Books

BEST OF SUMMER 2021 READING – “SUBURBAN GANGSTERS” BY AUTHOR MICHAEL P. DINEEN

By Jimmy Star | August 16, 2021

“Suburban Gangsters: A Compelling Tale Of Life In The Drug Trade”

A question mark

A Question Mark: An Upcoming Book About Elliott Smith’s Mysterious Death

By Alyson Camus | August 7, 2021

published by Genius Books in October

SohoJohnny Celebrates New Comic Book Series “Mandate for Humanity”

By admin | March 9, 2021

chosen to fight histories two biggest evils…that of fear and apathy

Yes, Him: Jahn Xavier Returns As A Soul Man Turned Poet

By Jahn Xavier | January 24, 2021

Each breath is a reminder

“What Did You Do In The Pandemic, Daddy?” I Read, Mostly About Music

By Iman Lababedi | May 14, 2020

round em up

Cruel to Be Kind: The Life and Music of Nick Lowe by Will Birch Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | March 24, 2020

like he is James Bigglesworth if not Drain Lowe

“More Songs About Chocolate And Girls”: A Short Story

By Iman Lababedi | April 12, 2019

Nothing can destroy these bonds, nothing can stop us now. We will always love each other.

Butthole Surfers “What Does Regret Mean?” Book Signing in Austin March 22 w/ Band Members in Attendance

By admin | February 14, 2019

fully authorized visual history book

Memory Motel: Michelle Meets Mick’s Grandparents

By Iman Lababedi | January 9, 2019

swinging between faith and disbelief.

Jail Weddings’ Gabriel Hart Releases His Debut Novel ‘VIRGINS IN REVERSE/THE INTRUSION’ Today

By admin | January 8, 2019

Gabriel Hart breaks out of the confines of song to deliver a literary Chinese Finger Trap

The Correct Use Of Soap: A Short Story

By Iman Lababedi | January 3, 2019

You would have thought they’d have cancelled the event on the very day the President was assassinated, no?

Memory Motel: Michelle Makes Her Peace

By Iman Lababedi | December 20, 2018

a half hidden lie somewhere below

Memory Motel: A Complication

By Iman Lababedi | December 5, 2018

There are forces that will want to disrupt the show, who are tired of the constant disturbance of the physical world and want it to end.

Memory Motel: Stones Fighting

By Iman Lababedi | November 28, 2018

“I want to punch you in the nose about it….”

Memory Motel: When Mick And Keith Never Met

By Iman Lababedi | November 21, 2018

“This is all I do care about.”

Memory Motel: Rehearsals

By Iman Lababedi | November 13, 2018

it isn’t our job to bore our fucking audience into joining us in the f afterlife

Memory Motel: A Recruit

By admin | October 31, 2018

“Will you die already, you fucking loser… will you kill yourself?”

Memory Motel: Florence And Me

By Iman Lababedi | October 25, 2018

the same girl gave me my happiest and saddest moments in my 26 years of lousy existence

Memory Motel: Part 47: Ghost Classifieds

By Iman Lababedi | October 10, 2018

Go haunt Florence or spy on her in the shower or something…

Mid Tempo: A Short Story

By Iman Lababedi | October 5, 2018

there is something you never, ever do to an orphan. You never abandon them

Memory Motel: Part 46: The Opposition

By Iman Lababedi | October 3, 2018

they are scary motherfuckers and they hate any living thing… and quite a few dead ones

Memory Motel, Part 43: Strummer Saves The World? 

By Iman Lababedi | September 26, 2018

The cost of mortality is service to others

Home And Heroin Chic

By Elle Smith | September 26, 2018

heroin is the drug of choice for blown-out communities across the country

Memory Motel: Once You Go Black

By Iman Lababedi | September 18, 2018

I’m gonna kill him

Memory Motel: A Rock N Roll Fantasy – Chapter 42

By Iman Lababedi | September 12, 2018

watched King, a youthful forty year old again, with Muddy Waters, playing blues standards

Memory Motel: A Rock N Roll Fantasy – Chapter 41: Strummer Calling

By Iman Lababedi | September 4, 2018

she stood face to face with Joe, who head lowered, her ears down, and she nuzzled him

Memory Motel: A Rock N Roll Fantasy – Chapter 39 – When Worlds Collide

By Iman Lababedi | August 23, 2018

“Anything is not merely possible but likely…”

Memory Motel: A Rock N Roll Fantasy – Chapter 38 – The Plaza Suite

By Iman Lababedi | August 14, 2018

“I used to roadie for the Stones, kid.” Phillip lied

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Five SectionSeven: Ghost Lover

By Iman Lababedi | August 9, 2018

It was a bizarre haunting in so many ways

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Five Section Six Phantom Babe

By Iman Lababedi | July 31, 2018

“Mumbo jumbo?”

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Five Section Six Phantom Babe

By Iman Lababedi | July 24, 2018

she didn’t see why a story with no moral could have a moral

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Five Section Five: Houses Of The Holy

By Iman Lababedi | July 17, 2018

the aura of privilege, the top of the world

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Five Section Four: The First Infidelity

By Iman Lababedi | July 8, 2018

“I’m between jobs”

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Five Section One: A Different Kind Of Aftermath

By Iman Lababedi | June 12, 2018

the zenith of cultural zeitgeist etcetraism

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Four Section Twenty Two: Roses On Your Grave

By Iman Lababedi | June 6, 2018

“The good stuff about this is no withdrawal, no addiction. Nothing”, Gram explained. “The bad thing is you can lose a lot of time on it.”….. Of course, the good news is all we had was time

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Four Section Twenty-One: A Week At The Memory Motel

By Iman Lababedi | May 29, 2018

“I know you’re hurt, I’m hurt too. They were just two guys”

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Four Section Twenty: Things Were Better

By Iman Lababedi | May 22, 2018

It isn’t that everything is worse, it is that enough of it is worse to be make a discernible difference

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Four Section Nineteen: Mick Returns To His Family

By Iman Lababedi | May 15, 2018

a huge pecking order of fame and fortune and, selfies and blowjobs

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Four Section Eighteen: Give The Bassist Some

By Iman Lababedi | May 8, 2018

“Plonk could do it.”

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Four Section Seventeen: Mick Call Home

By Iman Lababedi | May 2, 2018

“take me somewhere happy.”

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Four Section Sixteen: Waiting For Mick

By Iman Lababedi | April 25, 2018

“Thought I might rejoin the band…”

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Four Section Fifteen: Johnny Hallyday Soundalike

By Iman Lababedi | April 18, 2018

I am just the thought that loves to think the thought. Isn’t that enough?

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Three Section Fourteen: Smokin’

By Iman Lababedi | April 10, 2018

“Yuck Benson And Hedges”

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Three Section Thirteen: The Longer I’m Dead

By Iman Lababedi | April 3, 2018

I was a family and made families

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Three Section Twelve: Stu

By Iman Lababedi | March 20, 2018

“It’s like a secret mafia meeting”

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Three Section 11: Then There Were Three

By Iman Lababedi | March 14, 2018

this must be heaven

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Three Section Ten: No Hangovers

By Iman Lababedi | March 7, 2018

this must be heaven

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Three Section Nine: Sex In The After Math

By Iman Lababedi | February 28, 2018

the Rolling Stones will be lost but my family will remain

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Three Section Eight: Jagger And Blue Eyes

By Iman Lababedi | February 20, 2018

I am the abnormality that unites them

Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Three Section Seven: Jagger Of The Flies

By Iman Lababedi | February 14, 2018

the 100 little Jaggers crowded closer to the three of them