Article Archive for September 2009
Posted in One Million Watts on 30 September 2009
Stats: 6,383 views and 5 Comments
I’ve met hundreds of rollergirls and I think I know what you see in them, Drew: they’re tough and self-motivated. That’s why I haven’t yet seen your roller derby movie: I’m afraid to find out if you screwed it up.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 29 September 2009
Stats: 9,975 views and 3 Comments
Somehow, every new band that manages not to evaporate or self-destruct wants to get out of the basement and play its first live show. First shows are frequently quite difficult to land, in part because there is no transparent method for getting one.
Posted in Things We Like on 28 September 2009
Stats: 5,696 views and 1 Comment
The best animated series for adults and older children currently in production isn’t on television at all. The Flash-animated comedy site HomestarRunner.com consistently delivers the goods.
Posted in Things We Like on 26 September 2009
Stats: 3,731 views and No Comments
Every Saturday, the editorial staff of Monkey Goggles will rummage though its bookshelves, toy boxes, music and movie collections, and stacks of assorted stuff to pick out a few choice items that will make your life better.
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 25 September 2009
Stats: 44,368 views and 6 Comments
The greatest odor in the world is the smell of cooking bacon. If one were to truly and dutifully bottle its essence, even a woman plain as tap water could attract a square-jawed, Hollywood dreamboat. If it were promised that heaven smelled like bacon, surely men would do no evil from that moment forward.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 24 September 2009
Stats: 19,950 views and 6 Comments
On the night the late Michael Jackson moved into Disneyland, a huge party was held. The secretive pop star had paid plenty of commando visits to the Happiest Place on Earth over the years, almost always in disguise, but on September 19, 1986 he made the Park his official home.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 23 September 2009
Stats: 4,223 views and 2 Comments
It was another hot, dusty Wednesday in LA. I was sitting in my office minding my own business, which is to say not minding much of anything at all. Business had been as brisk as an alpine snail race – uphill.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 22 September 2009
Stats: 4,643 views and 3 Comments
I don’t need to hear what fashionistas are proclaiming this fall’s “in” color. I already know: it’s blaze orange, just like it is every fall. I see blaze orange jumpsuits hanging from porches, airing out in anticipation of deer hunting season.
Posted in Seattle on 21 September 2009
Stats: 4,872 views and 4 Comments
One by one, the streets of Seattle are falling under alien influence. Along with robotic red-light cameras at key intersections around Seattle and around the nation, we are now faced with an invasion of robotic computer parking machines, reminiscent of Triffids.
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 20 September 2009
Stats: 3,158 views and No Comments
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