Monthly Archives: December 2005

Damn, the things end-of-year lists make you think about.

My younger brothers used to be this guy. They weren’t music Nazis, really. More … so sui generis from jumpstreet. No one’s tastes ever change. What drives them is the same as it ever was, just more refined and focused and specific. It took them some time to start running across more of the things […]

I am not fucking with Christmas, so why is Christmas fucking with me?

“Everybody wants to be/Scroogy, Scroogy!” It’s the season of good will and charity toward folks, but I am filled with ill will and uncharitable thoughts. It’s not other people saying “Merry Christmas” to me. I just sort of hear the words and think “Oh, that’s nice.” Maybe a look drifts over me, a subvocalization made […]

I guess the cool kids are all “Since U Been Gone”

Your 2005 Song Is Mr. Brightside by The Killers “It started out with a kiss How did it end up like this It was only a kiss, it was only a kiss” Let’s just say you’re happy to be done with 2005! What Hit Song of 2005 Are You?