"According to Baudrillard, the lack of determinate... →
Jean Baudrillard, Ron Paul fan.
rendit replied to your photo DUDE, WAY TO STEAL MY FUCKING FARM WITHOUT CREDIT, DUDE Can’t access Yung Manhattan-tie either, feel “empty” and “lost.”
His Goy Henry
[Int. newspaper office. EDITOR sits at desk. HENRY BLODGET runs in.] BLODGET: Chief! Boy have I got a scoop for you! EDITOR: Snap it at me, Blodget! BLODGET: “Why Do Some People Hate Jews?” EDITOR: Jews? You mean the fellas with the curly hair and thousands of years of beautiful history? BLODGET: Well I don’t mean Greeks, chief! EDITOR: That sounds more inflammatory than a...
5 Seconds of Every #1 Billboard Hot 100 Hit From...
"When he was six years old, he made the winning... →
What a lot of people thought they heard on ‘Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey’, and...– Great review of the Ram reissue by Jayson Greene today. (via marathonpacks) Yes, this is fantastic.
Anonymous asked: If god can be thought of as female, why not Lucifer?
One Week // One Band: Blink-182 →
Also, did you read Rikki Reynolds’ fantastic, multi-faceted analysis of Blink-182 and pop-punk in general? You should!
Do child actors deserve more credit? →
Here I am talking on the radio about child actors. At 10:41 you can hear me say this: “Like all entertainment, we ask others to suffer for our pleasure.”
Call Me Maybe: Is this the best pop song ever? →
Sean Michaels on how “Call Me Maybe” got made.
I will be on the CBC radio program “Q” tomorrow to discuss my child actors piece; you can check their website for times and stations etc.
1994 in black and white
Remember how in 1994 “everyone” hated Congress, and so then the Republicans came and did a revolution with their superior brains and hearts and this was just and so because “everyone” hated Congress? Funny thing about that. In 1994, only 29% of whites approved of Congress, it’s true. But for African-Americans, approval of Congress was a healthy 52% - the highest...
I AM LITERALLY USING TWO SPACES AFTER A PERIOD
The Cornel West Album That Larry Summers Kept... →
My new vanity albums column is about Cornel West’s disavowed first CD and (a little) about political art.
Anonymous asked: does "dance music" differ in important ways from disco music?
Anonymous asked: Why do bad things happen to good people?
cureforbedbugs asked: Why aren't you turntabling on Sundangst?
Ask me something →
I assume you are all out doing Sunday things, but I have 5 hours to kill before my flight back, so please, ask me something.
Turning round and round an idea about Instagram/minimalist design/et al as “virtual Ikea” - replicating in an affordable form the style of a decade the rising generation grew up seeing as cool but unavailable because it was so recent. Not just nostalgia, in other words, but aspirational nostalgia: desiring the things our imagined best selves would have wanted if they were alive...
That ridiculous goddamn two-spaces-after-a-period thing was my 5,000th post, by the way. Excelsior?
tylercoates replied to your post: DOUBLEFUCKINGSPACE What’s it like being wrong all of the time? I’m curious because I’m ALWAYS RIGHT.
I was raised to put two spaces after a goddamn period. My dad, who made his bones typing on typewriters and all, taught me to, and he’s an English professor, so I listened to him. It’s only in the last year that I’ve broken myself of the habit, and honestly, I’m not really happy about it. The prose on the page now feels lesser, somehow, pale and prefab. It feels less like...
Oh thank god
Someone came and showed us how it worked. This is especially good, since our previous plan was: 1. Throw loose cash into large cardboard box 2. ??? 3. Profit