Laureate of the High Desert Outback of the American Dream
Corporate Propaganda Research Archive
Barbwire's Silver Anniversary
by Barbano moved to Nevada's Daily
Sparks Tribune on Aug. 12, 1988, and has originated in them
parts ever since.
to blame: How a hall-of-famer's hunch birthed the Barbwire
in August of 1987
Everybody knows the dice
Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed.
Everybody knows the war is over.
Everybody knows the good guys lost.
Everybody knows the fight was fixed.
The poor stay poor, the rich get rich.
That's how it goes. Everybody knows.
Everybody knows the
scene is dead
But there's gonna be a meter on your bed
That will disclose
don't do anything until somebody dies
by Barbano / Expanded from the
12-12-2013 Sparks Tribune
Updated 12-31-2013, 2-2-2018, 2-7-2018 / Expansions
This photo appears on the UNR website. It is taken from the top of
the second level of seats. There are no exits at the top. The narrow
hallway mentioned below may be seen through the open door at the right
of the landing separating the two tiers of seating. At the bottom
of the curving hallway is an entrance to the stage. The other hallway
also has a door opening on the second level landing, at left, not
visible between the banisters. The left hallway also ends with a doorway
to the stage. The lighter-veneer openings to the right and left of
the stairs at the base of the stage are not doors. The UNR website
says the room seats 220, but building officials call it 224 after
allowing for wheelchairs ("...approximately 224 fixed theater
seats and/or ADA reserved wheelchair floor spaces.")
Nevada journalist Dennis
Myers' Poor Denny's Almanac of 12-3-2013: On this date
in 1979, eleven fans holding general admission tickets for a Who
concert (holders of such tickets find unassigned seats on a first come/first
served basis) died in the crush of stampeding fans when only two of
the doors of Cincinnatis Riverfront Stadium were thrown open,
creating a lethal crush (members of the band were unaware of the melee;
the city later outlawed the general admission tickets known as festival