Tag Archives: music and losers — I call it ‘loozik’

“Have You Checked The Trunk? I Was Aging A Salami In There.”

Warning: The following contains dumb ideas, awful Batman impersonations, and a Matt Weiters (pronounced ‘Mat Wheat-erz’) – shaped hole in the lineup. A look at some panels from Peter Bagge’s Hate #22, published in 1996.  In 1996, I lived about … Continue reading

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The Undertow

One of my favorite comics of recent years is Criminal, by Ed Brubaker and an artist whose name doesn’t leap to mind.  It’s boiled down from the paperback crime novels of the Forties thru the Seventies; if you’ve ever made … Continue reading

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Childhood’s End; Or, Rockie Bee Meets The Boy Genius, Part Two

So Friday I went to see my old friend Dan play at the unbelievably boring old Ottobar in Baltimore (City Motto: ‘The Turd At Your Doorstep‘).  There was a sense of urgency in my wanting to see Dan do his … Continue reading

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Cake Boss

So tomorrow’s my daughter’s party for her fifth birthday.  She’s been amped up for a week; can’t sleep past midnight in anticipation of being the center of attention and getting presents.  She wanted a Barbie theme; Th’ Wife and I … Continue reading

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The Competitor

Came home from band practice Tuesday night, all excited.  Our drummer couldn’t make it; so rather than slave over the ‘originals’ we worked up some covers.  I got to sing one; if I’d figured out my guitar solo better at … Continue reading

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I Don’t Envy You At All, Brah

So we roll into the OC on Friday.  We meet my in-laws and go to dinner on the Bay side of First Street, at De Lazy Lizard Bar and Grill.  It seems to be a new place in Ocean City, … Continue reading

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Rockie Bee, Occasional Man of MUUUUUUUUUSIC!

I’ve been meaning to write for months, but I’ve been busy.  Stupid busy since mid-June. In mid-June, I played a solo gig at an outdoor festival.  My son had just had his tonsils taken out and came home with the … Continue reading

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