums are made (i.e. Wu-Tang Forever double album), and how music business is handled (literally rewrote recording contracts). Their impact is worldwide. 9) Snoop Doggy Dogg DoggyStyle (1993): The West Coast crowned its young king on this album. His reigned has not waned since. Listen to ‘Gin & Juice’, ‘What’s My Name’, ‘Doggy Dogg World’, and ‘Murder Was The Case’ and you will understand why. 10) The Notorious Big Ready To Die (1994): Although I am partial to Life After Death as being his best album; he would not have been able to make that album if this one was not released. This is one of the most greatly lyrical and relevant albums ever made. R.I.P. to Big Poppa 11) Outkast ATLiens & Aquemini (1996/1998): These two albums are two distinctively different sounding albums, but both convey the same message… CREATIVITY. No other albums made sound like these and you will be hard pressed to find two other albums that say so much and are still true. 12) Public Enemy It Takes A Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back & Fight The Power (1988/1990): Simply pick up these two albums before you pick up any other albums on this list and you will truly understand the power of what Hip Hop is. Classic!!!!!!! 13) NAS Illmatic (1994): Released to a deaf public but slow burning to divinity. Many have deemed this the greatest album in Hip Hop history, and based on the beats (Pete Rock, DJ Premier, Large Professor, etc.), the songs (‘NY State Of Mind’, ‘World Is Yours’, ‘Ain’t Hard To Tell’, etc.), and the seminal album cover (see insert), that argument is hard to dispute. 14) 2 Pac All Eyes On Me (1996): Much respect goes to one of the greatest people to ever walk the face of the Earth. Tupac Amaru Shakur was seminal and this album is proof positive as to why. Classic!!!! 15) Jay-Z (Blueprint), Eminem (Slim Shady LP), 50 Cent (Get Rich Or Die Trying), EPMD (Business As Usual), Heavy D & The Boyz (Peaceful Journey), Gang Starr (Hard To Earn), Puff Daddy (No Way Out), UGK (Riding Dirty), and so many more to come. Stay Tuned!!!!! WORDS OF WISDOM Seek and you shall find!!! DJ KINGPIN-Villain of (


All Hallow’s Eve Spectacular!

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Friday October 1 Cafe Strudel Rosanna Mae Hard Knox Grill Anti-Seen with You, Me, and Us Murder Media Museum Of Art Nora Jane Struthers New Brookland Tavern 5:45Kemp Ridley Emily McCollum Ned Durrett Paul Brazell 10pm NBT’s DIY-Pod Dance Party Bring your iPods The Sly Fox Jason Dalton The White Mule

Kim Richey w/ Mando Saenz.

Art Bar Music Crawl

New Brookland Tavern NBT Battle of the bands

Utopia The Tray Hourne Band

Sunday October 3

Utopia Open Mic w Betz Kirby

Saturday October 2 Cafe Strudel Flagship Admirals Martin Luther King Park Columbia Blues Festival Jason Ricci & New Blood The Holmes Brothers Eden Brent New Brookland Tavern Bio Ritmo w DJ Gardnsound Utopia The System

New Brookland Tavern Freshman 15 My Losing Season So Contagious Versus The Robot Hawaiian Shirt Day Simple As Surgery Monday October 4 Tuesday October 5 Wednesday October 6 New Brookland Tavern NBT Battle of the bands Utopia Loose Shoes Thursday October 7

Friday October 8 Hard Knox Grill Zack Deputy 10:00pm New Brookland Tavern Black Veil Brides William Control Motionless In White Utopia J’Overt Saturday October 9 Art Bar Sons Of Young, Head Space Cafe Strudel Redd Wyne

t8rtot The Wormhole Savannah, GA Domino Effect Wild Wing Cafe Savannah, GA Plumnelle Moon Dingus Magee’s Statesboro, GA Plumnelle Moon Dingus Magee’s Statesboro, GA Shannon Whitworth Biltmore Estate Asheville, NC Cotton Jones Pepper Rabbit Broadway’s Asheville, NC

