This morning there was a lot of water flowing down the creek from the overnight rains, so I had to do one of those water rushing by shots.
To read the whole classic Kit and Kaboodle cartoon from National Lampoon from 1981 go here. To think that all these years since I’ve remembered it as:
“Blegh… my spine…”
Or you could just buy the complete 246 issue set on DVD here:
Booker wins, wingnuts back down — time to celebrate a bit.
Some nice piano work here, this sounds hauntingly familiar, the words to the song it sounds like are near the tip of my tongue — oh yeah.
The reigning Kings of Romangst, Jimmy Eat World, have a new album out that’s full of finely planted hooks, well crafted lyrics, and tightly riffed turnarounds that’s well worth a listen; I suspect some young adults will be putting a few of these tunes into heavy personal rotation after that crushing break up comes later this summer.
My Friend, Jim Aiken, is doing a song list which in turn reminded me how long it’s been since I’ve burned a new CD for the car. So I’m setting off to do that – the working title is “Virtual Implements of Allegorical Destruction”, and it starts with “Microphone” from 98° and it’s going to end with “Whistle” from Flo Rida, can you guess the theme?
At 9 bucks for 32 tunes, Monstercat 013 is a freaking steal for fans of Dance/Electronica:
“Tap Out” from Comedown Machine by the Strokes is infectious – and several other tracks get under your skin and burrow in.
The new CD “Like Clockwork” from Queens of the Stone Age tracks well from start to finish:
And to finish off the superb new CD From Bowie:
Fitz and the Tantrums and Vampire Weekend both have May releases that you might want to check out as well, neither one has a tune on my ‘pod yet, but perhaps they will grow on me.