My friend Mark just started this awesome website called Trendrr.com, which allows you to track and graph all sorts of different data, then slice, dice, and compare your findings at will. Want to track record sales of “Consolers of the Lonely” against the frequency of “internet downloading” on Google News? Just punch in the appropriate […]
In a article about indie music lovers who happen to be black, published on January 28th on NYTimes.com, included the following passage: There is even a new word for black fans of indie rock: â€œblipster,â€ which was added to UrbanDictionary .com last summer, defined as â€œa person who is black and also can be stereotyped […]
Feeling sad? It’s time to listen to New Order’s “Blue Monday” all day long because today is officially THE MOST DEPRESSING DAY OF THE YEAR!
What can I say…Zach Braff has a way of just looking at something longingly out of the corner of his eye and it immediately gets a coating of industrial strength quirkiness. Looks like Zach’s latest project, The Last Kiss, is no exception. The marketing campaign is geared toward “the kids” as it were–young adults on […]
The music industry is such a weird place. Why is it that it’s perfectly legitimate to use your naughty bits to sell records? For most people posing in compromising positions is a way to get yourself fired, not a raise. This totally came to mind when I was reading this New York Times article today. […]
The free MySpace Franz show had me thinking… I’ve developed this theory that anything you write on MySpace instantly becomes 150% more idiotic just by the mere fact that you are writing it on MySpace. Example? When you type “E = MC2” into your profile it is automatically is converted into “1 + 2 = […]
Hi all. I’m not very keen on self-promotion, but I just can’t help and be proud of this one. Now until next Tuesday you can listen to streaming audio of me on Jo Whiley’s show from yesterday (2/21) right on the BBC Radio 1 Web site! Click on the “Tuesday” audio link and you’re set. […]
Ohmigod! I just found out about this cool new thing. It’s called “blogging.” It’s like the hottest thing ever. I just read about it on this thing called the “internet“! All kidding aside, I just saw this right now. New York magazine’s newest issue takes on “The Blog Establishment.” It’s a lengthy article by Clive […]
I absolutely love this article by Sandra Barron that appeared in the NY Times “Modern Love” section about the rise and fall of a relationship…all via text message. When I forwarded it to some of my friends, they loved it too…although for some of them the story line was a little too close for comfort.
Oh the webs we weave when we practice at concealing our web pages from people who actually know us. A good idea, though.