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#53806 Monday Morning Music: Pegboy

Posted by TWC on 28 August 2013 - 09:46 AM

I heard 'em called Chicago's Fugazi, but I don't think they're all that similar.


So Naked Raygun goes kaput, John Haggerty (guitar) gets together with his brother, Joe (recently split from his band, Effigies) to form Pegboy.  In '90 they put out a remarkable pair of records that were ultimately joined for the CD release Strong Reaction/Three Chord Monte.  Tremendous music.  I don't think their second album, Earwig, or their other EP, Fore! (even though Albini played on it), ever held up to these two.


Still one of Chicago's greatest bands.  And Joe Haggerty is a damn good plumber.


Title track from Strong Reaction:


Probably my favorite of their songs.  The best punk instrumental ever:


#53513 So, positives?

Posted by TWC on 22 August 2013 - 04:44 PM



I have read "The Book" and this is the only place that even comes close to considering it as some sort of masterpiece. This may seriously be the only forum I can recall it mentioned more than three times. It's content is usually shot down rather quickly.  It's not "cutting edge" by any length of the imagination.

I won't get into the books flaws as I do not want to unintentionally hurt anyone's feelings.


My differing opinion will be considered trolling by some and I am ready to face the consequences as such.


Bring the thunderbolts all mighty one !!!!!!!



Holy crap.  What a pompous ass.  Full of condescension and self-aggrandisement. 


You're really coming across as quite a dick, man.  Either lose the attitude or go the fuck away.

#52988 Happy Birthday Jeffrey

Posted by TWC on 15 August 2013 - 08:05 AM

Hail to the King, baby!



#52871 I was molested by a Cardinal

Posted by TWC on 13 August 2013 - 12:14 AM


And as you once said, Cardinals fans punch babies.


That post is still among the best on the board.



Yup.  I told my son all about that upon reading it two years ago.  Though he's seven now, my son still reacts violently when I tell him the Cubs are playing the Cardinals. ("They're the ones that punch babies, right, Daddy?  I HATE them!")  (This is not to be outdone, however, by when he refers to White Sox fans as having "wheels on their houses", which grew out of my feeble attempt to explain "trailer trash" to him at the age of five.)

#51572 "Friends"?

Posted by TWC on 26 July 2013 - 06:16 PM

Wonder Twins Friends Powers ACTIVATE!

#49787 Angels v. Cubs - July 9, 2013 (TV: CSN)

Posted by TWC on 09 July 2013 - 07:47 PM

That Joe Blanton sucks.  I wish we could face him every day.

#49425 Starlin Castro

Posted by TWC on 05 July 2013 - 03:16 PM

I cannot take any trade proposal seriously if it's written in Comic Sans.

#48524 Apropos of Nothing

Posted by TWC on 21 June 2013 - 01:14 PM

Which one did you want posted? There are a lot on that page


This one is apparently for you:



#48287 5 Reasons To Keep Watching the Cubs in 2013

Posted by TWC on 18 June 2013 - 09:58 AM

There's really only one reason:


Because baseball is awesome, and Chicago Cubs baseball is the awesomest (even when the team is not).

#48213 Fire Sale trade ideas

Posted by TWC on 17 June 2013 - 10:47 AM

OH MY GOD WE'RE HAVING A FIRE                                                 sale



#48048 Cubs Calendar - 6/14 - Runs Scored

Posted by TWC on 14 June 2013 - 03:20 PM

Come on!  Grace was number 17.  (or is that #Twitterspeak for something else?)



I think it's damn shame that Spriggs here isn't on Twitter.  Can you IMAGINE the troubles he'd have with the Retweet button?!

#47874 Cubs Calendar - 6/13 - Scoreboard

Posted by TWC on 13 June 2013 - 11:16 AM

Yeah, well, you still can't use the quote button very well, so neener-neener-neener.



#47841 Potential Closer?

Posted by TWC on 13 June 2013 - 09:34 AM


I have an affinity for Lincecum

Since he cut his hair does that mean you are cutting yours as well?



Pfft.  You notice that he sucks now, right?

#47697 Women in Baseball?

Posted by TWC on 11 June 2013 - 03:17 PM



... is a fucking twat.

#47605 2015 Ace options

Posted by TWC on 10 June 2013 - 12:42 PM

This is the only Ace:



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