“Professor Punk” aka “Mr. Simpson”

I live music, quite literally. As a guy who has played in punk, rock, classical, and marching bands through most of his time on earth, has taught elementary music, beginning band/orchestra/guitar and private lessons for going on ten years and written reviews for Punknews.org for ten years as well, I spend 90% of my time in music-related activities. Other than music, I sleep sometimes and I watch TV, movies and read, but even those media types are mostly music-related for me. I’m pretty one-dimensional.

The one dilemma I think about once in a blue moon is the conflict between punk ideals and being a teacher. I was never a dirty, smelly, dumpster-diving, molotov cocktail-throwing anarcho-punk kid, but the basic tenants of punk since its inception in the ‘70s has been to “fight the system”, “question authority”, “fuck the man”, et al.

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CTS Doodles

One of our DJs, Jason Benjamin Paschal, doodles while he spins. Great stuff!

Connect The Songs Goes Hollywood

The playlist from the recent ‘Hollywood’ streak.

  1. Song name: Hollywood & Vine; Artist: Hawthorne Heights; DJ: Grant McFerrin; Date: June 18, 2012, 5:54 p.m
  2. Song name: Hollywood; Artist: The Cranberries; DJ: DJ BSA; Date: June 18, 2012, 5:49 p.m
  3. Song name: Hollywood Squares; Artist: The Dillinger Escape Plan; Date: June 18, 2012, 5:45 p.m
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