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Another Week Ends: Gucci Addictions, Narcissism Epidemics, DFW, Phone vs. Heart, PZ on Drones (on CNN), R. Crumb, Tale of Two Suedes, and Kung Fu Grandpa

1. The author of the original Friday Night Lights, Buzz Bissinger, dropped as offbeat and not-quite-repentant a tale of addiction on GQ this month as I have ever come across. A convergence of shopping and sex addiction rooted in Law-induced despair (never being able to measure up to initial success) and plain old powerlessness, the […]

August Playlist

I’m skipping ahead one month this time, so that the dates in which we’re listening to the playlist match the month of the mix: Black Treacle – Arctic Monkeys I Can Hardly Believe You’re Mine – The Raspberries Pieces of a Dream – South Things I Don’t Understand – Coldplay Places That Are Gone – […]

Dark Star Rising: Suede Sing the Second Coming (from India)

You might say that rock songs with messianic imagery are a dime a dozen – and you wouldn’t be wrong. Salvation language befits rock n roll; mixing a few religious metaphors into an otherwise mundane love song can give it a majesty it wouldn’t otherwise have. Just ask Martin Gore or Bruce Springsteen. Whether or […]