Monthly Archives: May 2009

I Heard a Joke

A little boy goes up to his father and says, “Daddy, when I grow up, I want to be a bass player.” Father says, “Son, you can’t do both.” (hat tip: Todd Trainer)

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No. 904: Barcelona, ES

May 28, 2009 Barcelona, Spain Parc del Forum Primavera Festival ATP stage Dr. Kiko Wooden Shjips Dead Meadow the Jesus Lizard Lightning Bolt Magik Marker

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No. 903: Paris, FR

May 27, 2009 Paris, France Villete Sonique Festival Parc La Villette the Jesus Lizard Sunn O)) Men Without Pants

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I Am a Chain Reaction

Very nice animation from Presstube.  It starts a little slow and gets going at around 1:15: [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.827433&w=425&h=350&] (hat tip: The Daily Dish)

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For the love of God, I can’t take any more of this harsh treatment which does not rise to the level of torture!

Jonathon Bines at the New York Observer speculates on the information gleaned from the 83 waterboardings of Abu Zubaydah: 5. You can’t do this! Show me the authorization for you to do this! 6. Wow. O.K., technically, you can do … Continue reading

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I Heard a Joke

A woman walks into a bar and the bartender asks what she’d like to drink.  She says “I’ll have a double entendre.”  So, he gives it to her. It’s good, right?  I never hear people tell jokes anymore, and I … Continue reading

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We'll Aways Have Cheney

Dick Cheney, in his speech today on terrorism and security: And when [our enemies] see the American government caught up in arguments about interrogations, or whether foreign terrorists have constitutional rights, they don’t stand back in awe of our legal system and … Continue reading

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Dangerpuss: "Forward, Navigatrix"

Another song from Dangerpuss: Click the link to play a song or right-click and select “Save Link As…” to download: Forward, Navigatrix (10.3 MB MP3) The guests: Duane Denison (the Jesus Lizard, Legendary Shack Shakers, Tomahawk) James Sardone (Brickbat, Jimmy … Continue reading

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War of the Worlds Art Archive

Continuing the recent Great Britain theme, Dr. Zeus has a great archive of artwork related to “War of the Worlds.”  You wouldn’t know it from the Hollywood adaptations, but the story was originally set in Victorian England and London was … Continue reading

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“Big Brother is watching you.” – George Orwell The web site Statebook, a parody of Facebook developed by the Open Rights Group, details the astonishing amount of data the British government collects about its citizens. Statebook

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Chillin' with My Pepys

At, you can check what diarist Samuel Pepys was doing on any given day from 1660 to 1666.  His accounts of the Great Plague, the Great Fire of London, and the Second Dutch War are fascinating.  Or, you can … Continue reading

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Posters for the London Forum Show

These limited edition posters by Angryblue, signed by the band, will be available for sale at our show at the Forum in London on May 11.  These are amazing posters, and we all totally need to buy one. Okay, you … Continue reading

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London Murder Map – 1888

Was lurking about Piccadilly Circus, the Times Square of Great Britain, and saw the movie “Let the Right One In,” which was jaw-droppingly great.  Then David Yow and I had a couple Stellas at Henry’s and farted ideas about starting … Continue reading

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Back to Blighty

The Jesus Lizard spent the weekend rehearsing in Nashville.  We’ll fly to London today, rehearse Thursday and Friday, and head out to ATP for shows Saturday and Sunday.  Monday, we play the Forum in London with the Grails and Harvey … Continue reading

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Saturn Photos from the Cassini Spacecraft

The Boston Globe has a gorgeous spread of photos from the Cassini Equinox mission.  Love this kind of stuff. (hat tip: Daily Dish)

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Disturbing Strokes

A perfect illustration of how music can change everything in television and film: Disturbing Strokes This reminds me of Chris Rule’s Mary Poppins trailer.  It’s different in that he’s made a completely new trailer, but the music is what closes … Continue reading

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