Hello friends and skeptics, ladies and gentlemen and otherwise. Here’s another edition of the Dr Frank Weakly Reader, that thing I do where I round up the past week’s web “content” to serve as an index so I know where to look if I ever want to search for some particular thing. Social media broke the internet’s search and archive function, and until someone figures out how to fix it, this is the best way. I do it chiefly for myself, but as always feel free to read along if you like.
— RAD-014–7: On the front burner this week we’ve got the re-issue of the “Alternative Is Here to Stay” seven inch, just announced by Sounds Radical. As I mentioned in the “Alternative…” Song for Odin write up (see below), this release was a turning point in the MTX Starship’s bumbling trajectory, with a new crew and a newly constituted label relationship. This last was a bit like making up after an effective break-up, tentative at first, then sort of full speed ahead and impeccably faithful. We would go on to do some pretty great things. …
How can we understand riots by the people for the people who are only destroying themselves, when you see a frightened person who is frightened by the people who are scorching this earth?
Beats me… all I can do is bellow and keen about chocolate and girls.
This is the Dr Frank Weakly Reader, and such questions, like most everything else, are above its paygrade. In truth, the Dr Frank Weakly Reader is not good for much. But if you’re looking for an illustrated, annotated, augmented index of the past week in the Doctorfrankosphere, you’ve come to the right place.