Tag Archives: Reverend Billy

Marking six figures of death in COVID19

I’m following the daily COVID19 casualties totals being tabulated by a number of health groups including the WHO and Johns Hopkins. As of this minute (10 am on May 16), the US has had 1,487,077 cases of COVID19, of which 88,603 people have died. Another 328,000 cases have ‘closed’–the patient got better (though there appear […]

US Attorneys–‘game over’ for climate

I’ve been following this case for several years. Two dozen people under the age of 18 sued the US government for not responding to climate change, thus depriving them of life liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Xiuhtezcatl Martinez was their public face. I saw him at Joe’s Pub (part of the Public Theater in […]

Things you should do next week

I’ve been invited to a number of cool events that all step off next week. I don’t know if I can get to them (because the economy is recovering), but maybe you can. The events support important causes and you can see some cool people performing. Pardon me for practicing press release journalism, but I think […]

Reverend Billy P*sses off the banksters: the Empire strikes back

Per Frank Episale (and also receiving a mention in the Village Voice), Reverend Billy Talen has been busted for a protest inside of  JP Morgan Chase awhile ago. There’s a great account here. The short form is here, from Blake Zidell, Talen’s publicist: On the eve of a run of shows by Reverend Billy & The Stop […]