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This is Awesome: Young & Brave soundtrack Planned Parenthood of North Texas’ “50th Anniversary of the the Pill” video

23 Jun

This video just popped up over on the PPNTX facebook page, in celebration of the pill’s 50th anniversary PPNTX chose to produce a short video featuring women not only showing why the appreciate the pill,  a slide show of facts about that little life saver, but also from one of our favorite local acts the always socially conscious Young & Brave. Needless to say we’re proud of the band, and are more than happy to share the video after the jump. Continue reading

Field Trip! DBB at the Planned Parenthood Rock Your Body Politic

27 Jan

photo provided by Planned Parenthood

We like field trips, and we really like having people freelance. So with that in mind I went to the Planned Parenthood Rock Your Body Politic last Thursday, dragging along an old editor friend of mine in hopes of getting new opinions on things I was ill-equiped to have a valid opinion on. I can tell you about the music, I can go on, and on about how Aaron Eash, of Giggle Party, was as on his game as I’d ever seen him. How he underwent a full transformation on stage, evolving from a quiet and friendly guy, to some type of Carnival Barker/hip-hop hype man hybrid, that worked the crowd into a ruckus, by not only playing his guitar behind his back, but doing so for most of the set. I could tell you how the professional approach Young & Brave took to the stage further cemented my belief that the band is on its way to bigger things. Hell, I could tell you about new Happy Bullet songs, crossdressing Lady GaGa impersonators and how the Girl in the Coma crowd resembled an issue of Love & Rockets.

But, what  I should do is give my old friend, and editor, Ellen Maraccini a spot to share her thoughts on a cause she truly believes in. What follows are her thoughts, and a pretty awesome rant. Continue reading