Gleason Fest 2016: A Move to the Lilac Bowl

I have gone to every Gleason Fest since its inception in 2012, a year after Steve Gleason's ALS diagnosis. Every year I watch it grow and feel a little different as it takes a few steps further away from the first Gleason Gras! West... one that was full of melancholy tears, happy reunions, and a … [Read more...]

Sasquatchin’ Day 4: Thanks For All The Memories

It’s day four, are you spent? I think I may need a kick in the pants, or some early afternoon ROCK AND ROLL! Thunderpussy Molly Sides and the rest of Thunderpussy strolled out onto the main stage glistening in skin tight threads. As the fog machines roared to life with the first lines from … [Read more...]

Sasquatchin’ Day 3: Ooh La La Another, What A Whirlwind!

High wind warnings! Canceled sets! Brush fires! The cow from Twister flying by my face! Day three of Sasquatch was a harrowing whirlwind, and much like the saga of Mecha-Streisand, Robert Smith was the only Cure. Ugh I’m sorry but I HAD TO. Cosmos Newcomers Cosmos recently won EMP's underage … [Read more...]

Sasquatchin’ Day 2: Thank You Sir I’ll Have Another!

It’s DAY 2! Are you sleepy? Have you seen enough white males wearing kimonos, headresses, sombreros, and dashikis that your eyes have started bleeding? Maybe it is just all the dust? Let’s get back to things that will warm your soul instead. Brothers From Another In true BFA fashion, their … [Read more...]