Skunkjuice – at The Vertex – Review

June 1, 1993

The beat styling of J.T. Main courses blood-pumping rhythm through the veins of their first song. Scott Francis roars low, guttural melodies of “Daisy Chain.”

Heroes Jargon – Column

June 1, 1993

Since the birth of Image, the company has become a veritable artist magnet, drawing in a few more of the big boys from Marvel.

Savior – Fiction

June 1, 1993

Mama and Papa gone away, They don’t want to know us anymore. Half of us Longhairs, Queers, Punkers, and Junkies. Got no table to sit down at on Easter Sunday.

Within Reality – Petty – Fiction

June 1, 1993

“What’s your point?” I would remind myself that that was my original question, but it seems pointless. I’m too stubborn to listen to anything I have to say.

Cipher – Fiction

June 1, 1993

One two three — four five. Six seven, eight nine ten, eleven twelve thirteen. Fourteen fifteen sixteen: seventeen eighteen, nineteen twenty?

Cat’s Rant – Fiction

June 1, 1993

“Cats in the Cradle,” a-la Ugly Kid Joe, filled its rotating slot on MTV. My wandering attention was drawn to it, and responded.

Coroner’s Corner – Column

June 1, 1993

Good evening. Welcome to the Academy Awards of Splatter Movies. The only variance that we make is that you will choose the winners.

Corregidora – Review

June 1, 1993

Dealing with the life of a post-slavery black woman, Gayle Jones illustrates the struggle of her main character with a painfully honest depiction.

No-No Boy – Review

June 1, 1993

This is the story of a young Asian American man who chose not to serve in the U.S. Army during World War II and served hard time for it.

Spotlight – Pet Store – Column

June 1, 1993

This month, we recognize the efforts of Jeff Pare and Jake Dalbec, owners of PET STORE, opening in early July on Newbury St, in Boston.

Prelude to a Lick – Column

June 1, 1993

We, as human animals, are resigned to the “inevitable” fact of passing through this life into obscurity. Some, however, fight it with everything they’ve got.

Mocha Java – Review

June 1, 1993

Their tasty blend of blues, jazz, funk, bluegrass, and folk (not to mention a dash of psychedelia) is a delicious switch from our regular brand.

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