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Music for the End of the World!

Happy New Year everybody! Hope you had a good one. Now that you’ve all recovered from your holiday merriment, it’s time to get out there and start partying like it’s 2012. I mean, if you believe the Mayan calendar, this could be our last year on earth, so we better make it a good one.

What better way to start out the new year than with killer music? Great shows are happening all over the country this week and I’m giving you my little preview of shows that I think are worth your time. Whether your thing is hip-hop, metal or “absurdist folk” we got you covered. Check it out: Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on January 2, 2012 in Music

 

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Tonight! Neil Hamburger in San Francisco

Neil Hamburger is dry, dark, depressing and miserable, but in the best way possible. A character played by comedian Gregg Turkington, Neil has appeared in such bizarro comedy staples as Tim and Eric Awesome Show Great Job! and Tom Green’s House Tonight, and has toured with not only Tim and Eric, but comedy-rock duo Tenacious D.

The Hamburger persona is old and haggard, constantly hacking and wheezing while telling taboo anti-jokes about celebrities and a fictional ex-wife. He’s also notorious for raging against hecklers in the audience, with everything from name-calling to throwing his drink (which he often spits in) in their faces (if you are not easily offended, a YouTube search for “Neil Hamburger Heckler” will produce a plethora of examples). Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 5, 2011 in Comedy

 

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