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Monthly Archives: January 2009

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The Whipping: itunes shuffle meme

My friend Aubrey posted this over at her blog, and I thought it was great. The Rules: 1. Put Your iTunes on Shuffle. 2. For each question, press the ‘next’ button to get your answer. (or listen to each song, like I did.) 3. You

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He-Man and the 13 Trials of Eternia

Jon Vermilyea, whose Beasts books gave me an eyegasm at Barnes & Noble recently, has something even cooler than a flying pizza on his site (though, yes, there absolutely is an anthropomorphic slice on his page). A Greek myth/Saturday morning cartoon mashup? Sign me up!

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Gameboy/Gamegirl – Sweaty Wet/Dirty Damp

This song burrowed into my ear, planted eggs in my brain, and now there are tiny hipster parasites calling all the shots. And forcing me to keep this on repeat. Peaches meets Le Tigre meets Chromeo meets God. Is it too early to call it?

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The Weekly Lollers: Episode Two

This week’s things that made me laugh… and a few lollers that were emailed to me (keep the emails coming- victor [at] purewest [dot] us). IF MOVIE POSTERS WERE HONEST (more after the jump)

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Ten Guitar Solos That Will Melt and/or Caress Your Face

There’s an interesting moment in the Metallica documentary Some Kind of Monster when drummer Lars Ulrich explains that there won’t be any guitar solos on the St. Anger album because he doesn’t want the record to sound “dated”. Lead guitarist Kirk Hammett responds quite reasonably

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F*** My Life

Do you ever have days that are just so crappy that you want to share them with the rest of the world. Like this, for instance: “Today, I tripped over my own shoelace after explaining to my boyfriend that my shoes being untied were good

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01.26.09 My Top Ten RIGHT NOW

1. FOOD Shake Shack Step down Pop Burger, Shake Shack is officially the place to go when the munchies hit. Seriously, the best, most juicy, delicious burger you will ever eat (don’t take offense Westville, yours has different merits). Add to that some delectable cheese