Suburban Dance Radio 8 – Vern Is Gone

Suburban Dance Radio 8 – Vern Is Gone

Episode 8 of the Suburban Dance Radio show on 92.5 KOWS FM. My show airs every other Tuesday at 8pm Pacific time in Santa Rosa, California in Sonoma County and also streams online. I am archiving shows on Mixcloud about a week later. I’m a little behind right now… This...

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Suburban Dance Radio 6 for July 14, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio 6 for July 14, 2020

The soundtrack to your suburban hell!!! The Devil is in your bird bath. The undead emerge from your septic tank. The damned mower won’t start. This is Radio 666. It’s time to get nervous to a cursed soundtrack of post punk, jazz, funk, experimental, hip hop, blues, dub, noise rock...

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Suburban Dance Radio for June 23, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio for June 23, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio is on every other Tuesday on KOWS Community Radio 92.5 FM in Santa Rosa, CA at 8pm up in Sonoma County and streaming online. I am archiving shows on Mixcloud about a week later. The soundtrack to your suburban existence. Scrape those desiccated lizard parts off the...

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Suburban Dance Radio for June 2, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio for June 2, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio is on every even Tuesday on KOWS Community Radio 92.5 FM in Santa Rosa, CA at 8pm up in Sonoma County and streaming online. I am archiving shows on Mixcloud about a week later. Shows will also appear for up to a month on my SoundCloud page. The soundtrack to your...

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#TheShowMustBePaused

#TheShowMustBePaused

Hell yes, Black Lives Matter! We should not need to say this anymore. Damn straight they fucking matter. This shit-show needs to be shut down. The police need to be demilitarized and held accountable for their performance by the citizens they are supposed to protect. The president needs to be...

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Suburban Dance Radio for May 12, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio for May 12, 2020

All vinyl special! Suburban Dance Radio is on every even Tuesday on KOWS Community Radio 92.5 FM in Santa Rosa, CA at 8pm up in Sonoma County and streaming online. I am archiving shows on Mixcloud about a week later. Shows will also appear for up to a month on my SoundCloud page...

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CMY OK – Eclipse Comics Color Chart 1983

CMY OK – Eclipse Comics Color Chart 1983

Inspired by a series of posts by the artist José Villarrubia under the title “From a colorist’s perspective,” I promised myself I would scan and post some vintage comic coloring-related artifacts that I have. The first, and possibly most interesting, is this four page color...

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Suburban Dance Radio for April 28, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio for April 28, 2020

I have returned to the airwaves. Suburban Dance Radio is on every even Tuesday on KOWS Community Radio 92.5 FM in Santa Rosa, CA at 8pm up in Sonoma County and streaming online. I am archiving shows on Mixcloud about a week later. Shows will also appear for up to a month on my SoundCloud...

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Bring a Box of Donuts to Work Today

Bring a Box of Donuts to Work Today

OK. More likely than not you are not bringing in a box of anything to share with anyone at anything like an office, but today is the day that I re-release my 1997 cassette LP thing Master of the Pandowdie out into the world. So, that is very special to me. It is a sloppy

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Suburban Dance Radio is on KOWS 92.5FM

Suburban Dance Radio is on KOWS 92.5FM

I started doing a regular radio show again, since club DJ gigs are hard to come by… Massive thanks to Don Campau and the folks at KOWS Community Radio in Santa Rosa, CA for letting me do my thing. I’m on every even Tuesday on 92.5 FM at 8pm up in Sonoma County and streaming

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Wow Cool Remains Open

Wow Cool Remains Open

Yes! Wow Cool is still open. We are taking orders and shipping out via the US Postal Service once or twice a week. Online ordering is available ’round-the-clock. We will soon be adding a TON of new and old books to the site. We’re actually pretty backlogged with getting them listed...

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Cometbus 59 is Here

Cometbus 59 is Here

It’s new. It is here. There hasn’t been a new issue in a bit over two years. This one is novel-length. We also finally listed 58 online. When we got it there was a zine show in a couple days, then we just held it for the shop. Or maybe we were just lazy. Many

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2019 Year In Review

2019 Year In Review

It has certainly been a tumultuous year here at Wow Cool. Not least of all because the physical “here” has changed. Sadly the Wow Cool Alternative Comics physical shop in Cupertino, California closed its doors after six great years. We also left the offices that we had been in for...

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New Short Film About Extinction Rebellion

New Short Film About Extinction Rebellion

Decades of inadequate political action have led to a climate and ecological emergency that poses an unprecedented existential threat to humanity and all life on Earth — “politics as usual” will not meet the challenge we face. This new film with an exclusive soundtrack from Massive Attack...

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New nickname: Rebel Live Set and T-Shirt Out Now

New nickname: Rebel Live Set and T-Shirt Out Now

On Sunday August 18, Wow Cool house band nickname: Rebel—in the form of founding members Marc Arsenault and Michael Keegan—played their first show in eight years. We can’t believe it’s been that long either. California’s Capital City welcomed us back for an early afternoon set...

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Derf’s True Stories Volumes 3 and 4

Derf’s True Stories Volumes 3 and 4

In his True Stories comics, Derf has been going further back in time with each issue. In volume three, he covers 1996-2001, which was the height of alt-weekly newspapers. This is years before his career-defining comic My Friend Dahmer and his switch over to long-form storytelling. His stock in...

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