Less Than Jake

Ep. 278: Chris DeMakes of Less Than Jake

Dude, it’s Chris DeMakes! He’s the co-lead singer and guitarist for Less Than Jake! He’s host of the wildly entertaining podcast Chris DeMakes a Podcast. He’ll write you a custom song or do video consultations for you and your band at ChrisDeMakes.com. He’s got a new book called Blast From the Past. If you’re here,…

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The First 5 (or so) Ska Albums That Changed My Life

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday, a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because the internet is STILL incredibly un-fun in 2021 and I enjoy blogging. It’s Friday and these will be fun! This week’s list… The First 5…

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Thirty-seven

It’s time for the annual check-up into my life, and this year told through the prism of three bands. Here we go… *** Before our kids were in full-time day care, we spent a lot of time with them. I am intensely grateful for this time in retrospect because now that they’re elsewhere from pretty…

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Ep. 175: Vinnie Fiorello – Drummer and Lyricist, Less Than Jake

Vinnie Fiorello is the drummer and chief lyricist of Less Than Jake, which is, to put it mildly, only one of my absolute favorite bands of my entire freaking life. I’ve enthusiastically consumed Less Than Jake’s music for more than 20 years. I’ve seen them live more than 10 times. And I still can’t believe…

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Thirty-five

I turned 35 this year. That means as of last Sunday I am legally eligible to run for President of the United States of America. I have no plans ever to do this, but for whatever reason I’ve always measured birthdays this way. Some of them are obvious – 16 you can drive, 18 you…

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