In this episode, we talk to a couple of Chicago countercultural heroes: Jake Austen and Joe Losurdo. Jake is best known for his long-running Roctober zine and Chic-a-Go-Go public access program. Joe is a hardcore legend, having sung and played bass for Life Sentence in the late 80s and with his wife Cristina runs Regressive Films, which brought us the wonderful documentary on the first wave of Chicago punk titled You Weren’t There.
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Here for your convenience, and in no particular order, are links to some of the things we talked about:
Zoetrope [why is this pronounced “E-trope?”]
Another State Of Mind (currently features a “Manscaping” ad prior to viewing, you’re welcome)
Learn more about The Phantom Creeper and Dom Nation
FBI records search