Studs Terkel 1967 HST Interview

July 29, 2015 David Pratt 0

In 1967, Hunter S. Thompson sat down with  author, historian, and broadcaster Studs Terkel on WFMT radio in Chicago. Below is the transcript, in two parts. Audio tracks have vanished. PART ONE

Not Another Flag Story…

July 1, 2015 David Pratt 0

By David Pratt If I have learned anything recently, it’s that people really like flags. I mean really like them, even more than some people hate same-sex marriage. A favorite sports team is the only thing that raises a comparable level of passion among people…and they have flags for them […]

Whims of the Great Magnet

April 15, 2015 David Pratt 0

By: David Pratt We left at 10:00 and drove all night, out of Massachusetts, through Connecticut, and across New York in pouring rain, thunderstorms, lightning crash flashing snap glimpses of the pitch black road barely seen through storm and stoned headlight searching, into a miles-long construction site with one tight lane and a great […]

The Candidates are Coming

April 8, 2015 David Pratt 0

artwork copyright© 2015 joeyfeldman, all rights reserved By: David Pratt If a picture’s worth a thousand words, then Feldman’s soul-churning rendition of two of our 2016 presidential candidates goes a long way to illustrating the fear & loathing that has me contemplating expatriating to Iceland of all places. And I hate […]

THE FREEZE: 35+ yrs of punk

April 1, 2015 David Pratt 0

THE FREEZE is a seminal punk rock band from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, that came together in 1978 as teenagers and continues to record and tour to this day. Founder, lyricist and vocalist Clif “Hanger” Croce is the only member who has been in every incarnation of the band, which has seen many line-up shifts and […]

At the Drive-In: This Station is Non-Operational

March 28, 2015 David Pratt 0

DIY documentary on seminal post-hardcore band At the Drive-In (1993-2001) At the Drive-In are an American post-hardcore band from El Paso, Texas, formed in 1993. Consisting of singer Cedric Bixler-Zavala, guitarists Jim Ward and Omar Rodríguez-Lopez, bassist Paul Hinojos, and drummer Tony Hajjar, the band released three studio albums and five […]