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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.
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Tag Archives: catchy song of the moment
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
Vampire Weekend’s “Ottoman” — mysterious and grand, with mention of tweeds. Continue reading
Wordplay and angst? “Saddest Quo” has me written all over it. Hence its status as this moment’s catchiest tune. SQ is by the Pernice Brothers, a band I encountered the usual way: Pandora. (PS, July needs to hurry up and … Continue reading
I’m not going to front. When I discovered that the band behind this moment’s current catchy song was called “Ivan & Alyosha,” I thought: Probably some Asian fuckers. Definitely a boy and a girl. They’ve just got that romantic vibe. … Continue reading