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  • Year of the Weasel Episode 2: Peak Weasel

    Year of the Weasel Episode 2: Peak Weasel

    When we last left our hero, it was 1989 and the world was teetering on the brink of full-blown Weaselmania; now, we’re picking up for a deep dive into the peak of Pauly Shore’s pre-movie fame, including his MTV show Totally (Different) Pauly, his two (!) imperial-era standup comedy albums, and his 1992 victory-lap HBO…

  • Headbangers Book Club: Pamela Des Barres’ I’m with the Band (Part 2)

    Headbangers Book Club: Pamela Des Barres’ I’m with the Band (Part 2)

    At long last, we’re finally concluding our two-parter on Pamela Des Barres’ epochal memoir I’m with the Band! In this episode, we get in some more digs at our nemesis Jimmy Page, with some bonus potshots at Don Johnson, and continue to gush about how nice it is to read a book where you don’t…

  • Headbangers Book Club: Pamela Des Barres’ I’m with the Band (Part 1)

    Headbangers Book Club: Pamela Des Barres’ I’m with the Band (Part 1)

    This month’s Headbangers Book Club Official Selection is a special one, as it’s the first book we’ve read that’s not a total sausage party! Pamela Des Barres may not have been a rock star in her own right (unless you count her brief stint in the Zappa-sponsored girl group the GTO’s), but her memoir I’m…

  • Headbangers Book Club: Meat Loaf’s To Hell and Back

    Headbangers Book Club: Meat Loaf’s To Hell and Back

    Turns out Meat Loaf needed a little extra time in the oven, but we’re finally back to discuss the late vocal powerhouse’s 2000 memoir To Hell and Back. Join us as we ponder Meat’s many concussions, his suitably operatic relationship with the also-recently-departed Jim Steinman, and how he’s easily in the top five of anti-maskers…

  • Headbangers Book Club: Sebastian Bach’s 18 and Life on Skid Row (Part 2)

    Headbangers Book Club: Sebastian Bach’s 18 and Life on Skid Row (Part 2)

    Hey mothertruckers, we’re Bach in the saddle with Part 2 of our series on Sebastian Bach‘s 18 and Life on Skid Row! This book really picked up in the second half, so please excuse the slightly flabby runtime; there’s just too many good stories for us not to discuss them. Join us again in two…

  • Podcast: Dystöpian Böök Clüb vs. Mötley Crüe’s The Dirt

    Podcast: Dystöpian Böök Clüb vs. Mötley Crüe’s The Dirt

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ddp30.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Blubrry | Youtube Music | RSSAfter almost three years of ripping on trashy rock biographies with Dystopian Book Club, it was only a matter of time for us to get around to the trashiest of them all: Neil Strauss’ and Mötley…