Monthly Archives: December 2007

links for 2007-12-22

Hellboy II: The Golden Army Trailer – Trailer Addict Looks better than the first movie, and I really liked that one. (tags: trailer movie badass) Trent Reznor on Year Zero, Planting Clues, and What’s Ludicrous About Being a Musician Today … Continue reading

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Finally, Somebody Found A Use For Wyoming

The Raw Story | Descendants of Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse break away from US The Lakota Indians, who gave the world legendary warriors Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse, have withdrawn from treaties with the United States, leaders said Wednesday. “We … Continue reading

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A Musical Christmas Card

So I’m obviously not much of a Christmas guy. Nor do I like most Christmas music (the Phil Spector Christmas album notwithstanding). But there are two Christmas songs I adore: “Fairytale Of New York” by the Pogues, mentioned a couple … Continue reading

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Thought Of The Day

In the future, the words “whore”, “skank”, “slut”, “slattern”, and possibly the word “retard” and the phrase “train wreck” will all be replaced in common usage by the word “spears“. As in “I can’t believe you got drunk on Zima … Continue reading

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Rolling My Eyes Towards England

BBC radio station censors Pogues Christmas hit – Yahoo! News LONDON (Reuters) – British public broadcaster BBC’s Radio 1 has cut out the word “faggot” from an old Christmas hit in a move the mother of the song’s late performer … Continue reading

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links for 2007-12-18

Brian Eno on Jon Hassell’s influence on his work | | Guardian Unlimited Arts (tags: music) YouTube – Riz Khan – Brian Eno – 01 Nov 07 Eno interviewed about his antiwar activism on Al-Jazeera. Nice piece. (tags: music politics … Continue reading

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30 Years Ago Today, Elvis Costello Really Pissed Off Lorne Michaels

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Leader Of The Band

I’ve never been a Dan Fogelberg fan, generally speaking. However, my mother is the world’s biggest Dan Fogelberg fan. His music was the reason she became a singer-songwriter, and in fact she reviewed his album High Country Snows for Rolling … Continue reading

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My Cassandra Complex Turns Out To Be Quite Real, Thank You

Remember when the Iraq War started, a few years ago, and Turkey didn’t want to allow us to stage the invasion from our bases in Adana and Inçirlik? And when they suddenly changed their mind, I said — very explicitly … Continue reading

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links for 2007-12-16

My Perfect Christmas by James Caan “Anyhow, there I was mindin’ my own business, shootin’ the breeze with a couple of buddies of mine from back home, when these five broads come in. ‘Who the fuck are they?’ I ask … Continue reading

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