Posted in Contests | To Do | books | music on February 9, 2008

Punk Book of Lists

"We make to-do lists, shopping lists, wish lists...but somehow our lists just don't ROCK. The ones in this new book do....The Official Punk Rock Book of Lists is the handiwork of Handsome Dick Manitoba of the Dictators and Amy Wallace of the original Book of Lists. They're billing this book as "Essential bathroom reading!!!! " but we like it at the breakfast table, actually. We loved learning how about The Pogues got their name and what Mario Batali's favorite pizzas in the world are. (What does that have to do with punk rock? According to this tome, pizza is the MOST punk rock food of all.)" [beatrice]
* Market Hotel opens
* Joakim plays Studio B
* Freak's Ball VIII @ Southpaw
* Gallows play Bowery Ballroom
* Kaiju Big Battel @ Webster Hall
* Early Man plays Knitting Factory
* RIP, Tony Silver, director of Style Wars
* Sick of It All is at Highline Ballroom
* No Age & Liars are playing Warsaw
* Godspeed You! Black Emperor (R.I.P)
* Siouxsie Sioux is at Irving Plaza
* NYC fans feels snubbed by Siouxsie Sioux
* Richards, Jagger throw stones at Winehouse
* Osbourne offers Winehouse post rehab sanctuary
* Visa Vetoed, Winehouse Goes to Grammy Satellite
* Should You Watch Sunday Night's Grammy Awards?

I have two copies of "The Official Punk Rock Book of Lists" to give away. E-mail BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM (subject: punk) if you want to win one. Two winners will be picked and contacted. What else?

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Comments (16)

beat the devil @ europa in greenpoint. would go myself if i wasnt headed to Liars.

hooray fer Polish Nightclubs!!

Posted by Anonymous | February 9, 2008 6:52 PM

Having Handsome Dick Manitoba write a book of punk rock lists is like having the dogcatcher of Shitsville KS compose U.S. foreign policy.

Posted by Crosseyed Sniper | February 9, 2008 7:02 PM

agreed, but dont shit on shitsville

Posted by Anonymous | February 9, 2008 7:06 PM

D.F.F.D.

Posted by Anonymous | February 9, 2008 8:53 PM

"Contributors include rock stars and punk luminaries, from members of Guns N' Roses and the Ramones to Little Steven Van Zandt, Nick Tosches, Lenny Kaye, Debbie Harry, and every other big-name punk from the last 30 years of rock history."

Posted by Anonymous | February 9, 2008 9:00 PM

"NYC fans feels snubbed by Siouxsie Sioux"

Hey, "Baby": Boo-fucking-hoo.

Posted by Anonymous | February 9, 2008 9:09 PM

Fuck Handsome Dick Manitoba and his litigious bullshit. Dan Snaith is a million times the artist that hack is. First, how the hell is it possible to copyright the name of a Canadian province? Second, how very punk rock of you, Handsome Dick, to send an issue like this to court.

Yes, I'm still upset about this thing that happened like 3-4 years ago...

I should also take some of my meds...

Posted by Sean | February 9, 2008 11:14 PM

Sean, please take a lethal OD of your meds.

Posted by Anonymous | February 9, 2008 11:34 PM

Liars? Setlist?

Posted by Anonymous | February 10, 2008 1:26 AM

Liars killed it.

Posted by Anonymous | February 10, 2008 1:32 AM

Dan Snaith is a hack. He couldn't handle Handsome Dick and bowed to his every command without issue. Owned.

D.F.F.D.

Posted by Anonymous | February 10, 2008 1:52 PM

Interesting how Gibby Haines started BHS...

Posted by Eric | February 10, 2008 3:18 PM

Whatchoo talk 'bout, Eric?

Posted by Anonymous | February 10, 2008 7:30 PM

Liars were awesome last night. No Age too.

Posted by bill p | February 10, 2008 7:39 PM

Re. Siouxsie post:

"It was not a scene be-fitting a lady and it showed a remarkable lack of graciousness or class."

...Said about a "lady" who was once seen at a show topless and wearing a swastika armband.

Tsk, tsk...

Posted by Anonymous | February 10, 2008 10:06 PM

"Whatchoo talk 'bout, Eric?"

He was like 1 course short of getting his MBA and joining an accounting firm then he started doing acid w/ Paul Leary and it was all downhill from there...

It's in the book.

Posted by Eric | February 11, 2008 12:03 AM

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