Against the Grain


Against the Grain

Against the Grain may refer to:

In broadcast media:
*"Against the Grain" (TV series), 1993 NBC drama series with Ben Affleck
*"Against the Grain" (radio program), an interview program on Pacifica Radio station KPFA, Berkeley, hosted by C.S. Soong

In music:

*"Against the Grain" (Snakefinger album), 1983 album by the musician Snakefinger
*"Against the Grain" (Bad Religion album), 1990 album by the band Bad Religion
*"Against The Grain" (Acoustic Alchemy album), 1994 album by the band Acoustic Alchemy
*"Against The Grain" (Rory Gallagher album), album by Rory Gallagher
*Against the Grain (record label), British breakbeat record label
*"Against the Grain", song by country-western singer Garth Brooks on his 1991 album "Ropin' the Wind"

Books:

*"Against the Grain: Mad Artist Wallace Wood", edited by Bhob Stewart
*"Against the Grain", one English title of "À rebours", Symbolist novel by Joris-Karl Huysmans, also known as "Against Nature", the second English title
*"Against the Grain: An Autobiography", by Boris Yeltsin
*"Against the Grain: How Agriculture Has Hijacked Civilization", by Richard Manning


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  • against the grain — {adv. phr.} 1. Across rather than with the direction of the fibers (as of wood or meat). * /He sandpapered the wood against the grain./ 2. So as to annoy or trouble, or to cause anger or dislike. Usually follows go . * /His coarse and rude ways… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • against the grain — {adv. phr.} 1. Across rather than with the direction of the fibers (as of wood or meat). * /He sandpapered the wood against the grain./ 2. So as to annoy or trouble, or to cause anger or dislike. Usually follows go . * /His coarse and rude ways… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Against the grain — Grain Grain (gr[=a]n), n. [F. grain, L. granum, grain, seed, small kernel, small particle. See {Corn}, and cf. {Garner}, n., {Garnet}, {Gram} the chick pea, {Granule}, {Kernel.}] [1913 Webster] 1. A single small hard seed; a kernel, especially of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Against the Grain — Studioalbum von Bad Religion Veröffentlichung 1990 Label Epitaph Records F …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Against The Grain — (album, 1990) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Against the Grain …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Against the grain — (album, 1990) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Against the Grain …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Against the Grain — Álbum de Bad Religion Publicación 23 de noviembre de 1990 Grabación mayo de 1990, en Westbeach Recorders, Hollywood, California Género(s) Pun …   Wikipedia Español

  • Against The Grain — это пятый альбом американской панк рок группа, Bad Religion. Обложки изображена по борьбе с насилием. Это одна функция,21st Century Digital Boy. Трек лист 1. Modern Man Graffin 1:58 2. Turn on the Light Gurewitz 1:24 3. Get Off Graffin 1:43 4.… …   Википедия

  • against the grain — If doing something goes against the grain, you re unwilling to do it because it contradicts what you believe in, but you have no real choice …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • against the grain — against the natural way, rub the wrong way    Some words go against the grain. Their spellings aren t natural …   English idioms