Coincidentally, Chris Lane contributed an illustration to another story in this week's Express. Within a few weeks, people were showing up at the grocery store with protective surgical masks. Yet it wasn't the first time we'd been hit by a mysterious, deadly virus: Not surprisingly, these recent disease panics led to a spate of zombie fantasies in the form of movies, video games, survival guides, and even a Marvel Comics series , all of which played on our fear of pathogens. A Record of the Year of Infection, it imagines a public health crisis in the year caused by a sickness that percolates through the air and gets under people's skin.
Three Lessons I Learned Touring In a Fetish Band | Houston Press
Print Article AA There's nothing quite like the experience of being in a rock band that's trying to make a go at commercial success. Almost 16 years ago, I found myself as the new guitar player for Bozo Porno Circus, an industrial-rock band based out of Houston. I found myself suddenly a part of that band, which at the time had been around for a few years and had already released a CD. I'd been dragged to a New Year's Eve performance at Instant Karma by a friend of the group, and upon seeing their very theatrical performance thought, "I should be in this band. A couple of months later, my friend told me that Bozo Porno Circus had an upcoming tour and needed a fill-in guitar player. After two weeks playing shows across the country and in Canada, I was asked to join the band as a full-time member, and took to it like a fish to water.
Traditional, Folk, Irish, and Popular music Contact: Elaine Sherman elaineisherman gmail. Since retirement, I have had the great fortune to engage in a new career in guitar making, full time. I have been a luthier since and have played guitar and performed occasionally for 50 years.