By now, I’m sure everyone here is quite familiar with Fat Wreck Chords and the ever-so-colorful Fat Mike. Some of us may even be familiar with how it began and the hundred plus bands that have touted the Fat Wreck seal of approval on one or all of their releases. The alumni list is pretty hefty, particularly if you include subsidiary labels Honest Don’s and Pink & Black, which unfortunately, were barely mentioned in this documentary. I have more complaints being a terminal curmudgeon, but we’ll get to those later.
It is time again for the dreaded post Punk Rock Bowling story, dreaded because that means it is over and the long wait for next year begins. It is great having something really awesome to look forward to every year but it sucks when it is over and we all go back to wherever are from.