Q: How can I snag a future lawyer? A: Law students are often a dangerous match...– Dating Advice from Law Students
Witnessing 200 people burst into song at the lyric ‘St Joseph’s Baby Aspirin’,...– Wall of China: John Darnielle Interview
It seems unthinkable, but for the first time in human history, ice is on course...– Exclusive: No ice at the North Pole - Climate Change, Environment - The Independent UK OMFG
Girl Talk Goes Track-By-Track Through Feed The... →
The Happiness Project: Tips for talking to someone... →
Before I start, let me just say that no one hates reading “What Seattle can...– John Roderick: Seattle Uber Alles I need to bump up re-scheduling my cancelled trip to Portland on the priority list.
In the meantime, what’s a consumer to do? Food miles don’t tell the...– Is local food really miles better? | Salon Life A compelling article for anyone interested in either food politics or statistical research methods. Thanks to PH for the link.
lost vinyl gem: Magnetic Fields - “Rats in the... →
NPR All Songs Considered: Take the Poll: Best CDs... →
If I were a Jungian (which I’m not) I’d almost be tempted to say that pop songs...– Girl Talk: Feed the Animals | Music | PopMatters
Ever consider buying a Decemberists concert ticket just for chance to get a...– Port O’Brien: All We Could Do Was Sing: Pitchfork Record Review
“Danny Seim, the mighty drummer for Portland’s preeminent alt-rockers, Menomena, stepped out from behind the kit last night to front his own band, Lackthereof. Additional musicians included Matt Dabrowiak and Paul Alcott of Dat’r on drums and bass and a guitar/keyboards player whose name has slipped my mind. Lackthereof has been Danny’s musical vehicle since around 1997 preceding Menomena by...
Listeners deconstruct all of the samples used on... →
The Long Winters will return to the studio this summer to record the...– Exclusive: Long Winters to Record New Album this Summer | Spin Magazine Online
Same-sex marriages begin in Santa Clara County -... →
Woo hoo! Congratulations to my friend David Speakman, whose wedding is profiled in this SJ Mercury News story about the first day of same-sex marriages taking place in Santa Clara County.
Get Even in Politics. First lady Hillary Clinton made the water safe for...– Ellen Goodman: Women should not get mad, but should get even
6/17 - The Helio Sequence at Slim’s 6/17 - Sea Wolf at the Independent 6/19 - The Dodos at the Independent (YAY!) 6/20 - Lightspeed Champion at the Independent 6/21 - Frightened Rabbit w/Oxford Collapse at the Independent 6/22 - The Blakes, the Broken West and Tempo no Tempo at Bottom of the Hill 6/24 - Yael Naim at Bimbo’s 6/26 - Fleet Foxes at Bottom of the Hill 7/8 - Tilly and the...
Dear Weezer, We need to talk. I know that bashing you is the current flavor of the month and that my criticism is not original. However, I feel like we’ve always had a special relationship, and I need to get this off my chest. You are like a bad boyfriend. With each new album you record, I become a little more disappointed and angry. Each time, I swear that I am done with you, that I...
Leonard Cohen: Out of the monastery and back on... →