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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Other Bands We Enjoy: Chooglin'

Mar 9 , 2011 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Other bands we enjoy | 1 Comment

We played a show with Chooglin' last November.

They were a really enjoyable, high-energy group! I'd describe their music as what you'd get if ska was derived from funk instead of reggae. (This is, of course, to imply all the best parts ...

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