Last night, the House of Blues Boston hosted the joint Cyndi Lauper-Dr. John tour, and there was much rejoicing. I went for Dr. John, who is among my favorite musicians, expecting Cyndi Lauper to just be a nice bonus. I was confused about how their sounds went together, but I had faith. And, well. Apparently Cyndi Lauper … More can you dig it? yes, sir, I can.
Hi! I’m here! Been busy this past week, what with work craziness and friend awesomeness. So a quick catch-up of my recent activities and ponderings. So. Bullet points, methinks? Why yes please. On Kanye: I’m with O’Bama here, what a jackass. I don’t care if you’re drunk, I don’t care if you haven’t recovered from … More mish-mash muddle
I really should be packing now, since I’m flying away to Minnesota tomorrow. But I am not. Instead I am drinking beer and faffing around on facebook and other such productive things. I can’t even say I’m doing laundry, since I think I just heard the washing machine stop. So. Time for a bullet-point post, methinks. … More gimme a v-a-c-a-t-i-o-n
So I’m always a little leery of concerts that are not going to involve mosh pits. Even if I have no desire to be in said mosh pit, that’s the kind of music I usually see in concert, so I know how to behave. So I was a bit wary of Tracy Chapman. She didn’t … More tracy chapman
Okay everyone, hold onto your hats. I am about to show you the most shocking picture you have ever seen. I KNOW WHAT THE HELL. For those of you playing at home, here is what Shane MacGowan used to look like: CAN YOU SPOT THE DIFFERENCE??? HINT: THE MAN HAS ALL HIS TEETH. My world … More pretty as a picture
or, THE STORY OF GRACE AND THE HUNDREDS OF TEENAGE BOYS WITH BRACES So last night I went to see Reel Big Fish at the House of Blues. (If it seems like I only go to see shows at the House of Blues, well, that may be true. No comment.) I arrived, and we did … More Reel Big Fish
The rumors are flying. TMZ and NBC say he’s dead. CNN says he’s in a coma. EDIT: the AP is confirming his death now. He went crazy in his later life, but that doesn’t change the fact that he was a musical genius. Here’s you to you, MJ. One of my favorite songs: (youtube won’t … More Michael Jackson!
Possibly the greatest thing ever? I think so. If the “Total Eclipse of the Heart” video were actually a literal representation of the song: (found this over at no ordinary rollercoaster)