October 1, 2010

New Brookland Tavern NBT Battle of the bands Utopia Vince McKinley Band

Utopia Blue Train

Thursday October 14

Sunday October 10

New Brookland Tavern NBT Battle of the bands

New Brookland Tavern Invoking The Abstract Vespers Ironwill Roselyn Saying Goodbye To Scarlett

Utopia Open Mic Friday October 15

Monday October 11 New Brookland Tavern Acoustic Open Mic Night w/ Brightford

New Brookland Tavern All-New Badges Two Cow Garage Dave Hause (from The Loved Ones) Timshel

Wednesday October 13

Road Trip

10/01/10 :: Friday Futurebirds 40 Watt Club Athens, GA Dave Matthews Tribute Band Last Call Athens, GA Lingo New Earth Music Hall Athens, GA Emancipator Live Wire Music Hall Savannah, GA


New Brookland Tavern Pomegranates The Fluorescents TBA

Jack of the Wood Asheville, NC

Knight Theater Charlotte, NC

Jonathan Scales (Jon Scales Fourchestra) Mo Daddy’s Asheville, NC

Dead Confederate Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band Snug Harbor Charlotte, NC

Yard Dogs Road Show Orange Peel Asheville, NC Where The Buffalo Roamed Static Age Records Asheville, NC Rafe Hollister Stella Blue Asheville, NC Now You See Them O Mello Cello Tree The Emerald Lounge Asheville, NC Keller Williams Pisgah Brewing Black Mountain, NC The South French Broads The Town Pump Black Mountain, NC Appetite For Destruction Amos’ Southend Charlotte, NC

VibeSquad Club 828 Asheville, NC

Papadosio Double Door Inn Charlotte, NC

The Packway Handle Band

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Rebecca Loebe illicitizen Raina Rose Yadkin River Theory The Evening Muse Charlotte, NC Sugarland Little Big Town Randy Montana Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte, NC Paul Cataldo South Rock Hendersonville, NC Holy Ghost Tent Revival The Sunrise Theater Southern Pines, NC Tater Family Travelling Circus The Moonshiner’s Reunion Campobello, SC Jason Aldean Luke Bryan North Charleston Coliseum Charleston, SC Concrete Jumpsuit The House Columbia, SC

Kim Richey The White Mule Columbia, SC

t8rtot The Wormhole Savannah, GA

BoomBox Archnemesis Gottrocks Greenville, SC

Mia Borders Blue Ridge Pride Festival Asheville, NC

Standing Small The Channel Greenville, SC

The Woodgrains Grammer School Mo Daddy’s Asheville, NC

Jupiter Coyote Matt MacKelcan The Handlebar Greenville, SC George Jones Timmons Arena Greenville, SC Bret Mosley Acme Cantina Isle of Palms, SC Papa Roach Skillet House of Blues N. Myrtle Beach, SC Electric Six The Constellations New Brookland Tavern West Columbia, SC 10/02/10 :: Saturday Elf Power 40 Watt Club Athens, GA Domino Effect Rye Bar Athens, GA Bret Mosley Fiddlers Savannah, GA

Where The Buffalo Roamed Static Age Records Asheville, NC Margot and The Nuclear So & So’s Cameron McGill & What Army The Lonely Forest Stella Blue Asheville, NC HudsonK Westville Pub Asheville, NC Ratatat Dom Bobby Birdman Amos’ Southend Charlotte, NC Mae Terrible Things Windsor Drive Casbah Charlotte, NC Yard Dogs Road Show Neighborhood Theatre

