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Replacing my blog at http://pablosmoglives.wordpress.com


Wasted & Insatiable

13 hours ago 9 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"And it come to pass, when he heareth the words of this curse, that he bless himself in his heart, saying, I shall have peace, though I walk in the imagination of mine heart, to add drunkenness to thirst:"  Deuteronomy 29:19 "Rock & Roll will die." ...

Rock & Roll Isn't Evil

27 Sep 2022 6 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"I've been caged like a wild catBy fools who don't know where it's at"Iggy & The Stooges   A lot of Christian music doesn't speak to me.  Much of it doesn't do anything for me at all.  Some of it makes me wonder if hell isn't such a bad place after a...

Peace Masquerading As Boredom

24 Sep 2022 6 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"How can anyone be happy when it's sunny every day?"  Pablo Smog   The neighbor kid came over last night to say goodbye before leaving town.  I call him a "kid" because I'm old enough to be his dad, but in fact he's in his mid-20s.  We're not great f...

Overcoming The Carnal Mind

21 Sep 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

It may be necessary to withdraw from people, places, and situations that drag you into a carnal mindset. More than mere hedonism, the carnal mindset also includes depression, despair, and perhaps even a desire to die that can open you up to suicidal...

Champagne Haitians

19 Sep 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

I would like to take a moment to congratulate the Champagne Haitians on Martha's Vineyard for starting a long-overdue campaign to Make Martha's Vineyard Haiti Again.  I think the golf courses and Covid-proof presidential party tents and yacht houses...

The Last American Songwriter

15 Sep 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

Is Fast Heart Mart the last American songwriter?  No.  Is he one of the last American songwriters?  I hope not. The answer to the question posed in the comment section of the documentary below, "why isn't Fast Heart Mart famous" is that a culture o...

Bad Americans

12 Sep 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

An interesting snapshot of the zeitgeist of the Bush years, when liberals were still interested in dissent and 9/11 truth, "Bad Americans" is from my 2008 album Blinded By Self-Righteous Degenerates.  At the time, it was still considered an indictmen...

American Ayatollahs & Artless Fundamentalism

5 Sep 2022 12 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

I can't write about this topic anymore.  Not only because it makes me viscerally nervous and ill, but because to say it a thousand more times would be even more gratuitous than it already is.  The only reason I'm writing this is so I never have to wr...

The 8-Bit Existential Allegory

27 Aug 2022 9 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

I'm older-school than most.  There are older people who are older-school than me, by virtue of being older than me, and having therefore gone to school sooner, but I'm older-school than most.  I remember when video games all had to be different, inst...

Garage d'Or

18 Aug 2022 4 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

Today is the 10-year anniversary of Garage d'Or, my distorted rock album.  Many of the songs were very old when they were recorded 10 years ago, but they never found a place on any of the other albums.  Tired of waiting, the songs started a mutiny, a...