Author Archives: Elise Thompson

About Elise Thompson

Born and raised in the great city of Los Angeles, this food, culture and music-loving punk rock angeleno wants to turn you on to all that is funky, delicious and weird in the city. While Elise holds down the fort, her adventurous alter ego Kiki Maraschino is known to roam the country in search of catfish.

From the Archives: Flander’s Fields

While considering Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day, the first thing that always comes to mind is a poem my mother had hanging inside of a cupboard door when I was growing up. “In Flander’s Fields,” by physician Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae, … Continue reading

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Better Buy More Purple Crayons! Feral House Adds Prince: The Coloring Book

On April 25th, Feral House Publications released “Prince: The Coloring Book.” This third book joins the already popular Bowie and Lemmy coloring books.  I took a stab at coloring Prince with crayons, colored pencils and markers. Having not colored since … Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain’s Doc Wasted! The Story of Food Waste — In Theaters Now!

In the United States, 40 % of our food is wasted. 90 percent of food waste goes to landfills where it produces methane, a harmful greenhouse has. The process of making food has the worst impact on ecology than any … Continue reading

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“The Keepers” from Netflix: The Next Documentary You Will Be Binge-Watching

Netflix practically invented binge-watching by creating addictive shows and dropping the entire season into the queue at the same time. Now they have branched off into making documentary series that are just as compelling. In the vein of “Making of a … Continue reading

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Terry James Graham Releases the Definitive Punk Autobiography

Call in sick and cancel all of our appointments! Lost World Press has just released “Punk Like Me! Liner Notes for a Revolution that Never Happened,” and once you start reading it, you will not want any interruptions. Terry James … Continue reading

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Raymond Pettibon: Punk Rock Geeeeeenius

For some reason I imagine Wile E. Coyote saying the name of this film. stretching out the “E” dramatically. The first in the series, “The Art of Punk” by the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAtv), it features interviews with Keith … Continue reading

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