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Jun 29, 2009
I make a quick perusal of the premises at Hobnob Grille and discover that something is missing: the floor is spotlessly clean, and there’s not a peanut shell to be found anywhere. Hobnob Grille...
Jun 23, 2009
Rock the Clubs
For me, going out to a rock show means looking straight into the cruel, bottomless eye sockets of death. Yes, I know I’m being a melodramatic wuss.
See, I don’t go out much anymore. Covering the...
Jun 19, 2009
As I was hiking down W Burnside Street on my way to work yesterday, I had to pause for a moment at the former entrance to Dugo’s, a seedy little dive that shut its doors more than a year ago. I...
Jun 16, 2009
Just heard the news that Vancouver, Washington, resident Bob Bogle has passed away. Bogle played bass and guitar for Tacoma’s the Ventures, the best-known instrumental surf band in the world. They...
Jun 12, 2009
Well, drinking buddies, Stumble Zone Part Deux is a done deal, and I’m happy to report that there were no casualties (other than the credit limit on my Visa card). A detailed account of our...
Jun 9, 2009
Ah, the joys of communal street life in the summertime. I was just waiting for a couple of tacos at the SW Fifth and Oak food carts when this scruffy little ensemble struck up a merry drinking...
Jun 4, 2009
What am I doing this weekend? Same thing I always do: Order up a half-dozen pazones and watch old episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000 till I slip into a cozy coma.
But that doesn’t mean you...
Jun 3, 2009
I got stinking drunk on Mike’s Hard Lemonade a few weeks ago and woke up with a hangover that can best be described as King Kong river-dancing on my brainpan. Vile potion! So it was with...
May 29, 2009
As long as we’re on the subject of happy hour, here’s a bat that gets stuck in my afro: when a restaurant or bar trumpets happy hour specials, and they turn out to be lamer than Gregory House....
May 27, 2009
OK, here’s my follow-up post about this weekend’s appearance at the Newmark Theatre by Joel Hodgson and his partners in crime from the late, great Mystery Science Theater 3000 TV show. Under...
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