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This Gravity Is Feeling Like a Tether

I’ve already done song-by-song reviews of the back catalogs of They Might Be Giants, XTC, and “Weird Al” Yankovic. They’ve been pretty enjoyable, if it’s sometimes a little difficult to say something about every song. I probably couldn’t do that … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened to Predictability?

Matt Keeley alerted Beth and me to the existence of Full House Reviewed, a site that does exactly what it says in the title. Beth occasionally points out to me that there are bad shows she can watch and bad … Continue reading

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Deck Them Halls and All That Stuff

You know what’s kind of fascinating about Christmas music? The holidays are the one time of year you’re likely to hear novelty songs in department stores. It’s also when you’re likely to hear overtly religious songs in the same places. … Continue reading

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Me and Charles Manson Like the Same Ice Cream

I found this post from Alan Cook to be rather interesting. It’s about how Charles Manson interpreted the lyrics from the Beatles’ white album to be about a coming race war, somehow also tied in with the Second Coming. “Helter … Continue reading

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