What these shows have in common is a snotty attitude. Kids address each other...– Must read: the great Marjorie Ingall on the problem with tween TV. I couldn’t agree more.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-4-24) →
Material Issue (38) The Replacements (28) TV on the Radio (22) The Smashing Pumpkins (19) Nick Lowe (13) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Can I Handle the Truth?
Not sure. Hit me.
At some point, I guess, all you can really do is expose them to the world, push...– This is a must-read…Joe Posnanski is one of the best baseball writers in America, but he’s just as good — maybe better — when he’s writing about parenting.
I’m an ally to the people, and yes, I am an ally. I am a man that loves women,...– Lil B on Confronting Hip-Hop’s Biggest Taboo | Vulture Word.
Not counting Ramirez’s buyout or Dempster’s salary, the Cubs have a...– Wait ‘til next year! MLB Trade Rumors takes a look at the Cubs’ 2010 payroll and sees lots of room to overpay for mediocre free agents this off-season…
contributary asked: Do you own all of the albums by Soul Coughing?
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-4-17) →
Low (16) TV on the Radio (9) The Replacements (8) Titus Andronicus (7) Gipsy Kings (7) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Did anyone watch 'Game of Thrones' on HBO last...
You think 435 fairly well to-do, mostly white men, should make that decision?– Anthony Weiner advocating that the decision for what women should be able to do with their bodies should be a decision made between a woman and her doctor, not determined by a committee of congressmen. Video here. (via soupsoup)
It’s difficult to single out the most accomplished parts of...– Tim Goodman raves about HBO’s Game of Thrones. Man, this is going to be good!
Movie Review: Color Me Obsessed
Last night, thanks to WXRT, I got a chance to see the new Replacements documentary, ‘Color Me Obsessed.’ This unusually-constructed documentary tells the story of The Replacements with no input from from the band itself (and that means no music, either). Instead, fans, friends, and musicians take the viewer through the band’s journey from scruffy Minneapolis punk rockers to...
Fun With Flickchart
Flickchart just served up a handful of interesting match-ups. How would you vote? Sublime vs. Ridiculous Division: * The Last Temptation of Christ vs. Bring It On * Encino Man vs. Ran Apples vs. Oranges Division: * The Pink Panther (the Peter Sellers version) vs. Let the Right One In (the original) * A History of Violence vs. Role Models
Pure Awesome: Superhero ABCs →
After the third such incident, Duquette ventured down into the locker room. “I...– On the occasion of Manny Ramirez’ sudden retirement, I went back and re-read Ben McGrath’s excellent New Yorker profile from 2007. Highly recommended.
Austin Kleon: How To Steal Like An Artist →
Inspiring words on what creativity is, and should be.
Just opened, directly across the street from my... →
Seriously, I can see the store from my window. This does not bode well.
The First 15 Minutes of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' →
Can. Not. Wait.
Low hits new high thanks to a 'golden god' →
Can’t wait to see these guys at Lincoln Hall later this month!