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It's the Dr Frank Weakly Reader for 10.18.2019, MTX / SICKO / PATHOGENS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE HILL THIS SATURDAY NIGHT EDITION, feat. Sicko, Thin Lizzy, Charlie Chaplin, Merv Griffin, Maurice Sendak, the Sylvers, Odin, Mr Ramones, memorabilia, arifacts, naked ladies, the Case of the Censored Witch, Boleskine House, Black Agnes, Comet, and much much more; plus news, updates, shows, scandalous pictures, etc. etc. etc.  New post on Medium.… more
2 days ago
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The Mr T Experience - "My Stupid Life" live at Emo's, Austin Texas November 4, 1995. Video on YouTube. "Minor secrets" here. More video of this ilk may be found on my YouTube channel.… more
4 days ago
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Odin XX: Yet More Minor Secrets of the Mr T Experience  - table of contents: “Semi-OK”; “That Prozac Moment”; “Ba Ba Ba Ba Ba”; “Christine Bactine”; “Hello Kitty Mendendez”.  New post on Medium.… more
5 days ago
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It's the Dr Frank Weakly Reader for 10.11.2019, A Cheer for the Queers edition, feat. show announcements, the Queers, Hi-Fives, Capitalist Kids, Texas, Grim Deeds, Robyn Hitchcock, Ginger Baker, Diahann Carroll, Rip Taylor, Odin, 3 years of "balbum," Hallowe'en, the brotherhood of brands, New York Times vs. Free Speech, the return of "recovered memory," fokkers, and much much more; plus news, updates, shows, scandalous pictures, etc. etc. etc.  New post on Medium.… more
Oct 11, 2019
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Dec
Mr T Experience & the Queers Play Austin, TX
Dec 8, 2019, 9:00 PM
Austin, TX
Oct 11, 2019
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Dec
Mr T Experience / Queers play Dallas TX
Dec 6, 2019, 7:00 PM
Dallas, TX
Oct 11, 2019
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This week, it appears, marks three years since the release of King Dork Approximately the Album, the "balbum" as it were, originally released as a formless download with the paperback edition of the book.  While the publisher sold the book in the usual traditional way, we tried to make this "virtual" release of the music side of it feel as physical as possible, with specialty packaging (the first of many great custom shipping boxes from Sounds Radical) and extras like prints of the book's original, rejected art by the great Frank Kozik. There was a website where you could print out the artwork to make your own CD. There was a shirt. There were even cookies.  We did what I think was a pretty good job of making what was essentially a vanity download self-release feel "real," to us and to everybody, which is no mean feat in a time when nothing feels real. It is still available in "balbum" form, from booksellers and at shows and such. Subsequently, of course, Sounds Rad released it on vinyl, etc.Then it was really real.… more
Oct 10, 2019 • Edited
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The Mr T Experience - "Hello Kitty Mendendez" live at Northwestern University, July 1995. Video on YouTube. "Minor secrets" here. More video of this ilk may be found on my YouTube channel.… more
Oct 9, 2019
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