1) Looks like the li'l Stoogeband might be reviving "Ain't It Fun" by the Dead Boys/Rocket From the Tombs, a song unplayed by us since Sir Steffin Ratliff left the band in June 2008. Hembree wants to bring it back as part of the "Fun Trilogy" that also includes "No Fun" and "Funhouse." "My Idea of Fun" sleeps with the fishes, however. As does "Marquee Moon," our most popular song for Steffin's last year in the band. Unless he wants to come sit in.
2) Hickey just released a new single under his Joe and the Sonic Dirt From Madagascar rubric, the rock-ish "Capt. Saddo and Twig (Rough and Ready-ish)
. Me like much.
3) Fort Worth anarcho-improv outfit Drift Era, brainchild of one Jonathan O'Connor, who once claimed to like PFFFFT!, just posted this promo video that's like a narcotic in a good way. Check 'em out.