Welcome everyone to This Was The Scene, the podcast that takes a look back at the late 90s / early 2000 Punk scene, I am your host, Mike Doyle. Less Than Jake is the shit. If you don't know who they are then you're in the wrong place. I was able to get Vinnie on the phone, which was AWESOME, and this is what we talked about: Stepping away from touring Growing up in Jersey How were they embraced when they started out What influenced them to write ska songs Getting on Asian Man The Alan Rappaport pool party How has Jersey treated them throughout their career The Losing Streak hidden track And a ton more Before we begin, this week’s episode is sponsored by my animation company drive 80 studios. If you’re a marketing company in need of someone to turn your graphics into video then check out my website drive80.com to see some of my work. If you’d like to support the podcast you can donate as little as $1 a month through Patreon by going to thiswasthescene.com and click on the button at the top of the page that says Click HERE FOR BONUS MATERIAL. As a Patron, you get access to bonus material that regular podcast subscribers do not. OR you can do a one-time donation by clicking the DONATE button. Feel free to subscribe, leave a review and share this with anyone who would love some nostalgia.