Patrick Shannon’s Blissfully Oblivious: Five Albums That Changed Me

Patrick Shannon's Blissfully Oblivious

When we decided to launch a contest seeking a worthy scribe from our fanbase for future assignments, we asked that they wax about the five albums that changed them. All Else Failed’s Patrick Shannon was inspired by the idea, and decided to focus his latest column for Gun Shy on the same topic. In the […]

Patrick Shannon’s Blissfully Oblivious: My Thoughts On Refused

Patrick Shannon's Blissfully Oblivious

Patrick Shannon of All Else Failed — a band I spent the late 1990s destroying my hearing to — is back with his column Blissfully Oblivious. This time, Patrick’s here to discuss the reunited Refused; I saw the band recently in New York, and it was the first time in eons I made my way […]

Patrick Shannon’s Blissfully Oblivious: Drunk In Downingtown With Mike And Jess 

Patrick Shannon's Blissfully Oblivious

Patrick Shannon of All Else Failed is back with another installment of his column, which has a new name for 2012 Jackie my love and Jwow Covey on a rare East Coast appearance. The Hotel? Good enough for the girls we roll with; The Pharcyde on the juke box. Drew Brees juking dirty birds left and […]

Patrick Shannon’s Hilarity Ensues: My 2011 Top 10

Patrick Shannon's Hilarity Ensues

We put out a call here at Gun Shy Assassin recently to various folks in the industry seeking their Top 10 albums of 2011, and most people told us they were too busy Christmas shopping to give a fuck. But some folks did respond, and we’ll be bringing you their lists over the next couple […]

Patrick Shannon’s Hilarity Ensues: For Ryan And Zac

Patrick Shannon's Hilarity Ensues

Our pal Patrick Shannon has returned with his Gun Shy Assassin column, but on a somewhat pensive and sombre note. Check it out. Tonight, on the television, so I am told, there was a tribute to some friends of mine. I hadn’t really planned on writing about this until the end of the year — […]

Patrick Shannon’s Hilarity Ensues: Fixation On Deadguy

Patrick Shannon's Hilarity Ensues

Patrick Shannon of All Else Failed is back with his latest column, which we are proud to present to you. My old friend Donny Mutt runs a blog called Pizza Friends. One of the running features is a segment where old heads such as myself write about the records that changed things up for us. I […]

Patrick Shannon’s Hilarity Ensues: Social Networking Blues

Patrick Shannon's Hilarity Ensues

Patrick Shannon of All Else Failed is back with his latest installment of Hilarity Ensues. This week’s column is good one, and tackles a subject all of us can relate to. Or at least I can. Some nights, I seemingly spontaneously miss the most random old friends. It doesn’t happen quite as often as it […]

Patrick Shannon’s Hilarity Ensues: Being More Positive With Rono

Patrick Shannon's Hilarity Ensues

Patrick Shannon of All Else Failed has returned, with his second installment of his exclusive column, “Hilarity Ensues.” This week, Patrick tackles a topic a lot of us older dudes will surely relate to: being a dismissive curmudgeon. My buddy Rono works at the bar I used to be a door guy at.  I think […]

Patrick Shannon’s Hilarity Ensues: Allow Me To Introduce Myself

Patrick Shannon's Hilarity Ensues

Here at Gun Shy Assassin, we are always trying to bring you unique columns from some of our favorite bands. We are proud now to announce that Patrick Shannon of All Else Failed has joined the site with his new column, “Hilarity Ensues.” Check it out — I have a feeling future installments are going […]