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: Talkin’ Tips!

Mike Brown: Talkin’ Tips!
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Mike Brown would like to cover some etiquette about tipping and tips from both the bartender perspective and the customer perspective. … read more

Mike Brown’s Summertime Activity Guide!

Mike Brown’s Summertime Activity Guide!
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Mike Brown is back with a short list of some summertime activities for you and your dumb little buddies do to this summer. … read more

Mike Brown: This is the Dawn of the Age of Aquarium

Mike Brown: This is the Dawn of the Age of...
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Yeah, Mike Brown got an aquarium. Why? Because fish are fucking cool, that’s why. Oh, and he needed a new hobby. … read more

Uber Driving!

Uber Driving!
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In this month’s Mike Brown: Uber Driving! “Overall, the job is kind of fun. I don’t like people, but I like talking to people.” … read more

Mike Brown: Pandemic Anniversary!

Mike Brown: Pandemic Anniversary!
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Quarantine hasn’t been that bad, you just need a positive attitude! Read up on a more optimistic take on COVID in this month’s “Mike Brown.” … read more

Mike Brown: Love Thy Neighbor

Mike Brown: Love Thy Neighbor
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With all the forthcoming evictions this year, I thought I’d write a few words about moving and being a good neighbor. … read more