Tagged: music

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video: been an angel all year

Since I’m stuck* at the office this morning, I figured it would be nice to share a little holiday spirit with an early present. Unfortunately, I won’t be traveling to visit the family this year and am not really looking...

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music: sharin’ the seasonal tunes

I completely forgot to mention yesterday, if you don’t happen to have a collection of alternative* holiday music, check out SomaFM’s Christmas Lounge (iTunes/Windows Media) I’ve been streaming it at work from time to time and at home to get...

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video: flames, on the side of my… place

I didn’t really intend to have a blogging break, but it was probably a good thing for the holiday. Even so, it wasn’t meant to be such a long time away from writing. Once you’re out of the habit, it’s...

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Do You Wanna Date My Avatar?

And now for something completely different… I hadn’t planned on getting a mad-on yesterday morning, but thanks to everyone who stopped by and to those who made comments. What I wanted to talk/gush about was the start of the open...

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video: he’s called DJ Earworm for a reason

It’s my own fault for not keeping up with DJ Earworm since I saw his United State of Pop 2008 video going around Facebook.* I wasn’t always a mash up fan because there would always be just a few source...

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music: Vicar, Tart… or Both?

Darling, being gay is the best excuse you’ll ever have not to be boring! —Absolutely Fabulous, “Gay” A quote from Edina upon finding out that her son Serge is not only gay, but as “dishwater dull” as her daughter Saffron....

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theatre: An Evening with Lynda Carter

Rounding out my week of 70s* favorites, Michael and I saw Lynda Carter at the Kennedy Center. It was difficult for my brain to think anything other than “We’re going to see Wonder Woman tonight!!” I’d also forgotten how much...

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food: lick a lolly, indeed!

Some critics have called Daniel Craig the coolest Bond yet, but I’m not sure this is what they had in mind… šŸ˜ˆ Set for distribution during National Ice Cream Week (June 1–9 in the UK), Del Monte created the popsicle–sorry,...

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free: coldplay’s Konami code

I didn’t bother to post this one earlier as people would have barely been able to get through to the site. Coldplay is offering up a free download of a nine-track live CD, also being given to those attending their...

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random: whoa!

So I’m walking the aisles of my local Safeway yesterday after work looking for pomegranate juice. I was of a mind to make Pomegranate Cosmos* per one of my kitchen muses. I’ve gone back and forth between the produce area...

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random: condemned to repeat it

Anyone else sick of all the remakes, covers, re-imaginings, etc.? To go off on a slightly* geeky tangent, in the X-Men and Alpha Flight comic from 1986, the trickster god was offering mankind the opportunity to become like gods. One...

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idiots: a reason for red-light cameras

The first time I saw this shirt around the neighborhood, I nearly lost my shit cracking up. A little research shows that it had only existed for a few months prior to that sighting. I didn’t know exactly what it...

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free: “Let’s Get It On”

Update: This deal is no longer available, it was a Valentine’s Day 2009 special only. amazon.com is offering a free download* of Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On” today and tomorrow in honor of Valentine’s Day. Once again proving that...

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music: but that’s my favorite part!

Someone swiped a piece of music from another artist and used it to great success?! Say it ain’t so! From The Guardian: Cameroonian musician Manu Dibango has filed a lawsuit claiming that “Don’t Stop the Music” and “Wanna Be Startin’...

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ads: every web designer’s dream…

Saw this charming little ad on my way into the office today. You gotta love the Elvis glasses, right? It’s like hipster and kitsch all in… wait, is there a difference between hipster and kitsch? I admit that I am...