Archive of Biscuits

Laurie on Lou

Here is Laurie Anderson’s farewell tribute to Lou Reed, in Rolling Stone. So beautiful, so sweet.

Lou, John, and Nico – Paris ’72

I’d never seen any footage of this show before. Incredible.

The Music of Nature

You have to listen to the first track of this! Mind. Blown.

Twitter redux

The fact that Twitter remains less mainstream than Facebook is, frankly, a big part of its appeal. An interesting piece from HuffPo in advance of the platform’s IPO.

Moby-Dick marathon livestream

We’ll be reading most of the day Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and for a couple hours on Thursday. Check here to see if the livestream is on air. Follow on Twitter and Instagram at #nyuadMD.

One week // one band

I was hankering for The Cure this week and went back to re-read Chris Ott’s terrific posts on the One Week / One Band blog, from about a year ago. Highly recommended for anyone whose emotional life was tied to one or more Cure songs at age 15.

Daddy was a real good dancer

Sure, this is a tearjerker and a pretty good song, too. But I’ll stick with “Surrender,” thanks.

Breaking Brigham

It’s not everyday that you find Mormons and methamphetamine crossing paths.

Family portrait

The Brown sisters were photographed together every year, in the same basic positions, from 1975 to 2010.

Cher and Cher alike

Not sure why, but this fills me with delight:  famous Cher impersonator Chad Michaels performs for an audience in West Hollywood that includes… Cher. YouTube Preview Image