In the audio below, John Malkovich narrates Plato’s Allegory of the Cave to music by Eric Alexandrakis, as remixed by Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon for the project Like a Puppet Show. Much more about the project can be learned from Pitchfork and especially at Rolling Stone. Many thanks to @durancurefan for the heads up. While my first listen I found [Read More…]
I have always been inclined to post Joe Cocker’s amazing rendition of “With A Little Help From My Friends” at the slightest of excuses. So, on the sad news his passing: And in case you didn’t know the sexier side of his music: And, of course: Your Thoughts? [Read more…]
The latest parody song from the brilliant Jon Lajoie: (H/T: Wade Anes) At the recent American Atheists convention, I found out that No Longer Quivering’s Vyckie Garrison and I share a favorite song, Jon Lajoie’s “Fuck Everything”. My other favorite of his songs are his Everyday Normal Guy trilogy and Alone in the Universe. Your [Read More…]
This is quite a clever and fun song and video from Aimee Mann. I’ve loved Aimee’s music since she blew me away on the Magnolia soundtrack. I have all her albums except her latest. Much more about the project this song below comes from (and how to purchase it) is here. It’s also nice to [Read More…]
In November, Bob Dylan’s legendary song “Like A Rolling Stone”, received its first official video and it is a masterpiece and innovation in the genre. The video has a fascinating interactive feature that lets you change the channels you are watching. Each channel you play features people on real and imagined TV shows mouthing the [Read More…]
I love this video because it visually represents so well the pure joy that Lisa exudes when she sings that hooked me on her music from the start. The song, “Knots”, is from her 2011 album Passenger I got to see her live four years ago at a Barnes and Noble in Manhattan, sitting just [Read More…]
Below is a guest post from Lance Wisely, an alumnus of my online philosophy classes, reprinted with permission from his blog Heretic With A Heart. Many videos feature gratuitious, problematic objectification, but the video for Wrecking Ball is willing to be incongruous and senseless to do so. The video opens. Miley is crying. This song is [Read More…]
It’s the first weekly Camels With Hammers Nietzsche Saturday! But I won’t have time to get the post written until this evening. So in the meantime, I present you with this great little video that has just about everything awesome except Nietzsche in it.