Quote of the Day

February 24, 2009

In her blog today, Joely Black writes:

Which is how we do things in Britain. No water for three days, having to either find toilets elsewhere every time you want to go or put the paper somewhere else, no means of washing anything including your teeth, and general discomfort on a western scale, and it’s a bit of a nuisance.

Nuclear war, and we tut tut and say, “Well, I hope they don’t stop the cricket.”

And I wonder why my English girlfriend can’t understand when I get worked up about stuff…

The Killers

February 16, 2009

In general, music videos bore me, but these guys have a host of compelling songs on YouTube, with soaring vocals and interesting story lines, and a dash of humor.  Check ’em out.

For Reasons Unknown
Read My Mind

Somebody Told Me

I can’t help it, I dig this rocker from Katy Perry:  Hot n Cold.  Okay, so the lyrics ain’t deep, but it’s catchy as hell and the video is comical…particularly the ending!  Power pop at it’s finest.

And what’s up with that Maid of Honor?  Is she a drag queen, or what!?

new song, new verse

February 16, 2009

there are 17 things I’d rather be doing right now
no matter where I look the grass is greener, somehow
I inquire on the wire, what’s it mean
when everything has turned to tan this side of 17?