Mike Brown: Salty Peaks

Mike Brown: Salty Peaks
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A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, I worked in a snowboard shop. Sometimes I didn’t work very hard, but most of the time I worked harder than a donkey in a coal mine. That could be a really bad analogy, since I don’t know if donkeys were allowed in coal mines, but I like the idea of donkeys wielding pickaxes. This snowboard shop was Salty Peaks. … read more

Mike Brown: Rob Packer

Mike Brown: Rob Packer
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For this year’s beer issue, I wanted to do brief interviews with some of my favorite local drunks. It sounded easy in my head, but coordinating such interviews proved to be a daunting task, like herding feral cats. The only local drunk I got around to interviewing for this article was my man Rob Packer, who probably came out of his mom’s vagina holding a Pabst. … read more

Mike Brown: It’s My Birthday

Mike Brown: It’s My Birthday
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I’ve had some pretty epic birthdays in my lifetime. I am the egocentric asshole who celebrates it for at least a week straight. I think everyone should do this. It means more parties, more birthday shots and, most importantly, more presents. Life is fragile, beautiful and precious, so why is it celebrated for just one fucking day? We should do it up like Hanukkah. I could seriously convert to Judaism just for loving the idea of getting gifts for half of the month. … read more

Mike Brown: My First Tattoo

Mike Brown: My First Tattoo
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Like all my articles, this article is about me. I’m very narcissistic. This one is not about receiving my first tattoo, but giving my first tattoo. Aside from never holding a tattoo gun in my hands before, anyone who has read my zine and seen my comics knows what a terrible artist I am, although I am pretty good at drawing boobs. On July 15, Good Times was having their 11-year anniversary and celebrating by giving away $20 tattoos all day. … read more

Mike Brown: Jerry Sloan – The Man, The Myth, The Legend

Mike Brown: Jerry Sloan – The Man, The Myth, The...
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For Mike Brown, the day former Jazz coach Jerry Sloan passed away will be included in the many tragedies of this year when looking back. … read more

Mike Brown: Who’s a Good Boy? Ender’s a Good Boy!

Mike Brown: Who’s a Good Boy? Ender’s a Good Boy!
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Mike Brown delivers the details you never knew you needed on his roommate’s dog, Ender. A ball-enthusiast and food-motivated pup, Ender is a good boy! … read more

Mike Brown: Barf!

Mike Brown: Barf!
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For SLUG’s annual Beer Issue, Mike Brown provides insight on the more unfavorable side to getting drunk and rallying with friends: the dreaded beer barf. … read more

Mike Brown: Fucking Scooters!

Mike Brown: Fucking Scooters!
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In his latest column, Mike Brown rants on the dangers, annoyances of scooter usage (and their less-than-responsible riders) in Salt Lake City. … read more

Mike Brown: Graffiti!!!

Mike Brown: Graffiti!!!
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“Like a round peg in a round hole, graffiti blended into a culture of rebellion and teen angst quite seamlessly in my high school days,” finds Mike Brown. … read more

Mike Brown: Utah Jazz Season Predictions 2019

Mike Brown: Utah Jazz Season Predictions 2019
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Fall is approaching. For Mike Brown and several other dorks this only really means one thing: It’s time for some Utah Jazz basketball! … read more