That's when I reach for my…

Happy Mission of Burma Day Eve! Boston has declared Sunday to be Mission of Burma Day, in recognition of the uber-influential Boston-area post-punk band that most have never heard of.

Although I do like them, they are probably my third favorite local band. It’s just funny to see such a formerly underground act get the empty political platitude treatment.

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  1. I saw them play at a reunion gig here on Martha’s Vineyard about three years ago. Never thought the day would come.

    As astute readers of the famous novel Acts of the Apostles know, it was a tape of “That’s When I Reach for My Revolver” that temporarily saved a little bit of our hero Nick Aubrey’s sanity as he drove from Boston to Oneonta. . .

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