movie times

Written by Michelle Hennessy author/mhennessy Oliver Stone fans were thrilled to be able to see the great director’s first sequel to one of his own movies this weekend. Over 20 years ago, the renowned filmmaker began his sky-rocket to fame with the hit movie “Wall Street” starring Michael Douglas and Charlie Sheen. With the economy collapsing, Stone decided to revisit his hit-making film, and audiences flocked to the theater to watch. Anyone knowing anything about Oliver Stone is aware of his right-winged political idealism and knows that Stone is unafraid to make a political statement in his work. Because the economy has been making headlines for two years now, moviegoers expected to see Stone’s perspective on screen. And that is just what they got. Upon being released from an eight year prison stint for insider trading, Gordon Gekko finds himself alone in a changed world. He decides to work his way back to the top by selling a book based on his own experiences as a stockbroker in a booming economy, titled “Greed is Good,” a philosophy he has followed throughout his career. Miles away, up-and-comer stockbroker Jake Moore watches an interview with Gekko on television and abruptly has the television turned off by his girlfriend, Winnie Gekko. Jake climbs the Wall Street ladder in a rising economy, until one fateful day when everything changed. The country’s entire financial system takes a huge hit and begins to plummet uncontrollably. So, against any of his girlfriend’s wishes, Jake goes to a seminar to see Gordon Gekko speak. At this momentous meeting, the two men begin a “trading” relationship for favors that each desires. Gekko begins to help his new apprentice work the down-turned economy and continue to be successful, utilizing his financial genius, in turn for chances to mend his relationship with his estranged daughter. But, as is typical with Gordon Gekko, not everything is as it seems. Michael Douglas reclaims one of his pivotal roles and reminds audiences everywhere what a film icon he truly is. Master of the screen that he is, Douglas shines in every moment of the film. Nothing else can be said about him except that he is pure perfection in this movie. Stone obviously was looking for up-and-coming actors to portray the young couple, and Kathleen Chopin and Sarah Finn made the perfect choice in casting Carey Mulligan as Winnie Gekko. The

young celebrity’s star is continually rising, and her acting in this film certainly will keep up that momentum. However, Chopin and Finn could have done better in selecting the young male lead. Shia LaBeouf has yet to make an impression on audiences, and although he does give his best performance to date, he is still only mediocre. As for the supporting cast, they all did a phenomenal job. Josh Brolin was his usual stellar self, as was Frank Langella. Moviegoers got the rare opportunity to see Eli Wallach on the big screen, which was another little treasure in this picture. Oliver Stone’s directing style is unique, and while audience members may not always agree with his political leanings, they can all agree that his style is flawless and elegant in every movie he makes. Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps is no exception. His subtle sense of humor is infiltrated in many great moments of the film, and every second is crafted both masterfully and intelligently. The script was also superb, with shrewd wit and elegance throughout. Alan Loeb and Stephen Schiff are both relative newcomers to screenplay writing, but each already has a handful of fantastic work under his belt: Loeb being credited with the scripts for both “21″ and “The Things We Lost in the Fire,” and Schiff having written “Lolita” and “The Deep End of the Ocean.” The two men working together create fantastic work, and moviegoers will certainly get the opportunity to enjoy more of their work in the future. Other notable elements of the film were the art direction and editing. With such credits under his belt as “The Ice Storm” and “The Thomas Crown Affair,” art director Paul D. Kelly is no amateur, and his expertise is clear throughout the movie. All of his elements match Stone’s subtle directing style and creates an exquisite visual experience. David Brenner and Julie Monroe are both film editors that Oliver Stone uses frequently, and their collaborative work is impeccable, as every scene seamlessly follows the next. Wall Street 2 is a fantastic film, and there are so many wonderful subtleties throughout. Viewers not only get to embark on a thrilling cinematic adventure with more surprises that they even bargained for, but they also get to delve deeper into the world of Wall Street and the corruption that has led to the countrie’s economic downfall. Equally thought-provoking and hardhitting, as well as intelligent and flawless, Wall Street 2 is a must-see movie.

Movie times listed are for the weekend of October 1, please confirm with theater.

