I've Got To Admit, It's Getting Better
My “perfect” Beatles album: I Saw Her Standing There Help! Day Tripper Something I’ll Follow The Sun You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away We Can Work It Out Revolution While My Guitar Gently Weeps (Love version) I’ve Just Seen A Face And Your Bird Can Sing Blackbird Octopus’s Garden Getting Better Let It Be Twist and Shout
How to make a living playing music →
everyone who has an instrument should read this.
Your "Perfect" Beatles Album
The goal here is to create your version of a perfect Beatles album. But, as in all things, there are rules to follow. Because while the Beatles broke a lot of rules, they had a few consistent guidelines they followed. OK, so, here’s the rules: There must be 14-16 tracks total. It must be all “official” Beatles songs. This includes all their studio albums/singles/EPs, plus the...
prologic: 50% of all emos will turn into hipsters.
It’s a strange world. Some people get rich and others eat shit and die.– Hunter S. Thompson
What Avatar COULD have been →
Everything is more complicated than you think. You only see a tenth of what is...– Synecdoche, New York
The Sad Bastard Book Club release FREE EP →
They’re an interesting as hell band, and it’s a free 3 song EP. Get it!
io9's 2009 Science-fiction Power List →
On the list: Warren Ellis, JJ Abrams, and…. wait… Lady Gaga?
"You're overthinking it." →
This is an explanation/excoriation of what drives me nuts about current pop culture criticism. And it is EXCELLENT.
Top Ten Movies of 2009
No explications for now, just a straight list. Decade lists to come, and maybe an expansion of this.* In The Loop Inglourious Basterds Where The Wild Things Are Up Moon District 9 Star Trek Watchmen Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (500) Days of Summer * I have yet to see Fantastic Mr. Fox, A Serious Man, or Sherlock Holmes, which could all conceivably end on this list.
The Batman: The Animated Series Writer's Guide is... →
Goodbye Baby Rabbits. Recorded at jayv’s,...
I just ate my sandwich into the shape of the Bat-symbol. I’d take a picture, but I ate it already. YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS.
We’re deathly afraid of that stabbing word “pretentious,” the...– Warren Ellis
Patrick Stewart to be knighted. →
Sir Jean Luc Picard?
The Beatles want to tell you something... →
…it being the season and all.
Top 10 Albums of 2009
I’ve been thinking about doing a top ten since mid-November, and I keep going back and forth as to whether to include EPs or not. In any event, here’s the current top 10, with some extras afterwards: 01. The Decemberists - The Hazards of Love Out of every album I’ve gotten/heard this year, this is the one I’ve listened to the most, and have come back to again and again....
Iron Man 2 trailer! →
less than an hour…!
I am watching what I consider the best movie of the past decade. Anybody have any guesses? (answer will be revealed when I do my list.)
This is a song I wrote. It’s called Anchor.
Top 10 Bands to Get into in 2010!
newageamazon: My Buzznet year end gallery, rather than looking back, looks forward to 2010 and invites you to try a new band or two along the way! So, while you’re making your new years resolutions, resolve to listen to some of these groups in the coming year. There’s at least one band on here that I can say is, in fact, the GREATEST BAND EVER. (Oh, and that YSI guy is pretty okay,...
We Laugh At Catastrophe →
Where I used to write a lot. I’ll probably be writing here for now.
See, now! Our sentence is up!– The Invisibles (Grant Morrison)
SO THEN THIS HAPPENED
Fuck. I totally caved, didn’t I.