Razorcake columnist Jim Ruland made my week when the Number 20 issue of Razorcake arrived in my PO Box on Saturday and I flipped the magazine open to his “Lazy Mick” column.
In his article on Punk Rock Bowling, entitled “Lazy Mick: The Object Here Is To Win Trophies, Not Look Like A Pussy,” Jim writes on page two, column two:
EVALUATE THE ROLE OF ALCOHOL IN YOUR LIFE
This is a tough one, and it’s not for everyone. (Team Tiltwheel members can skip to section marked “Cocaine”.) If you’re still reading this, and you haven’t broken out in a cold sweat, then chances are at some point in your life you were that guy at the Punk Rock Bowling Tournament. Why? Because not only will your name live long in the lore of PRBT but chances are, your insensate ass is going to end up in the photo gallery on the barflies.net website.
As the photographer, web designer, and general work horse behind the Barflies.net Annual Punk Rock Bowling Essay, I must say that the more insensate my subject is the more entertaining the photo can turn out to be. Can is the conditional modifier here. I do ask the subject if I can take the photo and there are photos that do get left out…