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Nashville open mics

Nov 10 , 2011 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Griping about places | 2 Comments

I've been in Nashville for 4 weeks so far. Guess how many open mics I've played so far?

If you guessed 0, you win! "But Steve," you say despite the poor grammar this represents, "why aren't you playing open mics? You love playing at open ...

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Crackpot Theories: PiCS, or it didn't happen.

Astute readers may have noticed that I've blatantly stolen this "blog about crackpot theories" thing from my older brother.* Now I'd like to steal another aspect of the idea from him. He once defined ...

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Show Recap: At least we got some bootlegs out of it!

Jul 1 , 2011 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Show recap | 1 Comment

About two months ago, we signed up to participate in a battle of the bands. It was a pretty elaborate setup: It was going to take place over the course of 3 separate nights. The winner was going to get a professional music video made. There was going ...

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There's no accounting for taste.

Jun 10 , 2011 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | 2 Comments

Today, I think we should talk about (and link to!) horrible music.

A few years back, some... scientists? collected a bunch of data points and tried to quantify what people like ...

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Crackpot Theories: A Dearth of Miracles

I've had several conversations with atheist to agnostic friends over the years that included a question something like: "If God is so existenceful, how come He has never appeared to me?"

Setting aside the fake words used by my imaginary debate ...

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Hey kids! Regdar and the Fighters wants to rock your basement! Wait... does that sound weird?

May 13 , 2011 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | 3 Comments

The adventure that was last weeks show really highlighted something to me: I like all-ages shows. Though it's not because they're safer and weird stuff is less likely to happen. Generally, we want crazy, unexpected things to happen at shows. That's ...

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Well that was... interesting.

May 5 , 2011 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Show recap | 0 Comments

For those of you who missed it, last night's show was an unusual one. They ended up juggling the bands around timing-wise a bit, which wasn't a big deal. A couple fans only caught the tail end of the bands they came to see, but it wasn't a game ...

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Story time with uncle Steve - Oryen

This is a true story that an archaeologist friend of mine once told me.

Once upon a time there was a kingdom called Oryen. It was a mighty and prosperous kingdom with a wise and benevolent king. One year, the king ordered a great ...

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Other bands we like: Rebecca Black...

Mar 26 , 2011 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Other bands we enjoy | 1 Comment

No, not that one! I spent this week visiting my brother in ...

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