The News: Going to Mexico

28 03 2009

l_4ad137a5ffe54bc68b9bd892ff25fde8-Pree! Dc’s newest indie darling. A lovely combination of Regina Spektor, Thao Nyguen, Modest Mouse, Joanna Newsom etc… She’s cute, she’s talented, she has a new EP out via Park Slope/DC’s Kora Records. Check it out and watch some live videos.

http://vimeo.com/2434991

http://vimeo.com/2434129

-Dennis Quaid will play Bill Clinton in HBO’s upcoming film The Special Relationship. Read More

-10 or so Russian Torture Devices. Here

-Mountain Goats tabs! Here

 

 

-Drinkers’ red face may signal cancer risk. Here

JV-Numbered Lithographs





The News: Unhappy People Watch TV Edition

18 11 2008

A van of guys singing and dancing along with “I Want You Back”

 

The Numa Numa Song Video with that guy.

 

A viking covering “God Only Knows”

Admirals, Generals: Let Gays Serve Openly. Read More at MSNBC

As is the case with Great Britain, Israel, and other nations that allow gays and lesbians to serve openly, our service members are professionals who are able to work together effectively despite differences in race, gender, religion, and sexuality,” the officers wrote.

While Obama has expressed support for repeal, he said during the presidential campaign that he would not do so on his own — an indication that he would tread carefully to prevent the issue from becoming a drag on his agenda. Obama said he would instead work with military leaders to build consensus on removing the ban on openly gay service members.

deerhunter_microcastle-album-art-The verdict is out. The new Animal Collective album is very good. FM

-The world’s biggest record collection. RS

-Unhappy people watch TV and happy people read and socialize. UM

-Bruce Springsteen “Dreams” big on new album. BB

-Baby got back. Michelle Obama and the female form. Salon

-PItchfork interview Fleet Foxes. P4k

-Wired’s Listening Post Blog asks readers about their favorite albums. LPB

-The lost Beatles song emerges!

 

 A “lost” Beatles track once thought to have been only a myth is real, says Paul McCartney. “Carnival of Light,” a 14-minute-long unconventional recording of the Beatles improvising on the various instruments and noisemakers in the band’s Abbey Road studios, rejected by other members of the group for inclusion in the The Beatles Anthology, might soon see the light of day soon.





The News: Rahm Facts Edition!

13 11 2008

fleet-fox-Fleet Foxes show up for a take away show at La Blog. 

-Mccain hit The Tonight show with Jay Leno. 

How has he been since the election? “I’ve been sleeping like a baby,” he said. “I sleep two hours and wake up and cry.”

-Play Super Obama World. Read about it at BBC


-Hard times prompt Americans to increase smoking. Reuters

-East Coast! Connecticut legalizes same-sex marriage to go along with Massachusetts. Read More

Nirvana Baby!

Rahm Emanuel Fact Machine! Check it Out 

and an article about Josh and Rahm. 

Some examples:

RAHM EMANUEL DID NOT FIGHT IN THE ISRAELI ARMY AS RUMORED BUT HE PROBABLY WOULD HAVE BEEN AWESOME AT IT IF HE HAD

RAHM EMANUEL HATES ARBY’S

WE WOULD ALL HAVE HEALTHCARE IF BILL CLINTON HAD LISTENED TO RAHM EMANUEL’SADVICE

RAHM EMANUEL DECLARED HIS ENEMIES “DEAD” WHILE REPEATEDLY STABBING A STEAK KNIFE INTO THE TABLE

RAHM EMANUEL TELLS PEOPLE TO FUCK OFF BY SHOWING THEM THE SPACE WHERE HIS RIGHT MIDDLE FINGER USED TO BE

Josh Lyman would not exist if not for Rahm Emanuel…


Listen/Download:

The Shirelles- Soldier Boy

and after that

Listen to Soldier On Dear Friend @ their Myspace





Blink 182 Drummer survives Plane Crash and the Turn of the Century

20 09 2008

Travis Barker, former drummer for the band Blink 182, was involved in a plane crash earlier today that killed four people. Of the six people onboard, two survived, those being Travis barker and celebrity DJ AM.

The plane was seen sparking and then it careened off the runway towards a fence, later crashing on a road. The two survivors are both in critical condition in Augusta, GA.