DADEMONICISSUE 1THE GOOD NEWS

Welcome to Dademonic, where we idolize the creepy and share the spooky. Each month we feature a local writer’s twisted tale to get you through your Frightday work hustle. This month we bring you, Antonio Sosa, with “The Good News”, a dark prose on sweet revenge. Now bite in and get your first taste of Dademonic. Let’s get witchy baby…

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Interviewing Damson

Story. Not rumor. Not innuendo. Not gossip. Not chatter. But story. The sort of story upon which myths are made and fables are created. Story fit for an oracle. Deep, dark, dreamy narratives, handed down by sages, through the ages.…

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Local and Vocal:Mel Bryant

The times they are a changin’. And so is the stage for conscious music and creativity. Local musician Mel Bryant is emblematic of this reality. Singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist, Bryant’s musical trilogy reminds listeners what a good sonic recipe sounds…

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GoingGoing Gone!

What do Brit badboy Banksy and Chilean master Modernist Roberto Matta have in common? How ‘bout Cuban cross-culturalist Wifredo Lam and French lensman Henri Cartier-Bresson? Or the irrefutably-recognized Colombian Fernando Botero and Italian Transavanguardian Sandro Chia? These collosal visualists, along…

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Dare Yourself

It’s the oldest instrument ever. (40,000 years plus) It’s been written about by the Sumerians and Confucius, in The Bible and The Epic of Gilgamesh. It’s played by ancient Greek myths (Pan), Indian gods (Krishna) and British rockstars (Jethro Tull’s…

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The Other Top 10Albums of 2016

2016 was a horrible year in countless ways, but somehow musically was not one of them. A few artists were crafting some of the coolest music to come out in recent memory – amidst a backdrop of political and social strife, faraway warfare and domestic hate atrocities, and a lot of shitty top 40 hits.

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Behind the Gnar:Aaron Homoki

Aaron “Jaws” Homoki loves being high. And not the way you may think. While his name reminds you of a giant great white shark terrorizing your local beach party, Jaws’ skating style is most reminiscent to that of a bird with the way he seamlessly gets air. This year alone, he became the first skateboarder-along with his good friend Tony Hawk-to skate in zero gravity. He also broke the world record for most stairs ollied at 25 at the famous Lyon staircase in France. His very presence on a skateboard is a challenge to Newton’s Laws of Gravity.

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