Regal Columbiana Grande Stadium 14 1250 Bower Pkwy, Columbia, SC 29212

Regal Columbia Cinema 7 3400 Forest Drive Suite 3000, Columbia, SC 29204

The Social Network new! (PG-13) No Passes 11:50am 2:20 5:00 7:50 10:35

Case 39 new! (R) 2:40 5:00 7:20 9:40 Let Me In new! (R) 2:30 5:05 7:30 10:00 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps new! (PG-13) 1:45 4:40 7:40 10:30 You Again new! (PG) 2:00 4:30 7:00 9:30 Alpha and Omega (PG) 2:10 4:20 7:10 9:20 The Town (R) 1:50 4:45 7:35 10:20 Takers (PG-13) 2:20 4:50 7:25 9:55

DP (Digital Projection) Showtimes (Passes Allowed)More Info 1:50 4:30 7:10 9:50 Devil (PG-13) 12:30 1:00 2:45 3:15 4:55 5:30 7:15 7:45 9:20 10:00 Easy A (PG-13) 12:15 2:30 4:45 7:00 9:15

Carmike Wynnsong 10 5320 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC 29206 Chain Letter new! (R) 1:45 4:30 6:50 9:20 The Social Network new! (PG-13) 1:30 4:15 7:00 9:45 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole new! (PG) 1:30 4:10 7:05 9:30 Legend of the Guardians:The Owls of Ga’Hoole 3D new! (PG) Digital 3D Showtimes More Info 1:40 4:20 7:15 9:40 Devil (PG-13) 1:50 4:00 7:20 9:35 Easy A (PG-13) 1:45 4:20 7:05 9:30 The American (R) 1:30 4:25 7:15 9:45 Piranha 3D (R) Digital 3D Showtimes More Info 1:35 4:40 7:10 9:20 The Expendables (R) 1:40 4:30 7:05 9:40 Despicable Me (PG) 1:30 4:05 6:50 9:15

DP (Digital Projection) Showtimes More Info 12:45 3:00 5:15 7:30 9:45 The Town (R) 1:10 4:20 7:35 10:20 Going the Distance (R) 12:05 2:40 5:10 8:00 10:35 The American (R) 12:20 3:05 5:35 8:05 10:30 The Last Exorcism (PG-13) 12:55 3:10 5:25 7:55 10:05 Takers (PG-13) 12:10 2:35 5:05 7:40 10:10 Eat Pray Love (PG13) 1:15 4:15 7:20 10:25 Get Low (PG-13) 11:50am 2:15 4:50 7:25 9:55 Inception (PG-13) 12:00 3:20 7:05 10:15 Carmike 14 122 Afton Court, Columbia, SC 29212

Case 39 new! (R) 1:40 4:25 7:10 9:55 Let Me In new! (R) 1:55 4:40 7:20 10:00 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole new! (PG) AMC Dutch Square 1:50 4:30 7:25 9:50 14 Legend of the 800 Bush River Rd., Guardians:The Owls Columbia, SC 29210 of Ga’Hoole 3D new! (PG) Digital 3D Showtimes

More Info 1:35 4:20 7:15 9:40 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps new! (PG-13) 1:00 4:00 6:55 9:50 You Again new! (PG) 1:20 4:15 7:00 9:45 Alpha and Omega 3D (PG) Digital 3D Showtimes More Info 2:10 4:25 6:40 9:00 Resident Evil: Afterlife (R) 1:25 3:50 7:30 10:05 Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D (R) Digital 3D Showtimes More Info 1:10 3:35 7:05 9:30 Lottery Ticket (PG-13) 1:05 3:40 6:30 9:10 Nanny McPhee Returns (PG) 1:15 4:10 6:45 9:20 The Switch (PG-13) 1:30 4:05 6:35 9:15 Vampires Suck (PG13) 2:30 4:40 6:50 9:25 The Other Guys (PG13) 1:10 3:45 6:25 9:05

Friday-Thursday Friday, Oct. 1- 3:00, 6:00 and 8:00 Saturday, Oct. 2- 3:00, 6:00 and 8:00 Sunday, Oct. 3 - 3:00, 6:00 and 8:00 Monday, Oct. 4 - 6:00 and 8:00 Tuesday, Oct. 5 - 6:00 and 8:00 Wednesday, Oct. 6 3:00 and 6:00 Thursday, Oct. 7 8:30pm THE BIG MO MONETTA DRIVEIN 5822 Columbia Highway North, Monetta SC 29105 Gates open at 6:30pm and show starts at 8:00. Oct 2,3 and 4. Screen 1 Easy A The American Screen 2 Predators Wall Street 2

