Politics

Kavanaugh’s confirmation will spell the end of GOP hegemony (if we want it).

With their rush to nominate Kavanaugh, they’re actively working to piss off the voters they most desperately need if they want to keep control in 2018.

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#OccupyICELA, A Rrose in a Prose, Events, Immigration

Melting Pot Storytelling tonight at the Occupy ICE L.A. camp!

BUSted Los Angeles, A Rrose In a Prose REVIVAL!, and Occupy ICE L.A. are presenting Melting Pot, a storytelling show devoted to immigrants and tales of immigration. It will be held outside The Metropolitan Detention Center (535 N. Alameda Ave) –but actually we’re around the corner on Aliso, the street that borders the 101 highway–just […]

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#OccupyICELA, ICE, Personal Shit

Help Geo get back to El Salvador!

If Geo wanted to turn himself in to ICE, he could technically go back “all expenses paid!” But we don’t want him to go through the pain, humiliation, and danger of being another piece of flotsam churning through the ICE-y stream. No matter where you stand politically, I don’t think you want that, either.

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Donald Trump, Politics, Rants

Why Are Conservatives Such Whiny Snowflakes, Pt. II: No Criticism, Not Even From Within

I guess when it comes to being a president named Donald Trump, everyone gets a trophy!

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#OccupyICELA, Los Angeles, Politics, Tulsa

Progressives Need to Run for Office–Any Office!

We spend so much time trying to plead for mercy and understanding from those in political power, when in fact we could be them, in some cases merely by writing our names on pieces of paper.

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Folk, Personal Shit, Psychedelia, Punk, The Children of Jack Acid

If you don’t watch this video of my band playing “I’m So Bored with the U.S.A.” then clearly you hate me and you’re SCUM and I don’t want to know you.

Happy Interdependence Day, everybody! This is a cover of the Clash by the Children of Jack Acid.

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ICE, Politics

Immigrants (whether “legal” or not) commit LESS crimes than native born folks, says the Cato Institute.

The one thing we agree on, across the political spectrum, is that crimes, including sexual assault and murder, are terrible. I never thought I’d say this, but the Cato Institute has pointed the way towards helping reduce these problems significantly in the United States.

To reduce America’s crime rates, let’s abolish I.C.E. and open our borders immediately!

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ICE, Immigration, Los Angeles, Politics

Is Trump woke?

Is Trump woke? I just heard him recite a powerful poem, written by a pretty hip African American. In it, a woman finds a snake half-dead from cold and hunger and she takes it home with her and revives it, only to be murdered. Trump asked that we keep “immigration” in our minds when hearing […]

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dada, Poems

accidental marketing poem: “acai beans”

I just received an amazing email at my day job that, when you clear out the clutter, is actually a beautiful poem! Aside from breaking up the sentences a bit, and removing any strange links that might take over your computer and swallow your soul, I haven’t rearranged a single word or changed a lick […]

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Celebrities, SJWs

a question for Jordan Peterson fans

If you like Jordan Peterson, do you agree with his theory that SJWs are a new form of communism? Jordan Peterson has more than once argued that “Social Justice” advocates are basically rebranded communists. The below is just one example of his conflating “neoprogressive social justice” methods with being a “Marxist comprehension of the world.” […]

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Gay and Lesbian stuff, Glam Rock, Metal, Other Stuff

Alice Cooper was a legit gay/bi/pan ally back in the 70s!

“I think in the future everyone will be bisexual. And everything would be so much simpler then – you’d just make love with anyone you liked, and it wouldn’t matter what sex they were, and maybe it also wouldn’t matter what color they were, or what age, or anything, except that you liked them.”

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Personal Shit, Plays, Psychedelia

I’m in the Fringe Cabaret fashion show tonight.

I’m doing the music/sound effects/space-folk vibes for a very psychedelic, lightly theatrical variety show this month. And tonight there’s an event featuring taste tests from all the plays and productions involved in the larger Hollywood Fringe Festival that our production is a part of. There will be zombies and models and feathers and possibly even […]

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Science, Sex

It’s true! Science says bisexuals ARE sluttier!

Okay, that’s not really what science says. I’m just looking at one study, and what it’s really trying to get at is whether sexual preferences regarding gender, among other things, affect your outlook on the benefits and detriments of monogamy. Now, this study has some limitations. It also has only 16 questions in its survey, […]

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