June Literary Holidays

Here are some interesting literary holidays to enjoy in June.

June is GLBT Book Month, which started as LGBT Book Month in the early 1990s. To quote the GLBT Book Month website: “[this is] a nationwide celebration of the authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community.”

In honor of this month, let me point you Continue reading “June Literary Holidays”

See how pretty, see how smart

Well kids, the self-proclaimed “greatest band in the history of music,” the Melvins will once again be gracing Seattle with their exalted presence May 13 and 14. They will be playing some of their most esteemed works, including the albums Houdini and Stoner Witch, in their entireties. If you need to find me I’ll be front row, stage Buzz, as always.

In honor of their momentous return to our fair city, I present an archaeological expedition into all forms of media looking for clues to this band’s peerless artistry and volume. What books or films could influence such skilled musical craftsmen? Let’s find out! Continue reading “See how pretty, see how smart”