Tuesday, February 26, 2013

5 things actually mentioned in the lyrics of the new Nick Cave album (which is great, by the way)

  • Hannah Montana AND Miley Cyrus
  • Wikipedia
  • The Higgs Boson particle
  • Finishing an earlier song on the album
  • The distances to Sirius and Arcturus

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Personal achievements I am very proud of

  • Once bowled a 155

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Directors who you should watch the films of this weekend, if you have Hulu access

  • Fellini
  • Jarmusch
  • Kurosawa
  • Godard
  • De Sica
  • Bergman

Monday, February 11, 2013

9 great album covers

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Individual parts I really like in different songs

  • The chorus of "King of Pain" by the Police
  • The shift from the verse to chorus in "I Am Waiting" by the Rolling Stones
  • When the guitar first kicks in, in "Money for Nothing" by Dire Straits
  • The "Whooooooo-oh oooh ooh" in "You Only Live Once" by the Strokes
  • The opening of "Then He Kissed Me" by the Crystals
  • The guitar line by Marc Ribot in "Jockey Full of Bourbon" by Tom Waits
  • The first couple lines in "Adorn" by Miguel
  • "A haw haw haw haw" in "La Grange" by ZZ Top
  • The "little red corvette" part in the chorus of "Little Red Corvette" by Prince
  • Everything after the vocals kick in, in "Funeral for a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding" by Elton John

Monday, February 4, 2013

Five best NFL rosters since the 1997 season

  • 1999 St. Louis Rams
  • 1998 Denver Broncos
  • 2001 St. Louis Rams
  • 1998 Minnesota Vikings
  • 2007 New England Patriots
Honorable mentions: 2004 Philadelphia Eagles, 2009 New Orleans Saints