They Might Be Giants (band) got their name from They Might Be Giants (film), the title of which was a reference to Don Quixote‘s belief that windmills were giants. As explained in the film,… “Of course, he carried it a … Read More
[Waiting for Godot excerpt via Google Books]
To follow-up on The Newsroom clip from last month, here’s the masterpiece of news anchor gone wild… [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dib2-HBsF08] … and the reason it was just a movie. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxiT30N6ti4] Yes, you never had a chance against Monday.
Artist: tUnE-yArDs Song: My Country Album: Whokill (Click on the lyrics to sing along…) Also very worthwhile live.
Wait for it… [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88XP4fAyV6o] This is probably a good time to point out that every country is a contender for the “greatest country in the world” award. Just imagine what life would be like were we all “going for … Read More
[A Sliver of Perception by Abstruse Goose]
Artist: David Byrne Song: In The Future Album: The Knee Plays (Press play, click the lyrics and sing along…)
… [Excerpt from Isacc Asimov’s Foundation via Google Books]
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLEK0UZH4cs] Please note the order of operations: 1. Break it down 2. Build it up 3. Stop The good news is, we really only need to work on #3. [Flight of the Conchords]
In 1951, Bertrand Russell wrote a piece for the New York Times Magazine entitled “The best answer to fanaticism: Liberalism,” which concluded as such… Perhaps the essence of the Liberal outlook could be summed up in a new decalogue, not … Read More
Artist: The Cure Song: Grinding Halt Album: Three Imaginary Boys (Press play and sing along…)