Article Archive for June 2010
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 30 June 2010
Stats: 26,386 views and No Comments
You have probably never heard “Bean Burrito,” Hiram Bullock’s smooth jazz tribute to, well, a bean burrito. Nor would I have, if Pandora Radio’s algorithm-based system really worked.
Posted in One Million Watts on 29 June 2010
Stats: 3,679 views and 3 Comments
I’ve always been a night person. Always. Even as a kid, when I’d stay up to watch “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman” solely to keep Morpheus at bay.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 28 June 2010
Stats: 6,378 views and No Comments
Good news: Nick “Pogo” Bertke has been commissioned by Disney to create more of his peerless music tracks based on Disney’s films. Bad news: You can’t legally own them.
Posted in Things We Like on 25 June 2010
Stats: 4,057 views and No Comments
“Twilight” has nada on this classic Mexican vampire film. Also this week: Comic books as silent film, and catching some winks on the subway.
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 25 June 2010
Stats: 4,048 views and 4 Comments
Boy, I don’t like you. I know that I only saw you for the first time here in the line at Subway, but I just plain despise you.
Posted in One Million Watts on 24 June 2010
Stats: 4,046 views and 4 Comments
Most Americans are internationally untraveled. Only a distinct minority of us even own passports. To our minds, any place outside the womb of our country is swarming with anti-American mobs.
Posted in Things We Like on 23 June 2010
Stats: 16,878 views and No Comments
As I’m soon to become a dad myself, I got to thinking about those toys that have become ubiquitous — those toys that have spanned the generations to be enjoyed by different children in different eras.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 22 June 2010
Stats: 6,995 views and 2 Comments
It’s difficult to imagine, in this Age of Internet, what it would be like not to know what the members of your favorite band looked like — but in the days before the Internet, it was a very real possibility.
Posted in Seattle on 21 June 2010
Stats: 3,773 views and 1 Comment
My singing voice isn’t great, but it can hold a tune. And I love to do it. Growing up in the suburbs of Orange County, CA., singing in public was almost an act of rebellion.
Posted in Things We Like on 19 June 2010
Stats: 3,574 views and 2 Comments
This week we bring you good news from outer space, strange happenings in a public bath, and a few tips to drive you Buggy.