Tag Archives: Ben Folds

Sign My Poodle, S’il Vous Plait

My look back at “Weird Al” Yankovic’s catalog moves into the new millennium with Poodle Hat from 2003. The title apparently derived from a time when Al’s poodle Bela sat on his head. It’s kind of unusual among his album … 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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They Haven’t Yet Built the Man That’ll Keep Old Johnny Down

They Might Be Giants have been my official favorite band for some years now, dating back to when it was much easier for me to choose a favorite because I didn’t have albums by that many artists. This isn’t the … Continue reading

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Hope Is a Liar, a Cheat, and a Tease

Four reviews of albums that came out fairly recently: Posies, Blood/Candy – I wasn’t much of a fan of their comeback album from a few years ago, Every Kind of Light, as I felt it lacked zest. I like this … Continue reading

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