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  • Zappa in Rehearsal, 1973
    Wonderful footage, beautiful sound: 1973-06-26 Sydney Frank Zappa, Rehearsel (sic):
  • Two Zappa-related Entertainments Coming to Los Angeles
    The first: Joe’s Garage, Based on Zappa Album, to Make World Premiere in September: The Open Fist Theatre Company in California will present the world premiere of Joe’s Garage, a new stage production based on the Frank Zappa album of the same name. Directed by Pat Towne, the production will begin previews at the Open…
  • Petition: Aggressive Action by the ZFT
    Kill Ugly Radio | Frank Zappa & Elsewhere ยป Petition: Aggressive Action by the ZFT First, read it: We the undersigned petition the Zappa Family Trust (ZFT) to cease and desist from making threats of legal action against FZ tribute bands, FZ fan sites, Zappa music festivals and other related activities that are designed first…

  • Misc and Max
    Some strangeness afoot. Police apparently came in the house while I was in the tub and looked around looking for some dude (Ryan Reynolds?). They didn’t bug me. Also, my Windows 2003 and my iTunes and my old 1GB iPod Shuffle are not playing well. Jerks. Yuck! I tried the iPod Reset Utility, I tried…
  • Just me and the pygmy pony
    Lyric of the day: I’m gonna find me a horse Just about this big, And ride him all along the border line With a Pair of heavy-duty Zircon-encrusted tweezers in my hand Every other wrangler would say I was mighty grand But by myself I wouldn’t Have no boss, But I’d be raisin’ my lonely…
  • Morning’s Miscellany
    Zappa Documentary on YouTube, Pointed to by Kill Ugly Radio: 10 Zen Monkeys asks writers Is The Net Good For Writers? My favorite is Clay Shirky’s. My current musical obsessions: Gerry Rafferty’s Baker Street, Foo Fighter’s Baker Street, Toy Doll’s Nellie the Elephant, Siouxsee & the Banshees Dear Prudence, Christine, and The Passenger, and most…

  • Zappa Morning
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FUAgIBysj4 via Kill Ugly Radio And also, Adrian Belew recently made two posts about adventures in Frank Zappa’s world: How To End Up Wearing A Dress On Stage In A Concert Film With Frank Zappa How To End Up Imitating Bob Dylan In Concert With Frank Zappa Every good morning should begin with a little…
  • I Love Audio
    Audio Reversal In Popular Culture is a neat web page all about instances where people reverse, somehow the sound in a song to dramatic effect, or just to be weird. Of course Zappa is included.
  • Lyric of the Day, From Mr. Zappa, 1973 or so.
    I’m gross and perverted I’m obsessed ‘n deranged I have existed for years But very little has changed I am the tool of the Government And industry too For I am destined to rule And regulate you I may be vile and pernicious But you can’t look away I make you think I’m delicious With…

  • Mothers of Invention Ticket
    Steve passed this along to me a few years ago (March of 2000 by the timestamp on my copy of the file). I have it in my Zappa folder on my main computer, but I thought I’d add it to my Zappa Fan piece , and include it here in the blog. So here it…