Monthly Archives: June 2009

Awww, Putten-Tooties

Cat catches treats.  Yep, that’s what he does. And while we’re at it, here’s Ninja Cat: (hat tip: Preacher)

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Joyce's "Ulysses" as a Graphic Novel

Throwaway Horse is producing a web-based graphic novel of “Ulysses.” They’ve only posted the first chapter so far.   I’m very interested to see how this progresses and can’t wait to see the Cyclops episode. Ulysses “Seen” homepage Episode 1: Telemachus … Continue reading

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Total Eclipse of the Heart

It has to be asked: when did spazzing out qualify as a dance?

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Dangerpuss: "Ghost Clock"

Another song from Dangerpuss: I ran the bass through a Lexicon MPX 500 and played with the tap delays and octave settings. Click the link to play a song or right-click and select “Save Link As…” to download: Ghost Clock … Continue reading

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The Jesus Lizard Album Reissue Track Listings

Touch & Go Records is going to reissue the Pure EP and the albums Head, Goat, Liar, and Down on September 22, 2009.  These records have been remastered and sound noticeably better than the original releases.  All of the albums … Continue reading

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Photos by David Yow

David Yow was kind enough to allow me to post these photos he took during his recent travels in Europe.

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I Heard a Joke

A little boy comes home from his first bass lesson and his father asks, “So, how was your first lesson?” The little boy replies, “Oh, it was good. I learned that the top string is the E string and the … Continue reading

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50 Years of Stupid Grammar Advice

I admit, there is something endearing about Strunk and White’s The Elements of Style.  It’s written in that Waspy New England egghead style that people who read the New Yorker enjoy.   Unfortunately, much of the advice is just plain wrong.  … Continue reading

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