The Amazing New Interactive Video For Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone”

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...]

Lisa Hannigan’s Knots

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...]

Head Like A Hole/Call Me Maybe Mash Up

Mashups rarely work this well: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

An Arty Take On Britney Spears

I always loved the chorus to this song, so I’m glad to see someone open up the artistic possibilities within the whole concept. Yaël Naïm’s “Toxic”: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Texas GOP Comes Out Against Critical Thinking and "Challenging Students' Fixed Beliefs"

Well this plank of the official platform of Texas’s GOP (via Talking Points Memo)  makes the faith-based religious community’s hostility towards reason and fear of unfettered critical thinking explicit: [Read more...]

Laura Marling and St. Vincent Release Spectacular Albums Tomorrow (Tuesday 9/13/11)

Seriously, two of the most gifted and groundbreaking women in pop music today are both releasing staggeringly good third albums of their careers. For the love of music stream Laura Marling’s A Creature I Don’t Know at the New York Times Magazine and St. Vincent’s Strange Mercy at NPR while you still can, if you doubt me. And/or support their amazing [Read More...]

Lykke Li Unplugged

An entire, terrific MTV Unplugged concert of Lykke Li can be seen here. I am getting the impression she’s on the cusp of mainstream stardom (only 2 years too late). Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: “Intervention” By Tegan & Sara & Margaret

I had never found Margaret Cho remotely funny before but I love Tegan & Sara just way too much not to find this video incredibly awesome: Margaret Cho – Intervention – featuring Tegan and Sara from Margaret Cho on Vimeo. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

The Band Tool And The Fibonacci Sequence

Apparently math explains the Tool song, “Lateralus”: And apparently even the powers of math cannot make me like a Tool song.  I couldn’t even finish it. Thanks to Victoria for the link. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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