posts from Zappa

Frank Zappa Appreciation Index: Titties and Beer – You Can’t Do That While Jogging Anymore

by July 24th, 2011 - Culture » Sounds »

I haven’t exactly been shy about my admiration for Frank Zappa, the great and voluminous composer, decent guitarist, master of concepts, counter-counter-counter-culture wizard of words, unrestrained and unpredictable humorist, tireless entrepreneur, and champion of free speech. Frank Zappa’s is a massive, seemingly endless library of original content and alternate recordings that allows you great opportunity […]

Case Studies in Indecency – The Burden of Proof is on the FCC

by June 27th, 2011 - Culture » Politics » Society »

The Supreme Court of the United States has decided some interesting cases in the last year. Most recently came a decision that overturned a California law banning/fining sales of violent video games to minors, leaving the moral decision of such incidents to families rather than the all-knowing Oz. Bravo to SCOTUS for making the rational […]

THE Art is in RESIDENTS – Nobody Knows How or Why

by April 5th, 2011 - Culture » Arts » Culture » Film and TV » Culture » Sounds »

The Residents 13th Anniversary Show – copyright The Residents and The Cryptic Corporation SurREAL PARTICULAR The best opening to a Residents show would be for a roadie to come on stage and check various pieces of equipment before standing center stage vibrating and then exploding into red mist through which The Residents emerge and immediately […]

The Zappa Conspiracy That Never Was and Certainly Isn’t

by October 4th, 2010 - Society » Culture » Sounds »

A few days ago, I was talking to a lady friend of mine and brought up Frank Zappa’s marriage and assumed philandering as a trivial argument against monogamy and for honest promiscuity. I was told that apparently a biography of Frank Zappa actually tells a story of Gail Zappa getting quite angry over some new […]

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