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About Allen Callaci

In no particular order, BK Nation contributor Allen Callaci is a librarian, lead singer for the band Refrigerator and author of the upcoming memoir “Heart Like a Starfish”.
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The Summer of Dangerous and Wonder(ous)Women

By Allen Callaci  The first weekend of June brought Ariana Grande back to the area where a month earlier 22 people lost their lives and more than 100 others suffered injuries in a horrific suicide bombing attack at a Gra...
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Adam West: The People’s Batman

 By Allen Callaci Adam West belongs on that short list of things that it is impossible to imagine the universe being without: Mount Everest. Refrigeration. The Beatles. Freeways. Adam West. You take your Christian Bales,...
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Bernie Wrightson: The North Dark Star of Youth Goes Dim

By Allen Callaci I didn’t pass high school freshman pre-algebra because of Bernie Wrightson.  Instead of studying logarithms I turned my adolescent attentions to the dark lines and inky shadows of Wrightson’s drawings co...
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Kurt Cobain at 50: Come As You Are, Stay As You Were

By Allen Callaci Pushing a squeaky shopping cart stocked with a dented box of Rice Krispies, a gallon of milk, and a tube of Crest toothpaste in the express lane at the local Stater Brothers is the last place one &hellip...
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Kurt Cobain at 50: Come As You Are, Stay As You Were

By Allen Callaci  Pushing a squeaky shopping cart stocked with a dented box of Rice Krispies, a gallon of milk and a tube of Crest toothpaste in the express lane at the local Stater Brothers is the last place one &hellip...
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Hailing Mary

 By Allen Callaci If you were raised as a latchkey kid during the 1970s, it is almost a prerequisite that your favorite TV mom of all time be Carol Brady. What’s not to love about Carol Brady? She was warm, …
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My Trump Inauguration Personal Playlist

By Allen Callaci Track 1 – Winter in America – Gil Scott-Heron Track 2 – Orange Wedge – Chemical Brothers Track 3- Highway to Hell – AC/DC Track 4 – World Destruction – Time Zone featuring John Lydon &a...

Hangover IV: The Inauguration

By Allen Callaci The head spins. The mind rattles. The body aches as the daylight strikes like the tail of a Spitting Thicktail Black Scorpion. Your pores emit a steady stream of Little Caesars and Green Apple Vodka. You...