Saturday, February 23, 2008

We Need Girlfriends gets Rolling StOWNed

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Friday, February 22, 2008

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Our Recycling Bin Blew Away Over The Weekend

This is either a point blank allegory regarding Mother Nature and her feelings on the benefits recycling actually have OR it just fucking sucks.

I'm leaning towards the latter.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Finally Something Interesting Happens At Work... All The While I'm In REM Sleep: Will Leitch On Morning News

This always happens...

Either there's a food laden holiday extravaganza on my day off or some awesome guest comes in to the studio during the nether-hours of the day we call 'The Morning Show'.

Today, Will Leitch, editor of Deadspin and author of God Save The Fan spoke with my virtual bandmate Gene Lavanchy in studio.

Of course this interview occurred at 6:45 a.m.

6:45 a.m. has always been outlandishly early for me. Now that I work until midnight on most nights, 6:45 a.m. has become damn near imaginary. So, I did what any normal person would do; Left a copy of God Save The Fan at work for Mr. Leitch to sign (complete with snazzy Arrested Development post-it note, thanking Will for his general awesomeness) and then watched the interview online several hours later.

Now you can do the same (minus the Arrested Development post-it notes)

Check Out The Video Here

Sunday, February 17, 2008

What's The Point Of Even Seeing Vampire Weekend If You're Not Going To Blog About It?

Katelyn and I continued our uber-hetty Valentine's Day week concert series last Saturday. Amazingly, I got a Saturday off of work and we trekked out to the Museum Of Fine Arts to see Vampire Weekend, the buzziest buzz band in the history of buzz.

I had never seen a concert at the MFA before and it had been described to me as, "Like seeing a concert in a college lecture hall." I suppose that is pretty accurate but Vampire Weekend lead singer Ezra Koenig described it even better saying, "This is like that Fugees video in the movie theater."


We got there early enough to nab 7th row seats (first 4 rows were reserved), and we were actually sitting in front of the opening act's (Sam Rosen) grandparents and family. Though the Sam Buck Rosen band didn't do it for me (great guitar work, little emphasis on melodies), Sam Rosen himself seemed like a good, hilarious dude.

Vampire Weekend took the stage around 9 to the delight of a lecture hall full of hipsters (at least 7 Urban Outfitters must've been robbed due to under staffing that evening.) They were much better musically than I expected. The guitar and drums were particularly awesome. On CD (and on Letterman) they seem kinda simple and sterile, but in a real live music venue they were energetic and rhythmic.

They played every song on their current album (including 'Boston' from the leak) and one new song.

Koenig was hilarious and very good with the crowd, even explaining the confusion about their 'Masschusetts Song Trilogy' (Boston, Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa, Walcott) and how everyone thinks they're from Massachusetts.

They're not, but they love our state and fair port city all the same.

Here are some YouTube snippets I took of Oxford Comma and Walcott.

Thursday, February 07, 2008

All The News That's Fit To Say Holy Fucking Shit To Print

So, holy fucking shit. Angel, Brian and Steve were in the NY Times today in a profile about them and We Need Girlfriends.

Big shout out to Tino for spotting this first this AM!

Read it!!!

Monday, February 04, 2008

Thoughts On A Super Bowl

Fuck, the Pats sucked tonight and the G-men played out of their minds. Belichick had some questionable decisions aside from his attire (eschewing the FG, not challenge the fumble recovered by Pierre Woods,)

What's worse are the Jets fans coming out of the woodwork talking shit.

Enjoy the 3rd pick in the draft, douchenozzles.

Fuck. Guess I'll have to send my Pat-Fection tshirt to Africa.