1. No, it's not
2. And he flipped it and didn't think anyone would notice!
3. the layout isn't busy. the background image/texture is.
4. a rainbow tie-die qualifies as a direction, it's just one that you don't approve of..
5. maybe they all stink. or maybe this is a HUGE billboard-sized poster and the band names are actually 16" tall
7. the guitar neck, like, leads my eye from the title to the band names.
8. maybe it IS a local newspaper's sunday supplement. is that not allowed?