Category Archives: Punk

An 8 Year-Old Liar & What Is Art?

           In the next edition of Life Elsewhere we’ll hear from Fayette Fox who says that before turning her hand to become an author she taught sex-ed to “untouchable-caste” girls in India. Fayette adds, she loves helping people, which is why she runs a business that creates the “right profile” for online dating sites! But, the main reason Fayette Fox will be on the program is to

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What Would Sid Say, Frida As Patti Smith, Good Pop Music & More

  The latest installment of BACK. covers a lot of territory, including a question about Sid Vicious‘s cover of My Way in a car commercial, Frida Kahlo nude and as Patti Smith, pixilated album sleeves, new pop music and much more… BACK.  is the page where Norman B. the host and creator of Life Elsewhere presents his thoughts, observations and curated links to all manner of places. We encourage you to

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#yesallwomen Explained

The latest edition of Life Elsewhere began with a conversation about #yesallwomen and the backlash against women speaking out about the pervasiveness of violence against women. Our guests were Audrey Bilger,author, professor of literature and gender studies and Faculty Director of the Center for Writing & Public Discourse at Claremont McKenna College and Shira Tarrant, author, professor & social critic, political scientist and associate

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Hear The Interview With Ski Patrol’s Nick Clift

The latest edition of Life Elsewhere features an exclusive interview with Nick Clift, guitarist for the short-lived but highly rated post-punk band, Ski Patrol. For over a year, Nick has painstakingly complied a long overdue collection of Ski Patrol‘s recored work. Formed in 1979 by singer Ian Lowery (later of Folk Devils and King Blank) with Peter Balmer (later of Fad Gadget) on bass and Clift

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Ski Patrol Exclusive!

On April 15, a long overdue collection of recorded works by the exemplary post-punk band Ski Patrol, will be released. The album titled Versions Of A Life (Recordings 1979-81)  features some of Ski Patrol‘s singles, alternate versions, remixes and two cuts from the famed John Peel Sessions for the BBC. Ski Patrol guitarist Nick Clift, compiled the album mainly as

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