THE ANGRY WHALE

a web zine by columbia sc photographer sean rayford

Photos: Kinetic Derby Day - West Columbia, SC

April 22, 2018
"Earlier today, we had kind of a breakdown just off the start line with the "Savage Lung." We learned that Kent Sutcliffe is going to be absolutely just fine," says an an...
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About Last Night: Flogging Molly at Music Farm

March 02, 2018
Getting an early start on St. Patrick's Day celebrations, Celtic punk rockers Flogging Molly kicked off their "Life is Good" 2018 spring tour last night at the Music Farm...
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Photos: Moms demand closing the loop

February 28, 2018
After morning meetings with state lawmakers concerning gun legislation for the upcoming session, representatives from Moms Demand Action gathered yesterday on the stateho...
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Photos: Junior Astronomers at New Brookland Tavern

February 25, 2018
Junior Astronomers at New Brookland Tavern in West Columbia, SC. 2/23/18 RELATED CONTENT Drunk Guy at the Festival & Hula Hoops - Photos
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Onesie bar crawl stumbles through the Vista

February 25, 2018
As three elderly women waited the in the lobby of Carolina Ale House last night, the front door swung open and a boisterous group of onesie-wearing twenty-somethings para...
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Two a.m. mandatory bar closing hearing stretches into afternoon

February 20, 2018
Some residents near Five Points say that drunk college students have urinated in their gardens, passed out naked on their front porch and been beaten with brass knuckles...
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About Last Night: Confederate Fagg at Art Bar

February 19, 2018
Celebrating his retirement from the U.S Army, Confederate Fagg drummer, Packer, and bandmates Teabag Balzac, Spanky Swatnasty, and Lady Miss Mango Chutney united last nig...
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About Last Night: Bask, Abacus, Vacation State, Galaxy Chief

February 18, 2018
"Sean, can you do me a favor?" asked my friend Ryan, a former co-worker at New Brookland Tavern. "Sure," I responded. I waited in anticipation of my task as he reached ov...
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Photos: Mardi Gras Festival Columbia, SC

February 11, 2018
A show at the Elbow Room was my alibi on two occasions in 1998. The first instance occurred when my neighbors in Preston dormitory saved up their pee for a week, storing...
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Photos: Mardi Gras Parade Columbia, SC - 2018

February 10, 2018
Like Bourbon St. on steroids, revelers flocked to the Rosewood neighborhood this morning for the annual Mardi Gras parade in Columbia, SC. Queen Kassy Alia and King Bentz...
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