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1992 Stories by John Hood

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  • Danzig In th Dark

    published December 23, 1992

    Death Metal. Crucifixes, sacrificial altars, stained and shattered glass. Calls for murder, massacre, all-around mayhem, and, in shallower... More >>

  • Livin' X-tra Large

    published November 11, 1992

    What's so beastly about the Beastie Boys? Flavor. F-L-A-V-O-R. That is, full-fledged, long-lasting, ass-kicking, veracity-dropping oomph and... More >>

  • Welcome to the 9 Tease

    published October 21, 1992

    What becomes a legend most? Folk rock. Aaargh! An overloaded term that would make any self-respecting, post-Boom techno kid reach for his... More >>

  • Murky In America

    published September 30, 1992

    How does an inspired and original Miami act land a record deal with one of the N.Y./L.A. power axis companies without either going to New York or... More >>

  • Opus Technus

    published September 9, 1992

    Like any self-important, one-assignment-away-from-the-poorhouse hack, I get a lot of mail -- books, tapes, CDs, and a never-ending paper trail of... More >>

  • Opus Technus

    published September 9, 1992

    Like any self-important, one-assignment-away-from-the-poorhouse hack, I get a lot of mail -- books, tapes, CDs, and a never-ending paper trail of... More >>

  • Black Eyes

    published August 5, 1992

    There's a marketing strategy currently faddish among manufacturers of pop detritus that advocates slipping to an unsuspecting public something... More >>

  • Take A Knapp

    published July 29, 1992

    Who's the hippest DJ in South Beach? Hard to say. What is certain is that whatever your tastes, there is but a handful. A distinct breed apart... More >>

  • Rave New World

    published July 8, 1992

    Due to the ugly business of politics, that is the politics of clubdom, where competition -- and its inherent strains of dish, dis, and deceive --... More >>

  • King David

    published July 1, 1992

    If the nightcrawlers of South Beach were to appoint a DJ King, they would most likely crown David Padilla. Sure, some spinners may be better off... More >>

  • Dance to the Music

    published June 17, 1992

    A girl's voice, tentative, uncertain, not too sure of her place in the thick of things. She knows where she wants to be, she's just unaware how... More >>

  • Spin Doctor

    published June 10, 1992

    It's 3:00 a.m., one of those all-too-infamous Saturday nights at the late Boomerang, and the dance floor is jammed with sweaty, jostling,... More >>

  • Justin Sayne's Last Ride

    published June 3, 1992

    The bad end unhappily, the good unluckily. That is what tragedy means. -- Tom Stoppard It was one of those tragic cliches you'd hope... More >>

  • Kickin' (Out) Booty

    published May 6, 1992

    It's a long, long way from East Orange, New Jersey, to Ocean Drive, and Jacquim, "The Wicked Buddha," never lets the illusion faze him. Sure... More >>

  • Last Night a DJ Saved South Beach

    published March 11, 1992

    If mild-mannered Clark Kent had a hip, record-spinning counterpart, it would be Carlos Menendez. But while Kent played the fool in order to keep... More >>

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