Saturday, April 30, 2011

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Wow, my second Foster the People post this week. It's good studying music or staying away music? Here's "Houdini":

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

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Foster the People- "Pumped Up Kicks".  The chorus is totally Empire of the Sun sounding.

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Whoa, he's leering at us!

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My newest favorite singer-songwriter, James Vincent McMorrow, sings "If I Had a Boat."  Love it!

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Oh gosh, I'm sure she took the measurements but I think the head's a little too small.

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THG Recommends 3 New Albums!

I think that being more upbeat has done them some good. Critics are loving this album and I agree that they're on to something. Key Track- "Bedouin Dress"

An Horse- Walls
They started out opening for Tegan and Sara years ago, but now they've made a name for themselves.  Their first album was awesome and they've kept the same sound on their sophomore album Walls. Key Tracks- "Dressed Sharply", "Brain On a Table"

Thao and Mirah are distinguished artists in their own right. I've been a fan of Thao, and I can definitely tell which are the Thao-written songs. But now I'm a fan of Mirah and they complement each other well on this collabo album. Key Track- "How Dare You"

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

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I'm still aghast about Finding Nemo and Shrek.

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Tina Fey interview for when you have an hour to kill.  Someone watch this and tell me how it is.

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At first I thought this was kinda lame.  Happy Birthday friend... ehh, here's a soda.  But then I remembered that this was a step up from virtual gifts.  Well done Pepsi, well done.

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Glad I didn't waste time reading those books... The Harry Potter series

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Freakonomics is old news, check out Spousonomics.

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I've never heard a woman try to imitate Lil Wayne's voice. Till now. Here's Karmin's cover of Lil Wayne's "6 Foot 7 Foot."


I think she found her cover song niche.  Here's Karmin's cover of Chris Brown's "Look at Me Now" ft. Lil Wayne and Bust Rhymes.

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Song as understood by children

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

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Lollapalooza 2011 line-up was announced today!

The headliners are pretty disappointing.  There are some bright spots if you make your way down the list: Local Natives, The Kills, Sleigh Bells, The Naked and Famous, An Horse, and Grouplove.  But enough to make it worth the $$ without the big names?  Not sure.  Where's Adele, The National, Mumford & Sons, Florence + the Machine, Arcade Fire, Fleet Foxes, Edward Sharpe, or The Decemberists?  Gotta stay hip Lolla!  

I like NPR's analysis of the summer music festivals by exclusivity rating (bands in its line-up that didn't show up anywhere else).  Don't think Lolla would score very well.
 

Sunday, April 24, 2011

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Ha, Spike Lee is taking a pic of the Prez with his iPad.  Must have forgotten his camera and iPhone at home.

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Have an Egg-cellent Easter!!!  No pun intended.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

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Talking Funny

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He wanted to sing "Single Ladies" and we all know how that went.  Now he just wants to have fun on the kiddie coaster.  Life's not going so smoothly for little Losiah.

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Not everyone should be a parent.
The cats nestle close to their kittens now.
The lambs have laid down with the sheep.
You're cozy and warm in your bed, my dear
Please go the fuck to sleep.

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Seasons of Michael Scott

Friday, April 22, 2011

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New Genki Sudo video made in the wake of the earthquake.

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Egg-citing Movie Scenes
It's amazing how few details you need to identify the movie.

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The Voice hosts sing "Crazy" to promote their new show

Thursday, April 21, 2011

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Things Organized Neatly is making me feel a lot calmer...

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2D Glasses to turn those pesky 3D movies into 2D.  But you'll never get that $13 back.


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Are these lipstick animals a trend now?  Cuz this Hello Kitty is creepy, not cute.

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Symmetry from Everynone on Vimeo.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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Does Lil Wayne's new album cover beat his last?
I still like the baby...

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The decline of movie quality...

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Cadbury Creme Egg Cupcakes for Easter
Royal Wedding pizza

Monday, April 18, 2011

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Ellie Goulding sings Elton John's "Your Song"

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Officially in love with the new The Kills album, Blood Pressures.  Their best stuff yet.  Great live performance at Coachella didn't hurt either.

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Hipster Animals... which one are you?

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This weekend's Coachella coverage has been AWE-SOME (but also quite distracting)

Sunday, April 17, 2011

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Dorm food not.  Japan's fascination with Ramen.

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This would've totally been me.  Flashback to my playground merry-go-round incident.

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Inflatable wall hangings sold at Urban Outfitters... tiger blood anyone?

Or for the same price you can buy a corndog maker.  Choices, choices.