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: 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: NBA Bubble Trouble!

Mike Brown: NBA Bubble Trouble!
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The NBA took a bold step and decided to stop the season right when the Billy Ray Virus hit and shut shit down faster than a rabbit in heat. … read more

Mike Brown: Vroom-Vroom!

Mike Brown: Vroom-Vroom!
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In this issue, Mike Brown discusses car troubles. Trading in a VW Jetta for a VW Beetle turned out to be the best thing to happen this 2020. Vroom-Vroom! … read more

Mike Brown: I Hate Horses

Mike Brown: I Hate Horses
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“I hate cancer. I hate global warming. And yes, I hate horses.” After a deadly encounter, Mike Brown says the disdain he has for horses runs deep. … 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