Posts Tagged ‘Boston’

In which The Gay Recluse talks to his mother about life before the internet. Our mother recently told us about when she was a teenager and used to go to camp during the summer. Usually her family could only afford to send her for one week, which cost $7.50. Then one summer — in 1946, […]


On Burma

11Oct07

Our heart goes out to the Burmese monks of Myanmar but our mind drifts back to the post-hardcore band from Boston. As much as any other band in our collection, Mission of Burma was one whose impenetrable mystique electrified us at an age when we were still anxious to be electrified. The songs were angular and dissonant, […]