Album Review: Bad Religion – True North

Bad Religion was one of the first punk bands I ever listened to when I started getting into punk rock. Their intelligence and true life lyrics really made me think and I valued that about them. They made some truly amazing records in the 1980’ and ‘90s. They were records that stood for something, records … Read more

Album Review: Sassparilla – Magpie

One of the writers I have admired my entire life is John Steinbeck. More than any other writer he explained the dust bowl migration to California, the immigrant experience, and the affectation of the abundance of people settling into homesteads after the Depression. You could say he was at the forefront of roots writing. It’s … Read more