Minnesota went for Kerry after all. That doesn’t excuse the rightist wing-nuts, but it does let MN off the hook for the election result.
After years of sanctimonious crap, the Bush administration has reversed its otherwise Protestant moralistic position to come out against delayed gratification. For the better part of US history, it was not apparent who won the very night of the election. But now, if you don’t know right away, it’s some kind of crisis (for more […]
because I already did. If you haven’t and you can, you know what you must do. This evening, the spectator sports part will set in, and we’ll watch hours of commentary and states lighting up in different colors. This is the point where progressive Americans make the joke about moving to Canada if Bush wins. […]
The new Autolux CD arrived in Friday’s mail. It rocks. I have read countless articles about how Ken Andrews was the real genius behind the band Failure, and that when they broke up, he took it with him. Well, Andrews has a booming rock voice and knows how to write a rock anthem to be […]
It’s not like I haven’t been writing this semester. On the contrary, I have been writing constantly: grant applications, letters of recommendation, vision statements, lectures for two grad seminars (and more lectures — note to self: don’t ever again assume you can re-use old lectures from graduate seminars), the Derrida obit, endless small items for […]
This just in, courtesy my new feminist radio research friend Sarah: http://www.marryanamerican.ca. It’s a noble cause. If things go, er, south next Tuesday, I expect to be getting a lot of calls from American friends about jobs at McGill. I will refer them here. And Greg D. points me to this tidbit from The Onion: […]
opened for Trail of Dead (along with IQU) last weekend. I picked up the CD but only today had the pleasure of unwrapping it and listening to it.. It’s got that lovely indierock mix of tightness and rawness. You can check them out here. Sound Studies tomorrow. Semiprofound sound fact #356: In The Victorian Soundscape, […]