Monthly Archives: June 2007

Line outside Walnut Creek Apple Store

I walked down Olympic Boulevard and hung a left onto South Main Street. Line outside Walnut Creek Apple Store

Been caught reading (i)

Bob Richter's San Antonio Express-News column "Austin death shows how the well of information can be poisoned" Gal Beckerman's Columbia Journalism Review article "The obscured continent: It's hard to find Africa in Vanity Fair's new 'Africa issue'" Asra Q. Nomani's Washington Post op-ed "A Mighty Shame" (with the Post's Outlook/Live Online chat with Nomani "Not […]

You should know the score by now

My New York age is 28 This New York age puts you-generally speaking-into the young category. That's what you were hoping for, right? Run and tell your friends. Then get drunk (as usual). Then sleep it off. Then pop an Adderall. Then come back and consider experimenting with a more mature type of New York […]

On Vox: You should know the score by now

This New York age puts you-generally speaking-into the young category. That’s what you were hoping for, right? Run and tell your friends. Then get drunk (as usual). Then sleep it off. Then pop an Adderall. Then come back and consider experimenting with a more mature type of New York life (just once in a while). […]

QotD: My Current Top 10

What are your top 10 most-played songs currently? Kind soul shares his Jackson 5 T-shirt Last week (ending 10th June '07): Michael Jackson, "Billie Jean"Chris Cornell, "Billie Jean"Shudder to Think, "Ballad of Maxwell Demon"The National, "Fake Empire"King Sunny Ade, "Mo Beru Agba"The Hold Steady, "Stevie Nix"Forro in the Dark, "Limoeiro Do Norte"Billy Bragg, "Help Save […]

On Vox: QotD: My Current Top 10

What are your top 10 most-played songs currently? » Read more on Vox

No stone please, we’re Sister Rosettas

I want that suit, tie and handkerchief. Oh, and the upright bass too.

The Style Council – It's A Very Deep Sea

Ella-vation

We All Love Ella: Celebrating the First Lady of Song I told Donald about the album yesterday; today he told me about the clips above (starting, of course, with Ledisi and Patti Austin in the first).

“Howard Roark laughed.”

I am: Ayn Rand (Alissa Rosenbaum) This charismatic cult leader occasionally used science fiction as one of her recruiting tools for new converts. Which science fiction writer are you?