Monthly Archives: September 2011

In Search Of New York Jews Hat

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks performed recently on a New York City rooftop for Pitchfork.TV. In the performance of “Tigers,” Malkmus wore a Detroit Pistons hat, but in the three subsequent songs he donned a Silver Jews trucker hat in … Continue reading

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Nitpicking My Alma Mater For Disappearing People

A nice thing about using WordPress to host my blog is that the backend dashboard has a user-friendly site stats system that tells me what search terms led people to my blog. Yesterday, one of those terms was “jeremy levine … Continue reading

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The Emmys Weren’t Cool Until My Friend Won One

Great news! Last night, one of my best friends in the world, Jeremy Levine, along with his documentary teammate Landon Van Soest, won an Emmy for their great film, Good Fortune. Here’s the trailer: Good Fortune – Theatrical Trailer from … Continue reading

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Left Handed Guitars Are For Friends

Yesterday, I alluded to my strong childhood connection to Nirvana’s music, which I was introduced to, I believe, in 4th grade when my brother got the Nevermind CD for Christmas. Needless to say, I was quite obsessed in my younger … Continue reading

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2011: The Year The New York Times Broke My Mind

In the New York Times on Friday, Marc Spitz made quite the declaration, claiming that Generation X was finally getting the rock documentary it deserved with the DVD release of a movie from the nineties: EVERY generation gets the rock … Continue reading

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Dearth Of Justice

I’ve got to admit, the death penalty is not an issue I’ve spent much mental energy contemplating. Basically, I’m against it, especially since I’ve never quite understood how life in prison without parole couldn’t be punishment enough for someone. But … Continue reading

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Spam Sentries Shoot First And Ask Questions Later

Yesterday, my friend Lee Fang suggested that Yahoo may have been censoring e-mails about the Occupy Wall Street protests, noting that his e-mails that included the URL http://www.OccupyWallSt.org were blocked from being sent. To support his theory, Fang experimented with sending … Continue reading

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