Largehearted Boy: Book Notes - Caryn Rose "B-sides... →
I was so psyched to be part of this, you would not believe.
if I was trying to explain baseball to someone who had never heard of it, I...– Joe Posnanski. Killing it again.
Great moments in music punditry
Heather: interesting: [First-time eligibles this year but not nominated include Crowded House, Guided by Voices, the Jayhawks, Lyle Lovett, Salt N Pepa, Soundgarden, They Might Be Giants, and Yo La Tengo.]
Heather: WHY MUST CROWDED HOUSE ALWAYS BE DENIED
Maria: the house is too packed for them
Maria: *rim shot*
Heather: i won't dream it's over
nominated last year but left out this year: Bon Jovi
Facebook are front-and-center in the new privacy debate just as Microsoft were...– Nik Cubrilovic Blog - Logging out of Facebook is not enough (via whatevernevermind)
i am wayyy too interested in seeing this film
EVERYBODY LOVES OUR TOWN: Duff McKagan: "Seattle:... →
grungebook: From Duff McKagan’s Seattle Weekly column on Tuesday’s Nevermind Live show at the Experience Music Project: There was a tension at EMP on Tuesday. A tension caused by what I believe to be a collective fear of “Is this the right thing to do?” I could see it in the artists’ faces…
naming blogs is easy: on facebook, privacy, and... →
maura: I guess one of the benefits of beginning my blogging “career”* while I was still living with my parents was treating every semi-public piece of content I placed on the Internet like something my mom, who I love but who has very rigid ideas of what personal details are “nice” for people to publicly… I have the same ‘what would Mom/Dad think’ filter that Maura does,...
5/4/85, Williamstown, MA. June 19, 1981. That’s not the date of the photo above, but is the date I saw R.E.M. play for the first time. The way I always remembered it, this was a Sunday…
I am touched by Michael dropping to his knees while Patti sings, I reflect how...
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Created by Ethan Kaplan, whose own history with the band is a story in and of itself
I worry (as someone who was an adult in the 1960s) that young people will see...– Nora Ephron, in this week’s Newsweek, on the premiere of NBC’s The Playboy Club. (via newsweek)
The Bean Is Being Evicted To Make Way For A...... →
negevrockcity: Legendary East Village coffee shop The Bean is being kicked out so their landlord can open a Starbucks. The Bean is opening a new location around the corner, in that storefront that used to have the “crazy landlord” sign. WTF, Starbucks? Can’t you just be happy with the junkie Starbucks on Second Avenue and be done with it? Also, one more reason I’m upset about the change: The...
Bachmann and her ilk believe that woman who have sex—along with men who fail to...– Religious Conservatives Hate the HPV Vaccine Because They Want Women to Die | Slog (via rachelfershleiser)
“Great Rock & Roll Reads for the Fall” →
B-sides and Broken Hearts got a great writeup in the Huffington Post‘s article “Great Rock and Roll Reads for the Fall”: “If you’ve ever sat in a diner at 3 a.m. after a concert and hashed…
If you’ve ever sat in a diner at 3 a.m. after a concert and hashed over...– Great Rock & Roll Reads for the Fall- Huffington Post