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 (tags: music interview technology)

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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Horse break away from US The Lakota Indians, who gave the world legendary warriors Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse, have withdrawn from treaties with the United States, leaders said Wednesday.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 are no longer citizens of the United States of America and all those who live […]

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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 of days ago, is one of them. And so, since there’s no feasible way for […]

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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 and went down on every single dude at the bar, you fuckin’ spears!” Or “Fifteen […]

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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 branded “ridiculous.” In “Fairytale of New York,” released 20 years ago by Irish band the […]

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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 video thoughtcloud)

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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 Stone. I grew up listening to Fogelberg albums (that’s vinyl, folks). So I was really […]

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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 — that I believed we’d made a deal with the Turkish government. Specifically, I figured […]

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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 my pal, Sil. He turns to me and says ‘that’s the Spice Girls – th […]

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