In 1980 Sharisse Zeff and Greg Huneryager started in Oklahoma a new Rock 'n Roll/New Wave/Punk news magazine called The Beat. There was a legal problem with the name "The Beat" so by the 3rd issue in August the name was changed to Upbeat. The magazine wasn't just about music, and covered current trends, art, and movies. Things started to fall apart in January though, when Sharisse moved to Dallas. The magazine folded soon after that. (Max Comics)

1980 December

Vol. 1 No. 5


Frankly Speaking
By George Tirebiter, pp 10-11

Frank Zappa's general image is a problem that has plagued him for most of his career. To many people he's the guy sitting on the toilet in a poster. To others, he's the iconoclastic genius with thirty albums to his credit. To your parents and the FCC, he's the one who uses all that BAD LANGUAGE. To Moon Unit, Dweezil, Ahmet Rodan, and Diva, he's Dad. (read more)

p 3 pp 10-11

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