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ebonyPasty college dropout with a heart of aspartame, suffering from such interests as calculus, J.D. Salinger, and infamy. Main squeeze aliased under ll cool j.
ironyWine addled, non-committal and excitable. Interests include self-mockery, Howard Roark and old professors with yellow socks. Ebonic and then some.
Category Archives: tuneage
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone (post coming soon) has a song called “White Jetta” — a nostalgic tune with a killer “Had this little car since I was seventeen” stanza-starter that gets me going every time. That’s how long I … Continue reading
I wouldn’t wish antidepressants on anyone — especially not anyone suffering from depression. Continue reading
Whenever I come home and press play on my iTunes, I get a lot of “What the hell are you listening to?” from blood relative passerbys. To the point where the strange coming from my speakers is kind of ignored, … Continue reading
Brand’s Aldous Snow is the epitome of everything I’ve ever strived to be: successful and self-destructive — with slightly visible hipbones. Continue reading
Vampire Weekend’s “Ottoman” — mysterious and grand, with mention of tweeds. Continue reading
Obsessing over Voxtrot’s “Blood Red Blood” and “Your Biggest Fan.” Continue reading
I promised another post about The Format, yes? Let’s get started with another song off Dog Problems: “Oceans.” This track was a staple of summer 2009 (mine, anyway), the upbeat intro a trusted remedy to that early morning urge to … Continue reading
I missed a lot of work last week because I’m a chemically imbalanced moron, which meant that there was a lot of stuff to do today, and really no reason not to stay until shortly after 8 in the evening. Our … Continue reading
We all get depressed sometimes. Whether it’s your faulty brain chemistry, a pending multicultural marriage within the family, or how this fucking summer weather is setting your hair back approximately 2.5 decades — or, perhaps, a perfect storm of the … Continue reading
Before I get approach the topic of Lady Giggles, I want to talk about how I got to writing about Lady Giggles in the first place. Last night, I read this article, which echoed (and was titled after) a very … Continue reading