Sunday, December 26, 2010

Top 10 Albums of 2010

10. The Dillinger Escape Plan - Option Paralysis
9. The Hold Steady - Heaven is Whenever
8. These New Puritans - Hidden
7. Surfer Blood - Astro Coast
6. Ceremony - Rohnert Park
5. Against Me! - White Crosses
4. The National - High Violet
3. Fake Problems - Real Ghosts Caught on Tape
2. Vampire Weekend - Contra
1. The Gaslight Anthem - American Slang

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Top 25 Songs of 2010

25. Twin Shadow - Tyrant Destroyed
24. Heartsounds - Slave to a Heart that Strays
23. Cee-lo Green - Fuck You
22. Bring Me the Horizon - It Never Ends
21. The Damned Things - We've Got a Situation Here
20. Pianos Become the Teeth - Filial
19. Dangers - Check, Please
18. Crystal Castles feat. Robert Smith - Not in Love
17. Katy Perry - California Gurls
16. Motion City Soundtrack - Her Words Destroyed My Planet
15. Trash Talk - Explode
14. Best Coast - Boyfriend
13. Surfer Blood - Twin Peaks
12. Bruce Springsteen - Save My Love
11. The Dillinger Escape Plan - Farewell, Mona Lisa
10. These New Puritans - We Want War
9. Los Campesinos! - The Sea is a Good Place to Think of the Future
8. The Hold Steady - The Weekenders
7. Glassjaw - Natural Born Farmer
6. Ceremony - Into the Wayside Part I / Sick
5. The National - Terrible Love
4. Vampire Weekend - Giving Up the Gun
3. The Gaslight Anthem - Stay Lucky
2. Against Me! - Bamboo Bones
1. Fake Problems - Ghost to Coast

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Updated Top 40 Movies: 20 through 1

20. Once Upon a Time in America
19. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
18. High Fidelity
17. Dirty Harry
16. Evil Dead 2
15. This is Spinal Tap
14. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
13. Mulholland Drive
12. The Deer Hunter
11. The Godfather
10. The Royal Tenenbaums
9. The Shining
8. Almost Famous
7. Taxi Driver
6. Casablanca
5. There Will Be Blood
4. Apocalypse Now
3. The Godfather, pt. II
2. Goodfellas
1. Unforgiven

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Updated Top 40 Movies: 40 through 21

40. Up
39. The French Connection
38. Downfall
37. Wayne's World
36. Raging Bull
35. Annie Hall
34. The Thing
33. Chinatown
32. Psycho
31. La Dolce Vita
30. Rear Window
29. Memento
28. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
27. Dazed and Confused
26. Miller's Crossing
25. Halloween
24. The Dark Knight
23. Pan's Labyrinth
22. No Country for Old Men
21. The Exorcist

Monday, December 6, 2010

Criteria for being my friend

* Must like Elton John
* Must be taller than me, unless of Hispanic descent
* If of Hispanic descent, must be shorter than me
* Must have shorter hair than Tom Brady
* Must have above-average intelligence
* Must have high tolerance for politically incorrect humor
* Must not own an iPad

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Terms from my Byzantine art class that would make good black metal band names

* Hodegetria
* Blachernitissa
* Hesychasm
* Parekklesion
* Enkleistra
* Hetoimasia