Category Archives: Music

My Mom Already Has More Views Than I Do

is the subject of this post.  And here is the video for which she has more views. She’s the one that’s a she, said she centered (for the most part) in the screen. I’m not jealous. After all, I don’t … Continue reading

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On WTFness

Seriously, there’s a smoking clown that appears for all of two scenes and, perhaps, two seconds.  What does he do?  Smoke against a sky full of white clouds in the first scene, and throw the cigarette to the ground in … Continue reading

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Audible Ear: Throwing Muses’ The Real Ramona

I really, really like the Throwing Muses. Or, safer to say, and more truthful, I really, really like the song you probably have all heard before, “Not Too Soon.”  And this Audible Ear would more correctly be determined a paean … Continue reading

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On the Evenness of Numbers

When I was young(er), I was really into Ministry. Though the above is quite a misstatement.  Really, I was only into their album Psalm 69.  I don’t think I ever owned it, but I know that I was introduced to … Continue reading

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On Music That is Not Racist

Specifically, Das Racist. Okay, I’m not making a claim for all of their music, because I haven’t heard it.  But for these two songs, I will put my stamp of approval for NOT RACIST. Of course, in the beginning of … Continue reading

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On Other Things That Are Not Really Scary Being Scary

Namely, this video. When I’ve talked before (to myself, to Jeoffrey, even to other people) about the difference between writing fiction and writing plays, this is the battle I’ve set up: In fiction, I’m trying to make the unreal seem … Continue reading

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On Things That Make Me Happy, Relatively Inexplicably

Here are three videos that make me happy. I imagine you might have already seen these, but I think they are worth seeing again. The first is indicative of the wedding I would like to have, and have taken part … Continue reading

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Audible Ear: The Musical Version of The War of the Worlds

Is awesome. I first heard of Jeff Wayne’s The Musical Version of The War of the Worlds through my friend Bryan, back when we were both in high school.  His father had the LPs of Jeff Wayne’s classic, and it … Continue reading

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Audible Ear: Silversun Pickups

Just like I warned you, here it comes.  A flood of praise for the Silversun Pickups along with a number of videos showing their finest moments, their finest hours, their finest finest! I don’t really know how to talk about … Continue reading

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Why do we always come here? I guess we’ll never know.

I’m a sucker for music, just as I’m a whore for beauty. The Connells always make me feel better, and I love their songs (most of them), even though I find them difficult to recommend to other people. When I … Continue reading

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