Our entry in the Brattle’s 2014 Trailer Smackdown. Third place!
That time of the year again! Here are my 50 favorite songs of 2014 thus far.
HEY! I moved the site over to Tumblr, maybe that means I’ll actually update it now, who knows?
Well, when you say the word “Reagan” — he was the coal that fueled that train of discontent for hardcore for so long. For me, as a not-out gay man in the early ’80s, what the Reagan administration did — I guess, more importantly, what they didn’t do — they couldn’t say the words “AIDS” or “HIV” until the middle of 1985. So here I am, 20 years old, sexually aware but not out, confused, sometimes self-hating, with a president who cannot name the disease that may or may not kill me or my friends. That would be a source of anger for anybody
—Great interview with Bob Mould on NPR. Also love his new album.
I adore this short article by Meredith Graves as she discusses They Might Be Giants and the nature of their “punkness”. I also loved her comment that I think is tantamount to a shareable life lesson (brought to her by TMBG) :
"If you stay true to yourself, ignore most of the things society tells you are important, and remain generous to others — you will dwell in a place of great personal freedom."
Go Meredith Graves. And go John & John!
Love this piece. One of my earliest musical memories is listening to Flood with my dad as well. We need more They Might Be Giants in this world.
Castle of Dragon (Athena/Seta - NES - 1990)
port of the side-scrolling arcade game known in Japan as Dragon Unit.
the dragon has his own castle. in this kingdom you can forget the rules as you knew them! those rules are out the window in Castle of Dragon
This game clearly EARNED that official seal of quality.