Biscuit Ephemera No. 123

September 20, 2018
1980.8.28

Big Boys and Standing Waves at Raul’s, 1980, by John Slate — Control Rat X/Johnny Rat, editor of the zine Xiphoid Process, provided by Mark Dean

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Biscuit Ephemera No. 122

September 15, 2018
bigboys1980 or 1981

Big Boys, Reactors, and Insex at Raul’s, provided by Mark Dean, likely by Tim Kerr, circa 1980/81


Biscuit Ephemera No. 121

September 8, 2018
From Biscuit's cache: 1980

Big Boys at Inner Sanctum, 1980, provided by Mark Dean


Biscuit Flyer No. 129

September 5, 2018
From Biscuit's cache: 1981?

Go-Go’s and Big Boys at Club Foot, Austin, TX, circa 1980/81, by Biscuit, provided by Mark Dean


Biscuit Ephemera No. 120

July 30, 2018
bigboysstanding

Non-Biscuit flyer for Standing Waves, Big Boys, Vendettas, the Skunks, Gator Family, and Court Reporters, Duke’s Royal Coach Inn


Biscuit Ephemera No. 119

June 14, 2018
offendersinner

Cargo Cult at Inner Sanctum Records, Austin, TX, provided by Pat Doyle, flyer by Rusty Short


Site Editor Publishes New Book!

September 13, 2016

GetAttachmentThumbnail.jpgThis is a not a hard sell, this is just a celebration! The Politics of Punk: Protest and Revolt From the Streets, my third full-length investigation and celebration of punk (following up Visual Vitriol and Left of the Dial), is now available, but also feel free to read it (and any of my other books!) for no cost on Google Books. But if you would like the library-style hardback in your hands, especially as the cold comes quick in the next few months and you have time to read over 200 pages featuring an array of punk interviews with people ranging from the Minutemen, Faith, Really Red, Minor Threat, Scream, and Frightwig to writers for Maximum RocknRoll and Razorcake, to more contemporary punks like Anti-Flag, Red Hare, and the Refused, then here it is. It features the photography of Ben Tecumseh DeSoto , Andy Abbott (a previously unpublished photo of the Clash!), and me, rare flyers, plus a glimpse at topics that have been far under-appreciated, like the links between deaf-punk cultures, the rituals of slamdancing in the no-time zone of sweaty clubs, the overlap between punks and unionism, MDC, Jennifer Blowdryer, and the Plasmatics, and tracing the money of punk volunteerism and outreach. If you are a writer and producer, let me know via a message, and I will relay your information to the book company! For more information, read the attached flyer, and use the code to purchase the book for $28.00! Visit the site here. If you hate books. Ignore this! If you are broke, go to: https://books.google.com/ May the punk spirits be with you.– David Ensminger