High culture, low
culture, no culture
all co-existing uneasily in another installment of On the Streets.
As always, read at your own risk...
Letters (to the OTS
It was a slow week for mail, though thankfully a busy week (or two hour
period) for fotographs. First Friday and the Final Four
combined synergisticaly and alliteratively. I'm still not
sure what happened with Kid Rock.
But first, to the letters...
From Austin reader Michael came this announcement with the title "My
You may or may not be
aware, and you may not care all that much, but I am very proud to
announce that the new Monroe Mustang record, Monroe Mustang, the
Imaginary Band, Regretfully Declines, was released this week on
A free mp3 download of
the opening track – "The Other Side" – is available
This is the first album
by Monroe Mustang this century. Keeping with the times, this "record"
is a digital release – you can purchase it here on the iTunes
music store, or at Amazon
Believe it or not, we
will play some shows this summer in Austin, Texas, and we have some
more surprises up our collective sleeves.
We are committed to
continuing forward at the glacial pace you've never heard of, come to
conveniently forget about and/or not expect.
Be our friend and please
help us spread the word.
Thank you for your
attention. Pardon the intrusion. And don't forget
to say hello if we haven't emailed in a while.
OTS Insider "Tops" emailed with this update about the Main Plaza
"Sorry to see I missed
out on the Highlife Ride last week, but I'm a little drained from
overtiming. Main Plaza opens this weekend (Sunday evening) so after
than things normalize a bit. You should come on out for that.... I'll
send out an email soon enough."
For information about the Sunday night Main Plaza re-opening party
check out this.
Normally, it's all about the letters coming in. On occasion, however, a
letter must be sent out. This would be the first time. One
can imagine it must have been important.
Yes, we're talking about a letter to the Mayor.
It involves the recent prediction for cannibalism and related
Meet the New OTS Correspondent: LA Chris
This is quite a score for On the Street. With
"offices" in La Paz, San Luis Obispo, Denver, and now Los
Angeles, the OTS news desk has expanded considerably.
LA Chris is gracious to share his inside knowledge of the Hollywood
film scene. Here, he helps OTS clarify some issues from a
few weeks back regarding Leprechaun 5: "Lep in the Hood". (To
recall, the Leprechaun series was created by another Mark Jones, aka
doppelganger #2 of OTS historians.)