I’m Against It, pandemic edition

May 7, 2020

“I’m Against it” by the #Ramones, with updated lyrics:

Well I’m against it
I’m against it
Well I’m against it
I’m against it

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Joey and the Restless Leg

March 8, 2019

Joey couldn’t take his eyes off the guy’s leg. Why did that guy have to constantly shake his leg? Why do people do that? Nervous energy? Does it sooth them, like playing with a spiky ball might sooth a kid with a mental disorder? It was driving Joey crazy. He couldn’t say anything because then he’d sound like an asshole. He held his hand over the right side of his face, blocking his view of the leg. But it was awkward to keep his hand there. He’d have to leave and find another table to sit at. 

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Debbie Ramone

October 16, 2014


This is the first time I’ve ever told anyone my Ramones story. I used to think I would get in trouble if I told it. Now, nearly 40 years later, it feels surreal, like a half-forgotten, very weird dream.

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Pun Krock

January 7, 2014

Punk Rock puns, for that demographic of readers that probably only exists in my head.

These songs are best sung along to the originals.

Pretty Valium
(Sung to the tune of the Sex Pistols’ Pretty Vacant)

There’s no use in aspirin, you’ll get no relief
Valium’s the one that you’ve gotta believe
If you cannot reason & it’s all too much
You’ll feel much better – take Valium for lunch

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The RAMONES, in Haiku.

August 12, 2013


Kids are all hopped up…

Sheena is a punk rocker

…and ready to go

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