It’s Underestimated Week on BTR, and this episode of Third Eye Weekly is chock-full of underrated music and poems!
Featured guests on today’s show include Joyce Boone, a 45-year-old home health-care aide that’s made quite the name for herself in the New York tri-state area arm wrestling community. The Wall Street Journal even described her as “New York’s most feared bicep.”
Joyce Boone (center) at the Long Island Arm Wrestling Championship last year.
Photo courtesy of Joyce Boone.
And later, BTR’s Mark Falanga brings us his interview with Dan Bryndle, who specializes in manhole covers as business development manager for the company VPC Fiberglass. As the price of scrap metal soared, VPC Fiberglass saw a 400 percent increase in their profits by offering fiberglass manhole covers, which are harder to steal. The old cast iron manhole covers were carried off by thieves looking to cash in on the high prices of scrap metal, and in Philadelphia alone, 600,00 covers were stolen. Bryndle talks with Mark about how fiberglass manhole covers could help curb theft.
So without further ado…
Antibalas official cover art.
Oct 5 – Goat Farm – Atlanta, GA
Oct 6 – 40 Watt – Athens, GA
Oct 7 – Bottletree – Birmingham, AL
Oct 9 – Tipitina’s – New Orleans, LA
Oct 10 – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
Oct 11 – Kessler Theater – Dallas, TX
Oct 13 – Austin City Limits – Austin, TX
Hair official cover art.
Oct 5 – The Holland Project – Reno, NV
Oct 14 – Treasure Island – San Francisco, CA
Nov 14 – L’Antipode – Rennes, France
Nov 15 – Club 106 – Rouen, France
R. Stevie Moore
Lo Fi Hi Fives… A Kind of Best of official cover art.
Oct 4 – The Bishop – Bloomington, IN
Oct 5 – Springwater Supper Club – Nashville, TN
Oct 6 – Pilot Light – Knoxville, TN
Oct 7 – The Earl – Atlanta, GA
Oct 8 – Circle Bar – New Orleans, LA
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