Regal Sandhill Stadium 16 450 Town St. Andrews Cinema Center Place 5 527 St Andrews Road Columbia, SC The Social Network 29210 (803) 772-7469 new! (PG-13) Please call 1:15 4:00 7:00 9:50 Regal Pastime Nickelodeon Pavilion 8 929 North h t t p : / / w w w . Lake Drive, Lexington, 937 SC 29072 Main Street Case 39 new! (R) French filmmaker 2:40 5:05 7:30 10:10 Jean-Pierre Jeunet The Social Network takes a satirical new! (PG-13) look at the global 2:20 5:00 7:40 10:20 arms trade with this Legend of the f o r e i g n - l a n g u a g e Guardians: The Owls comedy starring Dany of Ga’Hoole new! Boon as Bazil, who (PG) rallies his friends to 2:15 4:40 7:00 9:40 take down weapons Wall Street: Money m a n u f a c t u r e r s Never Sleeps new! responsible for his (PG-13) father’s death. Bazil 2:00 4:50 7:45 10:30 also discovers a dump You Again new! (PG) into an underground 2:10 4:30 7:20 9:50 haven for cool tools Alpha and Omega and sculptures crafted (PG) from discarded junk. 2:30 4:55 7:10 9:30 Dominique Pinon, Easy A (PG-13) André Dussollier and 2:50 5:10 7:50 10:00 Jean-Pierre Marielle The Town (R) co-star. 2:05 4:45 7:25 10:05 MICMACS OCTOBER 1-7, October 1, 2010 13

SavageLove Sex Advice by Dan Savage

I’m sorry about sending this letter to you via snail mail. I don’t want to send an e-mail because I’d rather not have a record of this living forever on some server somewhere. About six months ago, after watching my girlfriend insert a tampon, I asked if I could do it for her next time. She thought it was an odd request but agreed. After “helping” a few times, the conversation turned to what it felt like to wear one. Her response was, “Want to try one yourself?” With her help—and a little lube—soon there was a string hanging out of my butt. This has now become a regular feature of our sex life. And I have started doing this when I masturbate alone. I went out and got my own box of tampons—Tampax Pearl Plastic Regular are the best (they’re the easiest to insert)—which I keep hidden. I have a few questions: 1. Why do I get such a euphoric feeling when I pull the tampon out when I’m coming? Does it have something to do with my prostate? 2. Am I doing any damage to myself? 3. Just how deviant is this practice? The Ass Man’s Peculiar Anal Xccentricity 1. The tampon in your ass swells as it absorbs lube and rectal mucus and whatever else, TAMPAX, and stimulates—yes, indeed—your prostate as it swells. Yanking the tampon out when you’re coming further stimulates your prostate at the exact moment it’s being zapped by orgasmic contractions— contractions that involve your anal sphincter, which you’re also stimulating as you yank. A butt plug would provide you with the exact same sensations— well, the exact same physical sensations. Part of the tampon-related thrill for you, I suspect, is the gender-transgression aspect of this. You’re not just penetrating yourself, TAMPAX, you’re penetrating yourself with an absorbent feminine talisman. Not all men who enjoy anal penetration are interested in being symbolically feminized—ahem—but clearly you are, TAMPAX. 2. My hunch: As long as you’re using lube and not leaving ‘em in for days at a time, you should be fine. And a medical expert I consulted—who wished to remain anonymous (he didn’t want his name linked forever to anal tampon play on some server somewhere, either)—backed me up. “This would pose zero risk,” says my medical expert. “Medically, there’s nothing else to say about it.” 3. When it comes to human sexuality, TAMPAX, deviation from imaginary and tyrannical “norms” is the norm. I had a conversation over lunch with a gay friend who is into BDSM as a dominant. He told me he’s “coaching” a novice dom, a young straight fellow who doesn’t have much experience but who is into very heavy bondage and “some stuff that is potentially dangerous.” My friend warned him away from the dangerous stuff and is coaching him on safer and saner pursuits. The interesting thing, however, is that, whatever they do, they must both be fully clothed at all times. The reason? The young fellow is LDS, i.e., Mormon. For most people, BDSM is inescapably tied up (no pun intended) with sexuality, but leave it to a Mormon to attempt to deeroticize erotic bondage! Pornography, on the other hand (also no pun intended), is a serious plague destroying the moral fiber of this country. But not to worry: Deseret Book, the Mormon Church’s publishing arm, has developed the “Clean & Safe Media Pledge.” You’re supposed to download it, print it out, sign it, and put it near your computer. Then you don’t have to worry about porn ever again! Latter Day Taint


