…he has a selection of sound effects on his mobile phone, such as a cymbal...– Craig Newmark: Awwwkward
Music and Modern Marketing →
barthel: tomewing: Why not a Jazz Hero, asks this writer? Hmmm. Are there any music games which reward improvisation over accuracy? Not rewards, per se, but certainly allows for. This was the idea with Harmonix’s original games, Reonance and Frequency. You had to display a certain amount of accuracy, but once you’d done that, you could reconfigure the songs in ways that pleased you. The idea...
There are no downsides,” she said before launching into an anecdote that...– Well, at least Lady Gaga knows her place.
A Small Problem With the Coen Bros. (Or 'Beatrix...
natashavc: But I will say that I don’t find their movies AS emotionally fulfilling as, say, a Scorsese movie or a Tarantino flick. This is probably because no character in a Coen bros picture is ever ‘cool’. Someone needs to thoughtfully reexamine her understanding of “cool.”
Boiled hot dogs: According to me, a thing.– Too Much Nick
I’m CDO, which is OCD with the letters in the proper alphabetical order,...– Dispatches
amilniazi: Think we can all agree the gloves take it from “that’s racist” to “let’s do this.” Is this Santogold?
Their new album, Bleed American, is the best at that. Lead singer Jim Adkins...– Pitchfork: Album Reviews: Jimmy Eat World: Bleed American Another classic Shreiber burn. Contrast with Mark Richardson’s breathless ‘09 track reiview: “Don’t write yourself off yet.” In the world of rock’n’roll, that’s about as good as advice gets....
It’s fun” is about the only legitimate excuse a guy could come up...– Ryan Shreiber gives Andrew W.K. an 0.6 This week Pitchfork included “Party Hard” on its top 500 songs of the decade. Read the whole review. Seems kinda quaint, almost.
i like that one song about the dad and the ass.– Nick Douglas: Blink 182 apologist
Rock Gone Wild was an international concert. And I’m not feeling too confident...– I don’t care about the scene in Des Moines, but I’m glad I clicked through because now I know that there is an Italian hard rock band called “Sex Department.”
Granted, it’s been a few years now since the 9/11 attacks. Still, you...– G.I. Jingo!
tesslynch: Walking to the car, late at night, beautiful weather, thinking to yourself how peaceful existence can get, you see a woman with a few tiny dogs flitting around her like butterflies over a lump of geraniums. Kneel to greet dogs. These dogs are horrible, vicious animals, and one of them lunges at the space between your eyes as if there is lunch meat stapled there. Almost bites off...
MOO-OOOM. OK ALREADY! IT’S OVER! LOOK, WE’RE MISSING THE BEST PART!...– Ten year old boy with protective mother during sleepover viewing of T2: Judgement Day.
Dick Nugless is sleeping over this weekend
me: don't forget to bring your game genie so we can do the secret mortal kombat fatality codes
me: i told my mom to rent T2
nick: she made you promise to let her watch it with us though so she can go "aye-aye-aye" during the swear words and fast forward the last ten seconds of the sexy scenes and the two minutes of other scenes after that. and i'll stay up til 3 AM playing your better computer games
so i bailed on the Bahn Mi UYE outing today. why? because not only was i...– sometimes even glowing reviews on Yelp turn me off
I talked to David Sedaris for a while after he did a book reading, and he was...– Personal Encounters With Celebrities
Conversely, veteran video game journalist Stuart Campbell described Space...– I’m just glad that the word “Twatty” exists in Wikipedia