As I prune my I-Pod of songs I only keep on it for the sake of nostalgia, my “old Blondie” library remains largely intact. I’ll always listen to a new Blondie song and expect it to kinda suck like all my old favorite 80′s bands tend to do now. This song rocks just as hard [...]
While showing the Iron Giant during my 11th grade US History Cold War lesson: Me: Can anyone give me words to describe Annie Hughes? Hogarth’s mother? Female Student: Hard working! Another Female Student: Single mom… Male Student: MILF!!!
The end of 2010 produced a deluge of music that I’ve almost instantly fallen in love with. Okay, I’m really not sure when some of the stuff came out, but I didn’t find it until the end of the year. It’s a really bizarre mix of things, in keeping with my wildly fluctuating musical tastes. [...]
First, let me say that the title of this post probably doesn’t really work in French, as the French probably don’t refer to really cool things as being “the shit.” Is shit masculine or feminine? That said, Neil Young’s new album “Le Noise” is fucking amazing, and Neil Young is a genius. It’s one of [...]
The Queen of my Universe recently showed me a photo essay by two French photographers showing the horrific decay of Detroit. These vestiges of Motown are beautiful and sad at the same time. I stole a couple of the pictures for this post, but you should definitely check out the whole gallery. As the author [...]
Prop: The Lame Duck Congress This has been one of the most productive lame duck Congresses in American history.. and the session wasn’t all bitter axe grinding as lame duck sessions tend to be. The repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t tell was epic, although long overdue. The START Treaty with Russia will probably be helpful. [...]
So I’m poking around on Facebook one night and find one of those little sidebars about Rufus Wainwright playing someplace in New Jersey. I click, it leads me to a tour schedule and lo and behold, the concert the Queen of my Universe and I have been waiting for was coming to Buffalo! So we [...]