An Old Dog & His New Tricks

An Old Dog & His New Tricks

by Wheaton Hop It’s not often I’m left speechless. Sitting with this album, I spent a good amount of time pondering how I could actually go about writing anything worthy of Spot McRackin’s debut solo record, New Tricks. How do I do this one justice...
The 3 Horsemen of the Lockdown

The 3 Horsemen of the Lockdown

by Wheaton Hop Hey hey, Dummies! Let’s take a little trip, shall we? If you’ve been hanging around the Dummy Room group page, you may have noticed we’ve been on a weekly World Tour of sorts finding all the hidden gems we may have missed along our...
The Diary Of J. Prozac

The Diary Of J. Prozac

by Wheaton Hop Hey Dummies!  You know what I love about music? As someone who often falls onto the analytical hamster wheel of EVERYTHING, I love the connectedness you get to feel when listening to an album or artist. I love the insight into their lives, their...
Let’s Hear It For The Girls!

Let’s Hear It For The Girls!

Happy Ho-lidays, Dummies! I’d like to say I’ve been away on a Punk Rock Pilgrimage to the Holy Land to become one with the scene… only emerging from my meditative solitude to bring you mind blowing wisdom regarding the current state of pop punk. But...
Let’s Have Another Pep Talk, Kids

Let’s Have Another Pep Talk, Kids

by Wheaton Hop What’s up, Dummies? It’s been a busy weekend over there in Wisconsin at Hey Pizza! HQ, huh? A lot of that has to do with Friday’s release of Pep Talk’s fabulous debut Live, Laugh, Lobotomy. If you’ve been paying attention,...
Have You Ever Heard Of CGH?

Have You Ever Heard Of CGH?

by Wheaton Hop Hey, Dummies! You know the old saying, “Not all heroes wear capes.”? Yeah, yeah. I know. Cheesy as hell. But I am here to confirm this indisputable fact and I’ve brought the proof to back it up. It just may be me (I highly doubt it within this...