Beto O’Rourke’s Rise From Cable Access to C-SPAN

Posted November 13, 2012 at 1:31pm

Texas Democratic Rep.-elect Beto O’Rourke’s punk rock days are long behind him.

Luckily, obscurity and pop culture are mutually exclusive concepts as far as the Internet is concerned. This is why we’re able to bring you the television debut of O’Rourke’s band Foss on a train wreck of a local El Paso, Texas, interview show hosted by now-evangelist Bill Lowery.

The fledgling group’s opening gambit — a punk-gospel medley:

How long before we start getting tips about O’Rourke sightings at the 9:30 Club or the Black Cat?