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Danbert Nobacon

About Danbert Nobacon

Danbert Nobacon freak music legend was in the English punk rock band Chumbawamba for 22 years, and he continues to write and perform music and spoken word, along with being an author, actor, radio host, performance artist and dad. His first young adult novel, 3 Dead Princes - An Anarchist Fairytale, was published in 2010. He lives in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains near Twisp, WA.
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WILDFIRE IN THE AMERICAN WEST AND THE FAST TRACK TO OBLIVION

Danbert Nobacon takes on global warming, wildfires, and the possibility that there’s some human complicity. Continue reading




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Food Fight Anyone? Or Who Put the Mock in Demockracy?

Danbert Nobacon rips the food industry a genetically modified new one. Continue reading




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The Adventures of a Curmudgeon in Healthcare

CALL ME ENGLISH but—, methinks ‘tis the season of the anarchist curmudgeon. Curmudgeon – (somebody who is irritable or stubborn) I know, I know. I am a US Citizen now, but remember the judge did say to bring my ideas … Continue reading




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On becoming a US citizen: or how the constitution didn’t quite anticipate punk rock.

Danbert Nobacon is now officially more American than you. Continue reading




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Sex and Drugs and Comic Books: Amazing Twisp Tales #1

Danbert Nobacon on the fauna of Washington State, and the importance of communing with nature. Continue reading




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THE SILVER WEDDING ANNIVERSARY OF STATE AND CORPORATION …

On the 25th anniversary of James Hansen’s prophetic testimony before Congress, Danbert Nobacon makes a plea for environmental enlightenment–or a least a reason not to spark a worldwide revolution. Continue reading




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Power Trio: 3 Songs for Ding! Thatcher Dong!

Danbert Nobacon operates as musical director for Margaret Thatcher’s funeral Continue reading




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Gonzo Tubthumping, Getting Knocked Down And Getting Up Again

Danbert Nobacon on Chumbawamba and “Tubthumper,” war and peace, the axis of dissent, and how we can’t control responses to our art. Continue reading




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Valentine’s Eve, Punk Romanticism, Regina and Me

Wherein Danbert Nobacon and Regina Spektor demonstrate in a jail cell that love is older than religion. Continue reading




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