Wow, I want to be label mates with the sharks and lemurs!– Björk
Some kid almost died in my backyard today. OK, not quite. A “fencer” — that is, a young dude that works for the company putting in our new fence — took a 3” nail in the back from his co-fencer’s high-powered nail gun. It missed his spine by a few inches. Nothing but empty space back there, right? I didn’t even notice the ambulance. I was up in my...
“Thrum” is one of my favorite words.
And One Serious Farmer's Tan
Forgot about that one.
By The Numbers
19 days 2600 miles 8 states 6 days involving 7+ hours of car time $500 in gas and tolls 1 ferry ride 2 rented beach houses 28 familial housemates plus 2 dogs 8 containers (2 bottles, 4 sprays, 2 sticks) of sunblock 0 sunburns 1 early morning toddler vomiting episode (Chesapeake Bay Bridge) 1 evening adult stubbed toe (curb, bloody) 2 solid books (Elmore Leonard’s Swag...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-6-26) →
Hooray For Earth (8) J Mascis (6) The Books (4) Josh T. Pearson (4) Kimya Dawson & Aesop Rock (3) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-6-12) →
Death Cab for Cutie (50) NODZZZ (45) Dum Dum Girls (32) My Morning Jacket (19) Hooray For Earth (17) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Some Unpopular Opinions?
kaseyanderson: I don’t care for Radiohead. I don’t give a shit what Roger Ebert thinks about anything. I don’t much enjoy going to the beach. Aside from all of Breaking the Waves, nothing in any of Lars Von Trier’s films has stuck with me for longer than 24 hours. I have failed many times to give a shit about Radiohead, I find the beach boring, and von Trier is an overrated fuckface whose...
Kickstarter: The Luckiest Shauna This is a documentary that my good friend Shauna is making about her search for the woman she was named after — the winner on Wheel of Fortune the day she was born. Please support this project if you can. I’ve talked to her about the documentary and it’s shaping up to be a pretty rad little project.
Shaved Weiner Extension?
Has anyone invented a Chrome Extension to remove any and all mentions of Anthony Weiner? Maybe something like the Shaved Bieber Extension? I know Internet + Sex + Politics = Hack Journalist Jizznado, but give me a fucking break.
Nodzzz - Old Clothes (Live @ KXLU) 2 minutes of...
Les Paul Google Doodle →
Today’s Google doodle is awesome. What’s more is that while the US version let’s you record and playback, other versions let you use the keyboard to play: Google.com: Google.co.uk:
10 Fantasy Sagas That Are Wronger Than Twilight -... →
madthoughts: mfred: “Then she slaps WolfStar in the face repeatedly with the dead fetus that contains the soul of WolfStar’s lover.” I find it odd that these books were read by people. I find it odd that you do not want to read this: 3) The Cat’s Fancy by Julie Kenner Nick is an attorney who’s engaged to marry the uber-bitchy daughter of his boss. His black cat, Maggie, is...
End of the World
Unforgiveable. It took me ALMOST AN ENTIRE MINUTE to figure out where everything was on the dashboard. ONE EXTRA CLICK TO FIND OUT HOW MANY FOLLOWERS I HAVE? Unreal. Just an abomination. There’s only one word for it, and it is “holocausty.” I mean, have they no SHAME? Give me my money back and stay the fuck out of my Medicare.
Ellie Kemper’s Blowjob “How dry do you want it?” Such a classic.
Mountain Goats - Boxcar Um, guys? Guys? THIS. IS. HORRIBLE. Do not cover songs you do not like. Do not cover songs you can’t identify with. Do not faux-punk a pop-punk classic. Do not take off your glasses to show how “into it” you are. Do not ruin Jawbreaker. Do not do this to me. Gah.
Kissing Cousins - You Bring Me Down These be not girls. These be women.
So Close Yet So Far
Invited to give a talk in Denver on September 19. The Great American Beer Festival starts in Denver on September 29. Dammit.