October 1, 2010

There’s a lot of cross-orientation play in the BDSM scene these days, LDT, which has become less sexually segregated with every passing year. Skills are skills: An inexperienced straight bondage top can learn a lot from a gay bondage expert. The experience may be less erotic, or less intense, than being tied up by someone you’re physically and emotionally attracted to, of course, but it is still erotic—street clothes and/or magic underpants notwithstanding. As for the Mormon Church’s “Clean & Safe Media Pledge,” LDT, that seems to work about as well as those purity pledges taken by countless unwed teen moms. Utah has the highest per capita online-porn consumption rates in the country. I recently had a delightful evening out on the town with a friend of mine. Things got a little out of hand and both of us drank a small amount of a female bartender’s urine. I would say it was about one ounce each. We were pretty drunk, and I’m not quite sure what led up to it. I think we were trying to show how “badass” we were. It sounds really goddamn stupid when I type it. The urine was clear and it had little taste, but now I am concerned about the health risks. What sort of diseases could I contract? I really don’t want to get hepatitis or something. Worried About Server’s Piss You can scratch “drink a random bartender’s piss” off your bucket list, WASP, but everyone else out there reading has to add it to theirs. Drinking urine presents no risk of HIV infection and low to no risk for just about everything save cooties. Hepatitis C is mainly blood-borne, and if there wasn’t any blood in your bartender’s urine—and if you didn’t have any cuts or open sores in your mouth—then you probably don’t have anything to worry about. But you know what? You’re going to worry regardless, WASP, until you know for sure that you didn’t catch anything. So go see a doctor and get your bad ass tested. Your maple-syrup fetishist from last week—the guy who had to smell maple syrup to get off—should find someone who is working on her milk supply or really likes fenugreek. While I was trying to nurse my son, I took fenugreek—an herb that helps with milk production—and, by God, I smelled like a Waffle House in all the important places. Intriguingly Hot Odorous Pussy Thanks for the tip, IHOP. And you weren’t the only reader with a tip for someone whose letter ran in last week’s column. Seeking Slave Food’s mistress wanted to deny him the pleasures of food, and he was looking for a “slop” that was “highly nutritious but as blandtasting as possible.” I urged him to patronize vegan restaurants where he lives—much to the consternation of the vegans. (Apparently, vegans are prejudiced against BDSMers and don’t want to dine with them—who knew?) But readers suggested that SSF try Nutraloaf, “a food served in United States prisons to inmates who have demonstrated significant behavioral issues,” according to its Wiki page. And my readers had lots of suggestions for the man who wanted to find straight porn for his iPhone:, www.pornhub. com,,, www., and Savage Love: It’s about people helping people... smell like maple syrup, avoid vegan restaurants, and porn out their iPhones.

JONESIN’ CROSSWORDS “Surprise Endings”--TV like you’ve never seen.

by Matt Jones

Across 1 Chinese-born actress ___ Ling 4 Pub projectile 8 Rough files 13 “Ew, I’m not touchin’ that!” 14 Playing in someone else’s stadium 15 Punk rocker with the backup band The Pharmacists 16 Show with mystery numbers like “Lost,” only they’re all divisible by 2? 18 Ice cream shop freebies 19 Tony Danza sitcom 20 Reality show with a surgeon operating blindfolded? 22 Where Larry King will be replaced by Piers Morgan 24 Like the Vikings 25 “The Wire” actress Pearson 29 He killed Hamlet 33 Show about farming for beer ingredients? 35 Words for the deaf: abbr. 36 Writer Sarah ___ Jewett 37 Cartoon chihuahua 38 “Do ___ others...” 39 Geezerish 40 Show that’s only a tiny bit U.S.-centric? 44 Oil used in shampoos 46 Body for buzzards

