Crank it up

By BARRY THOMPSON  |  August 18, 2009

Just goes to show, self-loathing isn't really so bad. The only people who should really hate themselves are the ones who don't realize how much they suck. It's a very Bostonian sort of wisdom.

Von Kenmore sums it up: "There's a weird glass ceiling in Boston that a lot of people never quite punch out of, but you can exist in that place if you continue to be interesting and love what you're doing. Clubs come and clubs go, and scenes come and scenes go, but Boston supports that. It's a pretty good Petri dish for the Marvels to exist in."

THE MARVELS + DIRTY TRUCKERS + VAGIANT + PULP 45 | Middle East upstairs, 472 Mass Ave, Cambridge | August 21 at 9 pm | 18+ | $10 | 617.864.EAST or www.mideastclub.com

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