Lux Lisbon: “That Stuff Tastes Really Good”

In between being hellishly busy at work and a little medical relapse, I haven’t had too many opportunities to write here (and, c’mon, who wants to write about ebola?). On the plus side, I’ve had a chance to spend a little more time with Twitter. Twitter normally moves so quickly that I can’t keep up […]

Well that didn’t work at all

It was my hope that a mash up of Pop Will Eat Itself’s 1989 gem “Can U Dig It?” (video) and Clint Mansell’s “Lux Æterna” (music) from the “Requiem for a Dream” soundtrack would have been charming as heck. I was mistaken. Sometimes, mixing two unlike things can be interesting and even illuminating. Sometimes, it […]

The Horror of Morning Awareness

I have a stack of notes on the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, but I’m not in the right headspace to dig in to that subject right now. Instead, I’d like to share some thoughts from my morning commute today: First and foremost, I’m a roll-out-of-bed-and-get-on-the-train kind of guy. I altered my routine a little […]

In Reponse To Miss Amanda

(Oh my stars…I apologize in advance for the effed-up formatting.  Apparently, copying and pasting from FB into WP is a Very Bad Idea indeed…I’m working on it, but it seems that the visual editor is unable to cope with this mess) (Sorted. I think) This evening, Amanda Palmer posed a couple of questions about how […]

Love Letter To A Song

Are you familiar with Fleetwood Mac’s “Go Your Own Way?” If not, give it a listen: Actually, go ahead and enjoy it even if you’ve heard the song a zillion times. It’s a great tune and a great performance. But….have you ever noticed how intensely weird the rhythm is? The electric guitar and acoustic guitar […]

Working at Something You Love

This one’s a bit more like an old-school LJ post than the…well, whatever it is that this blog’s known for. Just wanted to warn you before we got started. I’ve had the opportunity to make money in a field I loved three times so far in my life. I’ve worked, tangentially, in the music industry, […]

Happy New Year

I know, I know, it’s just another day on the calendar but it’s an excuse to trot out my favorite new year song (and no, it’s nothing to do with U2*): * apologies to the Analog Kid, who reminded me that it was time to post a new year song.