http://youtube.com/v/1_XbYz9J4W0 Once again
http://youtube.com/v/ZCbyByY-A6w Another good reason
http://youtube.com/v/sKWnF8GxqO0 Finally, a reason for youtube
The fucking pope is in town. Look for the ex-Nazi with the $5000 hat. J Frank’s ghost writer has shaved his head, a requirement for baby #2’s imminence. Feels like the tucked sleeve of a one-armed-boy, to quote a poet from Union, NJ. The new release roundup, possibly my last, for a while: Cut Copy […]
I just realized that the chorus to the Dead Milkmen’s “Bitchin’ Camaro” is the same tune as the chorus to that old jingle for Food Emporium supermarkets. It is too, you boys.
On my way to work on Broadway, there’s a homeless woman who often sets up out in front of a bank, a full camp of blankets and cardboard stuff. She spreads out. A large tabby cat sits beside her, on a leacs, in a box. I often see non-homeless people stopped and speaking with this […]
Hilarious comment on the NY Times’ Paper Cuts blog today, this one in response to a list of favorite music, by AM Homes, in Paper Cuts’ continuing music-top-ten-by-writers feature. She picks two Leonard Cohen songs, Lou Reed’s “Heroin,” A Johnny Cash Depeche Mode cover, Joni Mitchell’s “Blue,” Aaron Copeland, Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, etc, and […]
I’d been wondering what had happened to Kelefa Sanneh. I was often at odds with his music criticism in the New York Times, but his tenure as a New Yorker staff writer has surprisingly moved to serious journalism, an escape most music writers never manage. Many never make it stick, either, so the verdict remains […]