47 Maker of “2 in 1” pet products 49 Underwhelmed grunt 50 Show about what really goes on in a flower bed? 54 “Old MacDonald” noise 57 Company behind Hello Kitty 58 Show about how difficult it is to work with actress Blanchett? 61 Like some short plays 62 Cards money 63 Golf peg 64 Proud black woman, per Urban Dictionary 65 Family jewels, alternatively 66 Moose’s cousin Down 1 Attacked like a mosquito 2 Eight, in Essen 3 Store from Sweden 4 Name in a Dan Brown title 5 Feeling of amazement 6 Son of Ron Paul 7 Tattooed boxer Mike 8 States of rest 9 Huge fan 10 Sluggish 11 Phnom ___, Cambodia 12 Cubs great Sammy 15 Women’s shoe feature 17 Kind of tax 21 Cleansing procedure 23 Diarist Anais

25 “Surgeon General Mills Recommends Three to Five Servings of ___ Per Day” (“The Onion” headline) 26 Country rocker Steve 27 Blair of “The Exorcist” 28 Comply with 30 Raunch thrown into comedies for an R rating, slangily 31 You are, in the Yucatan 32 Messy people 34 ___ majesty 38 Way out of style 40 Coffee alternative to robusta 41 Wine bluntly turned down in “Sideways” 42 Suffix for web 43 Where shoots grow from, in botany 45 Year of ___ (Chinese calendar period) 48 “You Don’t Mess With the ___” (Adam Sandler movie) 50 General ___ chicken 51 Rajah’s wife 52 Individuals, in France 53 Actress Suvari 55 Robinson of the NBA 56 Company in old TV ads for compilation albums 59 Inc., overseas 60 “A mouse!” ©2010 Jonesin’ Crosswords

October 1, 2010


Friday 1

7 pm



Kemp Ridley

Saturday 2 $10




Bring your iPods, MP3 Players, & Laptops to sign up to DJ a 4 song set.

Friday 8

Thursday 7



Emily McCollum Ned Durrett Paul Brazell free 21+ 10pm

Kings Last Shot Foley Chemical Peel Akronim Invader $8





Saturday 9 $8

7 pm


Black Veil Pomegranates Brides The Fluorescents William Control motionless In White


Thursday 14

Thursday Friday 158


All-New Badges

Throttlerod (Original lineup/

(from The Loved Ones)

The Void Gods Of Mars Swig




The Jupiter Tide Granthams Asylum TBA


Two Cow Garage Dave Hause

Saturday 16 $7

Freshman 15 Sunday October 3rd 6pm $5 21 + $8 under 21

WeD 6 - THURS 7 WeD 13- THURS 14 WeD 20- THURS 21


monday 4 free


Freshman 15 Useless Trivia

My Losing Season So Contagious Versus The Robot Hawaiian Shirt Day Simple As Surgery

mIDNIGHT mUDeRAmA Sunday 10



Invoking The Abstract Vespers Ironwill Roselyn

Saying Goodbye To Scarlett

Sunday 17 TBA

Eastbound & Down Album-only)




Sunday 3






OCTOBER 11 & 25 8pm

9pm Hosted By Hardy & Dewayne


Fragile Heart

Tuedsay 12


Open Mic Night w/:



Wednesday 20 $8


Fire Island AK Calculator

personal pie

Friday Ocotober 8th 7:00 pm $10 in Advance $12 Day of Show $13/$15 6pm



$2.50 all the time

Monday October 18th 8:00 pm $10 in Advance $12 Day of Show

William Control motionless In White

or Death TOUR


Our Last Hope

Black Veil Brides

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Wednesday 13


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monday 11

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Saturday October 30th 8:00 pm $8 in Advance $10 Day of Show

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