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Well, It’s a Paradigm Shift Now

Are you all ready for some Mandatory Fun? “Weird Al” Yankovic’s fourteenth album just came out this week, and he says there’s a good chance it will be his last physical record. That’s not to say he’s retiring, just seriously … Continue reading

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Breakfast Every Hour, It Could Save the World

A few months ago, Amanda Palmer wrote on her blog about the song “Delilah,”, which appears on the second Dresden Dolls album Yes, Virginia. It’s not one of my favorites on the album, but it’s quite poignant, being about a … Continue reading

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If You Can’t Draw a Crowd, Draw Dicks on a Wall

It’s been a while since I’ve done any album review posts. My lack of money and the shortage of new music from bands I like have both contributed to this. Here are three new ones I have listened to, though, … Continue reading

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Looking Sideways at the Girl Anachronism

As a fan of Amanda Palmer, I’ve noticed that it’s pretty much impossible for someone to mention her without getting a million negative comments about how she’s racist, transphobic, ableist (I didn’t even know that was a word before this), … Continue reading

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Amanda Palmer Must Die!

Who Killed Amanda Palmer: A Collection of Photographic Evidence, with stories by Neil Gaiman – Here’s another book I’ve owned for a while but hadn’t fully checked out until recently. Actually, Beth bought it for me at a concert on … Continue reading

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Ukulele Me

Is it just a reflection of my own taste in music, or is the ukulele, previously relegated mostly to novelty tunes and Hawaiian music, been enjoying somewhat of a comeback in recent years? I like to think it’s at least … Continue reading

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And If You Ever Make It to Ten, You Won’t Make It Again

The Decemberists, The King Is Dead – The king might be dead, but I suppose their career isn’t, since the album was number one on some chart or other. It’s been a while since I was really into the Decemberists; … Continue reading

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Good Kim-istry

I first became aware of Kim Boekbinder as part of Vermillion Lies, the band she was in with her sister Zoe. I saw them open for Amanda Palmer two years ago, and liked them so much that I purchased all … Continue reading

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Funny or Offensive?

I find myself wondering at times about the limits of humor. Ideally, I think that pretty much anything can be made into a joke, but I also don’t know that everything SHOULD. And I think it’s always the case that … Continue reading

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Smile for the Camera, Evelyn

Evelyn Evelyn is a concept album by Amanda Palmer and Jason Webley. It’s about conjoined twins who make music, with some tracks telling their tragicomic history and others being songs supposedly written by the sisters. When I first heard of … Continue reading

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