Category Archives: Playlists

The 2013 Hipster Band Name List

Gather ‘round, o’ blog readers of all stripes, and by that I mean the regular, the occasional, the stalkers, and the random Google searchers. For it is that time of year when we take stock of our blessings and gird … Continue reading

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The Death of Sound

On Thursday, I texted Mike and Courtney to see if either of them wanted to come over on Friday night and watch “Return to Oz” with me. Nothing big, not an event, I just had the disc from Netflix and … Continue reading

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God Bless Your Crooked Little Heart

Here’s a conversation I had with myself this morning: Me: More fog. Of course. Why wouldn’t there be more fog? Me: Why did you ever think you’d be able to see the sky at any point between now and next … Continue reading

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Cooking the Playlist

I finally found the McDonald’s in my neighborhood. Well, my neighborhood-ish, and I want to point out that I wasn’t looking for it in the first place. I was on the bus to Golden Gardens (because I didn’t yet know … Continue reading

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Back For Good

It’s a widely known fact that, given access to a time machine, everyone’s first responsibility is to go back in time and kill Hitler. Obviously it’s scary and yes it will change the course of history in ways we can’t … Continue reading

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Defenced

It’d been a long time since I killed a bottle of wine by myself, so on Sunday night, I got cozy with a pizza and a bottle of Francis Ford Coppola’s Director’s Cut Zinfandel. The man might not know how … Continue reading

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The Last Pine Tree

Oh god. The tree is down. The huge pine tree that provided so much green and shade and a welcoming canopy when walking up the steps to our house is gone. I can’t believe how sad I am that it’s … Continue reading

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In Defense of Oasis

Did you know that you’re not supposed to like Oasis? It’s apparently lame, like this mainstream band from the ‘90s that wanted to sound like the Beatles and eventually broke up because of the tantrums thrown between the two main … Continue reading

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Not a Phobia

I spend a lot of time by myself. Graham and I live together but have different schedules, and when it comes to any other kind of social life, I’m at the age where most friends are married with children, so … Continue reading

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88.1

For the third year in a row, I renewed my membership to KDHX during their spring drive. For you non-St. Louisans, KDHX is our city’s independent radio station, which is not the same as a college station (it’s not affiliated … Continue reading

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