Fugazi, fugazi, fugazi…

(A “fugazi” is mentioned shortly after 0:38.)

I’m always taken aback to learn that “normal people” and “people I consider friends” don’t know who Fugazi is, much less have never listened to their music.

Not that I’m “being that guy”, saying that “I was a fan before they were cool”. No, no. I was graciously exposed to Fugazi (which formed in 1987 and has been on hiatus since 2003) in 1995 or 1996, and I instantly became a fan, taking their mainstream popularity for granted.

And yet–countless times over the years since then, I have had the awkward experience of mentioning Fugazi among polite company, only to be met by blank stares.

Well, if you are among the beloved unwashed, you may begin here:

About The Codgitator (a cadgertator)

Catholic convert. Quasi-Zorbatic. Freelance interpreter, translator, and web marketer. Former ESL teacher in Taiwan (2003-2012) and former public high school teacher (2012-2014). Married father of three. Multilingual, would-be scholar, and fairly consistent fitness monkey. My research interests include: the interface of religion and science, the history and philosophy of science and technology, ancient and medieval philosophy, and cognitive neuroscience. Please pray for me.
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1 Response to Fugazi, fugazi, fugazi…

  1. Danielius says:

    Ha. I had a punk phase in high school, I nowadays listen to mostly classical, but I regurarly give my old reco… eh mp3s a spin. My playlist is a hilarious mix. Anyway, I think The Argument and Repeater are my favourite Fugazi albums.

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