Cynicism & the Death of a Celebrity

"The talk of the ignorant is like the rumblings which issue from the belly." ~ Demetrius the Cynic This weekend, as we all know by now, Amy Winehouse died.  Likely an overdose, though from what I've read, cause of death hasn't been confirmed.  As a very public drug addict, death by addiction has the feeling … Continue reading Cynicism & the Death of a Celebrity

5 Songs I’m Loving Now – 03/29/11

Childish Gambino - Freaks and Geeks Since Childish Gambino is the rapper alter ego of comedian Donald Glover, you'd be forgiven for initially assuming that this song was a comedy novelty rap (I did).  And yes, the lines in here are quite funny, but not in a Weird Al sort of way.  He's crass, sexually … Continue reading 5 Songs I’m Loving Now – 03/29/11

The King Of Limbs

This will not be a review.  This is merely my thoughts, somewhat stream-of-consciousness, as I experience the newest Radiohead album for the first time. First off, the track list: The King of Limbs: 01 Bloom 02 Morning Mr Magpie 03 Little by Little 04 Feral 05 Lotus Flower 06 Codex 07 Give Up the Ghost … Continue reading The King Of Limbs

Stuff; or, How Radiohead is Setting Us Free

Monday morning, The Greatest Band On Earth (official title given by the Pope), announced that they were releasing their newest album, The King of Limbs, less than a week from now, Saturday. This has made me more than a little giddy. What Radiohead has done, yet again, is set up a situation where almost everyone … Continue reading Stuff; or, How Radiohead is Setting Us Free