Monthly Archives: November 2014
Some mornings it’s just not worth gnawing your way out of the restraints, is it? I mean, with shit like this popping up in my Facebook feed, it’s enough to put me permanently OFF my feed: Congratulations, ladies! Your fight’s … Continue reading
I have to confess something: When this song first came out, I didn’t care for it. At ALL. It was weird and depressing, it seemed self-indulgent and overdramatic, it didn’t hang together, you couldn’t really dance to it, blah blah. … Continue reading
Poor Captain Kirk. He just doesn’t get it. Oh dear. This really hasn’t been a great week for the PUA types, has it? Julien Blanc has been banned from Singapore, now, and has also cancelled his dates in Norway. It’s … Continue reading
Not an elegy. Just a poem. Short, strong and stark.
Looks like you-know-who can wipe that leer off his face for good. Jian Ghomeshi has just been arrested and charged: Mr. Ghomeshi, 47, has been charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of “overcome resistance – choking,” … Continue reading
Today is White Ribbon Day, when it’s the menfolks’ turn to demonstrate all over the world against domestic violence and pledge to be better people. To that end, I have the following links for you to peruse and enjoy: First … Continue reading
Did this t-shirt cost René Pérez (at left) a TV appearance? If his remarks are any indication, then the answer may well be yes: “They asked me not to talk about Ayotzinapa,” said René Pérez, vocalist of Calle 13, last … Continue reading
“All set for the Caracas Music Festival!” (Note the old seven-star flag, being held upside down. The current Venezuelan flag has eight stars. What decade is this, again? With the oppos, it’s always yesterday once more. Shooby-doo-lang-lang.) Good evening, world, … Continue reading
Wonderfully minimalist stuff from 30 years ago (yes, really — it’s been THAT long!) And it still sounds fresh and new. Annie’s vocal attack is the very definition of sui generis.