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Hard Day’s Night

October 18th, 2010 · 19 Comments

This has always sort of bugged me: You know I work all day to get you money to buy you things And it’s worth it just to hear you say you’re going to give me everything So, first, rhyming “things’ with “thing” is kinda cheating, but let that pass. What’s that “just” in the second […]

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Introducing the Ring

October 10th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The Metropolitan Opera has put together a ton of material on the website for their new (and, from the looks of it, absolutely gorgeous) production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle. Meanwhile, I finally got around to checking out the Radiolab episode “The Ring and I“—which as I’d expect from one of my favorite radio programs, is […]

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Earworm: D-Plan Reunion Edition

September 13th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Apropos of the Very! Exciting! News! that Dismemberment Plan—one of my all time favorite bands—is reuniting for a winter tour, here’s “The City” off the classic Emergency & I. (No, seriously, if you don’t have this album, go download it now.) The city has, indeed, been dead since they’ve been gone:

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Hipster Shrugged

August 27th, 2010 · 18 Comments

So, I inadvertently started a pretty ridiculous Twitter meme yesterday. I wrote: Painfully tempted to do a parody rewrite w/John Galt as hipster & Gulch in Williamsburg RT @thecalebbacon: Atlas shrugged and said “meh.” The 60-page speech to be replaced by a Tom Verlaine solo… Which inspired: ziege19 @normative Who is John Galt? Oh, you […]

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Tags: Art & Culture · Language and Literature

EARWORM: “Summer Mood” — Best Coast

August 6th, 2010 · No Comments

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Earworm: Ariel Pink – Beverly Kills

July 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment

You can’t stop the press!

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How to Provoke Me to Homicide

July 3rd, 2010 · 18 Comments

Wired’s Dylan Tweney recounts his live-tweeting of Wagner’s Die Walküre at the San Francisco Opera. I cannot fathom how he escaped the opera house alive. Look, fussing with your phone constantly—even on “minimum brightness”—is kind of a dick move at any performance, but it’s borderline sacrilegious when it comes to Wagner, whose genius was in […]

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Earworm: Death Cab for Cutie – “Title Track”

June 24th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The mediocrity of their recent stuff sometimes makes me forget how much I liked their early albums.

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Earworm: Pains of Being Pure at Heart – “Everything With You”

June 15th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Getting psyched up for Wednesday’s show…

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Earworm: The Cure – “Just Like Heaven”

June 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment

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