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Suggestion for all future conversations:

December 30, 2009


In the spirit of the new year, I humbly submit the following. How about instead of eye-rollingly alluding to things that some of us disdain (recent listening experience examples: the magazine The Believer, the band Wavves, and, of course, “hipsters”) and assuming that everyone knows both what they are and why we are all supposed […]

Reading “Best of 2009” album lists

December 26, 2009


Well, it’s that time of year again, and what we all suspected turns out to be true: Sometimes a great many people like things that seem to other people to have very little value. The album that confused me the most (on the most lists, least stimulating musically within genres that I feel like I […]

Accusing Dead Writers of Bigotry

December 16, 2009


While I understand that we shouldn’t pretend lionized lit figures of the past were perfect and did not harbor many of the same nasty biases as their non-famous-writer contemporaries, it seems a bit silly to a) discount the entire work of a talented author because of periodic evidence of racism/misogyny/whathaveyou (do you honestly think that […]


December 11, 2009


I just realized how amazing it is that it’s not uncommon to see people who have removed all unconscious ums and ers from their speech and replaced every single one with the word “fuckin” Think about it. This thought brought to you by the girl I just overheard saying “…midwestern cities like…fuckin…Cincinnati.” Also, a current […]

Every time I write in here

December 8, 2009


I promise that I’ll do better about keeping up, and then I don’t. Well, this is no exception. I’m in the middle of the last FInals Hell of my life. Don’t have time to say anything interesting really, only czech out Owl & Bear’s (all too accurate) post on my new free EP. Played an […]