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: 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: Pat’s Pedicab!

Mike Brown: Pat’s Pedicab!
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Mike Brown interviews local pedicab peddler Pat Horner to get the lowdown and some more info on this unique mode of public transportation … read more

Mike Brown: Beer is Here to Save the Day

Mike Brown: Beer is Here to Save the Day
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Beer turns the timid into the brave and turns bad ideas into great ideas—for this Beer Issue, I’d like to turn my attention to how beer can solve our problems. … read more

Mike Brown: A Princess Ramona Update

Mike Brown: A Princess Ramona Update
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Since Princess Ramona was last featured in the mag a lot has changed, so Mike Brown is here with a new update on his famous feline friend. … read more

Mike Brown: Drunk Yoga

Mike Brown: Drunk Yoga
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Mike Brown writes about Yoga and Beer, an event hosted at The Gateway hosted by TruFusion. Feel funky in your child’s pose! … read more

Mike Brown: Amazon-Level Lazy!

Mike Brown: Amazon-Level Lazy!
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Here’s what’s on Mike Brown’s Amazon list: Put your fucking screen down, use your legs to walk to a cool local store and buy some rad shit. … read more

Mike Brown: Absinthe-Minded

Mike Brown: Absinthe-Minded
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As far as Mike Brown is concerned, the best spirit to treat oneself to is brought to you by the green fairy herself, absinthe. … read more