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Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

When I was in elementary school, I wanted to be a writer, and I took this very seriously. I proclaimed to my father that I would go to Columbia because it had the best college-level writing program. I was 10. Needless to say, things didn’t

Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

I wish I was 21 in 1977. When Stiv Bators was still alive, Richard Hell was still hot, and I didn’t have to spend so much money on vintage T-shirts that would have been brand new back then. When the music was still raw and

Deathaversary: Nancy Spungen Tribute

Tomorrow will be the 39th year, to the day, since Nancy Spungen’s died. On Oct. 12, 1978, the loud-mouthed peroxide blonde was stabbed to death in Room 100 at the Chelsea Hotel in New York City. Nancy was most well-known for dating the bassist of

Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

I am wearing my boyfriend’s paper-thin, baby bunny soft, blood stained (I’m not sure whose) vintage Circle Jerks T-shirt. I am curled up in front of my space heater that keeps shutting down my surge protector—I just wait a few seconds and turn that baby back

In Tribute: Rest In Peace Tom Petty

In Tribute: Tom Petty: 1950 – 2017 Tom Petty, the highly influential frontman of The Heartbreakers, passed away on Oct. 2 from cardiac arrest at the age of 66. The news came as shock to many friends and fans, but his influence on the rock

Last Podcast on the Left indulges listeners

COMBINES HORROR WITH HUMOR There are enough true crime podcasts in the world to satisfy the most curious individuals; but is there a podcast that combines cults, serial killers, ghosts and UFOs with wit and humour that can make any listener cackle to themselves while

Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

I should probably have my pharmacy’s phone number on speed dial. Do they have that anymore? Long story short, it took losing the last of my medication, a trip to Boulder, and not finding a psychiatrist so I could get my prescription renewed. My biggest

Overslept’s Elias Armao discusses his music

INFECTIOUS POP PUNK DENVERITES The blazing sun outside contrasts nicely with the air conditioning blasting inside Capitol Hill’s Pablo’s coffee shop at Elias Armao sips on his iced latte. Elias Armao, mellow with an almost-disgusted enthusiasm, is the type who looks tactfully put-together; he dresses

Wake The Dead at the Milk Bar

On Sept. 15, there was a refreshing breeze in the night air, a welcome change from the 80-degree heat Colorado has been experiencing and Broadway became wet from the unforeseen rain storm, gleaming like obsidian. It was as good a night as any to attend

Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

I’ve propped myself up in my bed, really just a mattress on a dirty hardwood floor that I try to make look nice sunbathing in the light from the screen of my laptop. I open Google Chrome until there are six windows at the bottom