Sunday, December 30, 2012

Beasties' anti-violence vid, "Something's Got to Give"

Featuring Adam Yauch taking a sledgehammer to a pistol. And smiling at his handiwork, after the fact. And B-52s bombing the bejesus out of Vietnam's countryside.


Monday, December 17, 2012

Alice in Chains, "Rooster": mythologizing Vietnam

Alice in Chains, "Rooster":

Walkin' tall machine gun man
They spit on me in my home land

Even the "alternative" grunge acts help spread the myth that Vietnam vets were spat at. To read about the untruth of this myth go here. Or read H. Bruce Franklin's Vietnam and Other American Fantasies.

More about "Rooster" here.