“Hallelujah,” Regina Spektor One of...
So, wait. L. Ron Hubbard made up Scientology? And stole heavily from this book? I have a lot of thinking to do today.
Turns out I am your new bicycle, too →
“Jolly Jolly Jolly Ego,” the Dirty...
doree:There was almost no mention of Heath Ledger last night, was there. Especially interesting considering he was an Academy Award nominee. And nary a mention of Brad Renfro. Who, to be fair, isn’t exactly in the same league. But his death, a week before Ledger’s, does seem to rate, right? And what about Roy Scheider? There was even a Jaws reference written into the broadcast. At...
The Black Cab Sessions
I went looking for this video of Elvis Perkins playing “It’s Only Me” and also found this — I like a cello in a black cab. Like “The Office,” this is an idea that would work well in the States. Coming soon: The Yellow Cab Sessions.
“Blackout,” Chris Garneau. Never heard...
Sometimes tagging is the only way you can make your voice heard.
So Chris Matthews kicked up a minor fuss last night interviewing Texas state Sen. Kirk Watson about Barack Obama (up until now, Matthews has been pretty open about liking Obama). The crux of Matthews’ line of questioning came back to one of the central narrative lines of the election so far: Whether Obama has enough experience. When Watson couldn’t provide Matthews with a single...
I like the title, but are there journalist out there who aren’t angry?
"The inner Thriller"
I had a fever yesterday.
So maybe this is obvious to everyone else, but I only just realized that “Thriller” is actually not so much about graveyards and zombies as about wrestling with the inner Thriller, making terms with the monster that is you. The monster that will get you eventually. I know, I know; looking for the deep meaning in pop songs is like pissing in the sea, but with all this anniversary hype...
“Heart It Races,” Dr. Dog I am...
Not that the newlyweds don’t have their differences. “We may go a...– Gary Coleman Says He’s Secretly Married
Obama Girl Doesn't Actually Vote For Obama →
Elvis Perkins’ “Ash Wednesday”...
The Nerdiest Photo Set of All-Time on Flickr →
Unboxing the Apple IIc.
An audio clip for our times: Scarlett...
Black Mirror / rorriM kcalB →
An online video from Arcade Fire. Worth the lengthy load time because it lets you toggle different tracks on/off. 1,3,5,6 sounds good, but any combination is a new song.
emma: let's get thai
scott: thai! um
as long as we have enough thaime to eat it
did you see what i did there?
with the thai, and time?
emma: oh. hmm. I saw it when you pointed it out.
scott: maybe next thaime you'll get it faster
emma: ok ok
scott: i don't always have the thaime to explain this stuff to you
emma: i am having major coffee comedown
scott: sounds like you need a thaime out, friend
scott: what, are you going to thai me up if i don't stop?
i'm actually getting thai-erd of this myself (sound it out)
scott: is it driving you en-thai-rly crazy?
Hot Chip, “Made In The Dark” I...