Suckdog: A Ruckus
an autobiographical look back through this new book from Lisa Carver
by Reviewer Rob
I’ve always liked career retrospectives. There’s something cathartic in a vicarious sense with experiencing an artist’s life work retrospective. Greatest hits CDs, autobiographies, documentary videos about someone at the end of a long and satisfying career — I like it […]
Your Sister’s A Spy
by Ben Johnson
(Editor’s note: this is an extract from Ben’s upcoming book Blood Silver. It’s his second novel in what looks to be an ongoing dramatic series involving crime and supernatural happenings in the modern-day San Diego suburban canyons and neighborhoods of Mission Hills and is about ‘what ties all things together’, […]
Jose Sinatra, and Faking The Plunge Into Porn
how did it all sink to this?
Jose Sinatra at Ducky Waddles after the show during the start of his first ever Farewell Tour.
by Bob Yunger
Jose Sinatra, real name Bill Richardson, age 62, began his act in 1982 and had reached local legend status by 1994 when he […]
Cover of Cochlea & Eustachia by Hans Rickheit.
[Books and other printed matter]
Actually two graphic book reviews from one artist/author, a novel from a San Diego writer, and a self-published book of short stories from Australia, but also a high-priced quarterly mainstream periodical and a xeroxed folded handout from Vegas
Not Really Just Three Book Reviews
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Where To Go In Sin City Once You’ve Lost Your Money
print review by Reviewer Rob
DTLV Approx. 5×7”, similar to the Urbanist in San Diego, only more low-budget printing. I like it. This free hand-out guide is a colored xeroxed style folded info sheet of local happenings around the very hip and artsy Downtown “Arts District” […]
Oregon Journey, 2005.
ten years ago, there was an epic road trip to Portland
by Reviewer Rob
Editor’s Note: In early Fall, 2005, I went on an exploratory expedition to the Northwest, driving from San Diego to Portland along the 101 from LA to SF and then up the 5 through Medford and into PDX, stopping finally […]
Michael Hemminson’s Fat, Bloated Corpse
a beer memory
by Reviewer Rob
With childlike glee I read, earlier this year, of novelist Micheal Hemmingson’s demise in Tijuana short of his forty-eighth birthday. The guy was well past his pop-noir writing prime, although I’m sure could still annoy. When he was trying to be a resident paid writer (and antagonist) […]
David J discusses his new book, WHO KILLED MISTER MOONLIGHT?
in two videos for Reviewer TV
David J Haskins, formerly of the post-punk/gothic rock bands Bauhaus and Love And Rockets, now author of WHO KILLED MISTER MOONLIGHT?, on Reviewer TV.
Post-punk/goth bassist, DJ and artist David J (David John Haskins) is out and about now promoting his […]
David J, out and about…
David J (BAUHAUS, “Bela Lugosi’s Dead”) was at the FAT WHITE FAMILY show tonight at The Casbah. He’ll be at Ducky Waddle’s Emporium in Encinitas this Saturday to sign copies of his new book, David J, WHO KILLED MISTER MOONLIGHT?
David J at FAT WHITE FAMILY, Casbah SD show, 5-14-15. […]