I’ve got another track on a compilation that follows up on the previous Numbers Stations album. Main page is here; mine is track 12; download or stream. The whole album is totally worth a listen. One warning: my track is mostly low frequencies, so you have to listen to it on good headphones or speakers or [...]
Archive for March, 2011
For the first eight years of life, I listened to classical music to fall asleep. Handle, Beethoven, Strauss – this kind of stuff. It was Tchaikovsky, though, that would really get me worked up and tired out before bedtime. During the finale of the “1812 Overture” I would run full-force at the couch, make a [...]
It hadn’t occurred to me beforehand that when you go out for Chinese food in Montreal, your fortune cookie will be in French. But there it was (and still is, tucked inside my wallet from just a few nights ago): “Something sparkly is in your future.” Sparkly. It’s the word I use to describe a [...]
In a student paper on the Aeneid: “Like our class discussions, the gods have a small sense of sympathy for mortals.”
When Elizabeth Taylor died last week, many people posted their favorite clips from her movies on Facebook and online. But the clip I enjoyed most was of Taylor’s appearance on “What’s My Line?” I had never watched the show before and didn’t know how it worked. But I watched the whole clip and found it [...]
“I was ALMOST tricked. I read the comments and then I became fully aware that this is not a family friendly movie.”
1, 2, 3, and meta. (Post title from YouTube comments to #3.) Others worth watching?
It’s just so adorable. And a great song.
Having spent the majority of my life in Europe I often feel like I have missed out on many a great American tradition, to the extent that I celebrate when I come face to face with even the most mundane. I remember sitting in the waiting room at the DMV just two years ago, giddy [...]
[The problem with living your life both in the blogosphere and in the steakosphere is that, eventually, you start forgetting what conversation happened where. Pardon, gentle readers, readeresses, and readrons, the oversight if I have already had this conversation with you or your representation in the ether.] So some non-me entity in some format brought [...]