>:O Lists that purport to comprehensively rank uber-subjective and intangible concepts like “funniest.” Lists that purport to comprehensively rank uber-subjective and intangible concepts like “influential.” People complimenting other people on their tweets. It’s not a […]
I honestly don’t know how I feel about this.
In case you don’t know, last weekend at Coachella, they dragged the corpse of Tupac onto the stage and fucked it in front of everybody. Some have said that the corpse fucking was an amazing effect and left the crowd filled with awe and wonder. Others […]
Davy Jones has died from a heart attack. He was 66.
One of my first obsessions with any television show was “The Monkees.” I think it was either VH1 or MTV (or both) that showed them incessantly at one point in […]
Here’s how we’re going to do this: I’m going to pick ONE to be album of the year, then the other 19 are going to be listed in no particular order.
The problem with lists is that art is not an empirical set of values. It can’t be quantified, unless you’re ranking by number of […]
In case you missed it, I wrote up a review for the local music site Nippertown of a recent Time Travels/The Pleasants double bill at Design It Together’s studio in downtown Troy. An excerpt:
Relentlessly optimistic to the point […]
A review of last Friday’s Josh Ritter concert at The Egg. Better late then never, right?
A night after seeing Andrew Bird at the Troy Music Hall, which because of the artist and […]
Last month, Lou Reed and Metallica released a snippet off their forthcoming collaborative LP “Lulu.”
Here’s what I wrote at the time (which actually got mentioned in a blog post by one of the editors over at The Atlantic):
On the plus side, […]
I was exposed to Bird through a review of 2009’s “Noble Beast,” which was to that point his […]
Something about the Saratoga Lip Dub seemed vaguely reminiscent. It wasn’t the content of the video so much as what it was trying to do. But I couldn’t quite put my finger on it.
Then, earlier this afternoon, someone posted a rap video on […]
This was an awful idea and it sounds like garbage.
On the plus side, this is so bad that we can, for the most part, avoid that lengthy and tired discussion about whether or not this band is “back” or still “has it.”
Guys, please, just tour. Thanks.
On a semi-related note, I listened […]
- Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye…
- Listen to me LIVE as guest co-host of Alternative to Sleeping tonight at 10pm!
- Realtors: “WAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH” George Hearst III: “NONONOO SSSSHHH IT’S OKAY, it’s okay…here. Here’s a pacifier.” Kristi: “#oops.”
- Open Mic web series premiere tonight @ Lark Tavern
- Trust Me, You’re Going to Want to See This