Tagged: music

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video: a history of rap

I don’t watch late night shows, but this is making the rounds this morning and it is pretty cute. A History of Rap by Jimmy Fallon, Justin Timberlake & The Roots…

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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… 😈 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’...