It’s time for another round of What’s the Concept?! This week, we will be talking about David Bowie’s 1974 release Diamond Dogs. What’s the Concept?! In what would be the end to David Bowie’s glam rock phase, this album mixed … Continue reading What’s the Concept?! Buys Some Drugs and Listens to Old Bands
It’s time for another round of What’s the Concept?! This week, we’re taking a look at Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention’s 1968 album We’re Only in It for the Money. What’s the Concept?! This is the Mother’s third … Continue reading What’s the Concept?! Yearns to See a Bomber Burn
Welcome to week two of The Leftorium! Before we get to our regular programming, I’m just going to do a recap of the ground rules: This is a weekly thread where we discuss politics, both American and international, from a … Continue reading We’re Now The Leftorium!
It’s time for another edition of What’s the Concept?! This week, we’ll take a gander at Alice Cooper’s 1975 album Welcome To My Nightmare. What’s the Concept?! Welcome To My Nightmare, like Electric Light Orchestra’s Eldorado, revolves around dreams. However, … Continue reading What’s the Concept?! is as Frigid as an Eskimo Pie
It’s time again for What’s the Concept?! This week, we’re taking a look at Pink Floyd’s timeless and ever relevant classic from 1977, Animals. What’s the Concept?! This one is loosely based on George Orwell’s Animal Farm, only instead of … Continue reading What’s the Concept is Dragged Down by the Stone
This Thursday is the best goddamn holiday on earth for us folks in the US: Thanksgiving. I figured I’d make a thread dedicated to all things Turkey Day. What do you do? Are there any weird traditions that you have … Continue reading What Do You Do For Thanksgiving?
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Welcome to What’s the Concept?! Every week, we take a look at a famous and influential rock concept album. This time up: Electric Light Orchestra’s 1974 classic, Eldorado. What’s the Concept?! The entire album is basically about a guy who … Continue reading What’s the Concept?! Is Free From the World in Eldorado
Welcome to What’s the Concept?! Every week, we’ll take a look at one of the greatest concepts albums in rock history. For this first edition, we have one of the first and most prolific in the concept album game: The … Continue reading What’s the Concept Heals Tommy
Hey there, ya danguses. I’m here today to teach you a little about the tagging and categorizing system. First up: Categories! Now, when you make your post, you want it to show up under a certain category. We have broad categories … Continue reading Tagging and Categorizing Primer
Tartuffe is a play about a religious conman in the 16th century, written by Moliere. He takes over a family, and while Orgon, the head of the household is trying to get Tartuffe to marry his young daughter Mariane, Tartuffe … Continue reading Scene Dissections: Tartuffe’s Bait and Switch
Welcome to the inaugural edition of Chitty Chat. Here, I will discuss a particular pop culture topic with a fellow Avocado. This week, Immortan Scott and I will be talking about Moral Orel, and how the series didn’t get dark, … Continue reading Moral Orel Was Always Dark
The pygmy loxodonta cyclotis, better known as the weenie African forest elephant, is in need of your help today. The weenie African forest elephants are known for their large ears, short legs, and propensity to get drunk off of the … Continue reading Adopt An Elephant
Whether you know him as the novelty songwriter of ditties like “Yellow Snow” and “Valley Girl”, the crazy innovative musician that first showed up on the Steve Allen show playing a bicycle, the tireless free speech advocate the fought Tipper … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Frank Zappa
The guy was in basically everything. The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca, Arsenic and Old Lace, not to mention all of the goofy horror he did with Vincent Price. Most importantly though, he made a child killer somehow sympathetic as Hans Beckert in … Continue reading Was Peter Lorre The Best Actor Of All Time?
Warren Zevon was born in Chicago, IL in 1947. He was an esteemed singer-songwriter, often known for his cutting and hilarious lyrics and interesting ballads, first writing songs for vocalist Linda Ronstadt and the band The Turtles. He didn’t really … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Warren Zevon