My name is Josh Ellis. I'm a writer, editor, former newspaper columnist, full stack web designer and developer (with a focus on PHP, JS, Node and the Meteor framework) and musician. I've traveled and lived all over the world, but I currently make my home in Yakima, WA, the "Palm Springs of Washington State".
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Monthly Archives: October 2007
Turk PM confirms plan to allow operation in Iraq – Yahoo! News ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan confirmed on Wednesday his government was drawing up plans to authorize a military incursion into northern Iraq to crush Kurdish … Continue reading
Written for a girl I was in love with, a long time ago. FLOATING WORLD The others are sleeping now, Cold as comfort in their Eddie Bauer blankets And the loft at the top of the honest Yankee cabin Where … Continue reading
More poetry. I thought this one was lost…I always liked this. I love Radiohead. Ice Age Coming Somewhere alongside the freeway It is possible to hear birds outside your car window Thick, soot-covered birds Cackling in Ornette Coleman harmony As … Continue reading
Did I mention I used to write poetry? Rain Coast Prelude. See where Christ’s blood streams in the firmament Bright curtains for a boy to slide down, Great masts to support the world where it has grown a little antique. … Continue reading
Found this in my Documents folder. I have no memory of writing this. The sound of the horn and the drum Keeps us all awake into the night. They are praying to gods we do not understand. But there is … Continue reading
Nine Inch Nails ends contracts I’ve waited a LONG time to be able to make the following announcement: as of right now Nine Inch Nails is a totally free agent, free of any recording contract with any label.
Because you said we didn’t rock: a thirty second snippet of the new version of “When You Get Here”. (Notice the resemblance to Jesus & Mary Chain, MBV, Sigur Ros, et al.)
I got my free eMusic downloads, and you know what eMusic is fuckin’ awesome for? Old ass blues. I’m currently listening to, and enjoying the hell out of, Junior Wells (thanks for playing him in the car, Thom) and Skip … Continue reading
In direct counterpoint to Kanye’s humdrum Graduation, Talib Kweli’s newest album, Ear Drum, is intelligent and way groovier. Better flow, better beats, better everything. Go buy it.