Caleb Travers has a blog! I just discovered this. Perhaps it’s been there all along? I’ve written a post about this musician before. Remember? His band is Caleb Travers & Big City Lights. That’s right, one of my favorite bands in St. Louis (actually, one of favorite bands in general). Anyway, he has a blog. So check it out or you’ll regret it.
Filed under: art, music | 1 Comment
Tags: alt country, caleb travers and big city lights, indie, music
Filed under: funny, people, travel, what the.... | 2 Comments
Tags: funny, transportation, trucks
Someone actually thought this was a good idea:
Filed under: articles, math and science, people, what the.... | Leave a Comment
Tags: animal research, animal treatment, chimps, noam chomsky, science
Date: 2008-02-26, 5:25PM PST
Dear Hipster Record Store Clerk,
Thank you for judging me on the CD I bought yesterday. Our passive-aggressive altercation made me realize how conformist I am for buying an old Rage Against The Machine album. Your condescension was just the intellectual wake-up call I needed.
I discovered a new me yesterday, and my eyes were opened in a new way. Thanks to you, I realize now that the key to enlightenment is reading Pitchfork, watching High Fidelity, listening to Velvet Underground, having a tattoo of a star on the inside of my wrist, growing an ironic mustache, living in the Mission, and wearing a too-small sweater, multi-colored 70’s ski-vest, chunky plastic-frame glasses, a high school sports T-shirt, air-tight black jeans, and Nixon-era Chuck Taylors.
I had it all wrong, man. You showed me that a skilled job and a comfortable living is just a lie. I need to go to art school, have my parents pay my rent, join a Joy Division-influenced band, and wait for a record deal, like you. I’m totally missing out in life.
So thanks again for mocking me. I mean, at first I thought you were just a pathetic, frustrated musician trying to feel better about yourself. But now I see you’re an uncompromising visionary.
No one will ever understand you. You’re so different.
Everyone Not Like You
(taken from the Best of Craigslist)
Filed under: "hey you know what really grinds my gears?", funny, music | 1 Comment
Tags: craigslist, hipster, indie, joy-division, music, records, velvet underground, vinyl