A List of Things I'm Currently Blaming on the...
The weather This creeping pain in my left knee An influx in the number of men we hear talking crazy talk outside of our window in the middle of the night The poor performance of my cell phone battery The lack of pine nuts in my salad at lunch Losing at Scrabble Lady Gag(a)
Andrew W.K., Rooster Judge: Wolf Hall vs. The Book... →
I was once on a plane to L.A. with Andrew W.K. He was seated a few rows behind me, wearing his signature white t-shirt. When I passed him on my way to the lavatory, I couldn’t help but notice he was absolutely riveted by the Frankie Muniz film playing on the little screen in front of him. For some reason, this (as well as the PARTY HARD!!! pronouncement at the end of his judgment) makes...
Dreyfus once wrote from Devil’s Island that he would see the most glorious...– Maude
There’s a conversation going on over on the WOXY message boards about how it might be possible to save WOXY, with people throwing out ideas of how to make the service better and more sustainable. I don’t have any solutions of my own, but some people are talking about making it more “on demand,” rather than maintaining a traditional linear radio station. I’m going to...
The Wrens are a band built of carbohydrate-generated adrenaline, the kind that...– From my 1996 college paper review of Secaucus. (Move over, Lester Bangs!)
merlin: somesongsconsidered: “Hopeless” – The...
RIP WOXY. The video above is about the history of a radio station that has been part of my life since the early 1980s growing up in southwestern Ohio. Throughout the 1990s, WOXY (or 97X as we knew it back then) let me tag along with them and hand out bumper stickers at shows, answer phones as Dorsie’s intern for Request the X night, and work reception whenever I happened to be home for the...
OK Go "This Too Shall Pass" Rube Goldberg Video... →
Things I would happily mouth kiss today
awpeeps: 1. The weather (w/ tongue) 2. My new haircut 3. The free pasta lunch we got at work 4. Each and every single Rolo in the bag 5. The tacos I’m going to eat with Zan later 6. Zan Things I would give one of those awkward, unenthusiastic, one-armed hugs to: 1. The skinny jeans I am attempting to pull off We are both attempting to pull off skinny jeans today. This could be really...