Another piece for LFL

Happy (almost) New Year! I hope you intend to go out and celebrate tonight. Me and mine are keeping to tradition and getting silly at the Firehouse Saloon. Sexy Teenagers are playing at 12:30am so that promises to be a hilariously drunk performance.

Speaking of silliness and rock, here’s a new piece I did for Life in the Finger Lakes Magazine’s first issue of the New Year. It’s an interview with Kris Haldock; his 80s glam rock revivalist band had some mild local fame in the early 2000s and after some time in LA he’s come back to teach.

Kris Hadlock’s School of Rock



NEW Video

More editing practice. This time I tried my hand at a nonlinear summary; sooort of like a highlight reel for the Sexy Teenagers’ set at the North Coast Punk Fest at The California Brew Haus a couple weekends ago, w00t.

❤ Lisa Maria


That drunk guy at the bar recently wrote an interview/review of Sexy Teenagers for Rochester Insomniac, a local online punk rock revelry rag, mostly followed for their weekly podcast interviewing local artists.

You can find it here.

Oooh where to start.

Well, here’s an excerpt of the very beginning of the story, “Sexy Teenagers are a pop punk band more importantly they are a really group of guys to party with. We sat down with a the group in an attempt to do an interview and just talked about getting drunk. So with out further ado, Sexys Teenager’s drunk stories.”

…ouch. Oh the wincing I do reading that. More importantly the embarrasment I feel for the boys over the interview. While talking about drinking and drugs and flashing your punk rock credentials is all well and good, there is a line that needs to be walked. The line of which I speak is common sense I guess. Some things just don’t look good for not only the band, but the publication. Not to mention making anyone look bad is a surefire way to deter future interviews.

The stories are great, I won’t deny that, but I think they’re better when saved for in person moments at the bar, little stories between friends and fans that can get passed along, not advertised like all they do is drink and not give a fuck.


Once upon a time, these little boys played a little punk rock at a little open mic night.

And they snailed it!

And then made t-shirts about it!

Sexy Teenagers finally have merch of some kind!

They just pressed 25 limited edition t-shirts through their label Eat Here Records available at HEEEERRRREEE.

The story about the snail is mildly funny I guess, or at least a little interesting.

Once upon a time, John Adams was constantly drawing this snail on everyone in sharpie at the bar when they first began playing. Pretty regularly in fact (like, every night.)

Here’s him drawing one on Chris (and wearing my raincoat?)

On I think Chris again but this time his hand.

On Baja’s chest.

And many many more.

And so now the little guy has been made official Sexy Teenagers shit, by making his way onto their first t-shirts.


Super Special Wordpress only Release!

The latest in videos I keep making for my boys! It was the first time I got a relatively decent audio recording while shooting them. Obviously I cleaned it up a bit. I was super excited though because I’ve been wanting to do a live version of one of their songs for a while. So here it is, enjoy kids!

Sexy Teenagers “Rochester’s Burning” Live at Monty’s Krown

plus a sneak peek at “No Handister”……

GO LIKE THEM ON FACEBOOK. I’m not publishing the video until they get to 500 🙂