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Monthly Archives: December 2011
A quiet day in Christchurch
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I beg your pardon…..
Not to be confused with “Bobby Brown” [Listen] by Frank Zappa, of course. Or this. Historical footnote: A (German) company I once worked for did a major rebranding with a slogan “Thinking in new directions”, predictably pronounced “Sinking in new … Continue reading
Tunes for a Tuesday – 27 December 2011
Aero Tinku – Mati Zundel – Cuando Yo Bailo, Tiembla La Tierra [Listen] Fossil Record – Flourishing – The Sum of All Fossils [Listen] Gold – Delay Trees – Delay Trees [Listen] H.U.Gs (Historically Underrepresented Groups) – Fabian Almazan – … Continue reading
Posted in Mixtape, Music, Tunes for a Tuesday Tagged 2011, Aero Tinku, Alabama Shakes, Breakers, Britten: Winter Words, Caveman, CoCo Beware, Cuando Yo Bailo, Delay Trees, EMA, Fabian Almazan, Flourishing, Fossil Record, Gem Club, Gold, H.U.Gs (Historically Underrepresented Groups), Here Tonight (feat. Tony Williams), I Found You, Mati Zundel, Milkman, Nicholas Phan & Myra Huang, Nicolas Jaar, NPR Music and WBGO recording of Live at the Village Vanguard, NPR Music's favorite new artists of 2011, October 12, Old Friend, Past Life Martyred Saints, Seven Sonnets Of Michelangelo, Six Folk Song Arrangements, STS, The Illustrious, The Salley Gardens, The Sum of All Fossils, Tiembla La Tierra, Twins, With Just One Glance You (feat. Scout Larue & Will Epstein) Leave a comment
The official explanation….
…..is that it was Stage 3 of a Soyuz rocket burning up on re-entry. We saw it and we know different, because 3 guys wearing golden crowns in the car next to us at the traffic lights told us … Continue reading
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I know about hair nets….
… my mother-in-law wears one. Bit hair INTERnets?
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North Koreans find out there’s no Easter Bunny after all…
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Rick Perry isn’t alone
When he was running for President, George W. Bush mistook the third syllable of the late Kim’s name for a roman numeral and called him Kim Jong Two. Read more http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2011/12/unreality-check-from-kim-to-kim-in-north-korea.html#ixzz1hA92PSQg
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Christmas Story 1.0
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I told you I was il
With apologies to Spike Milligan
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Happy Hannukah. Or Kwanzaa. Or whatever
President Obama celebrated Hanukkah at the White House last night. He lit the menorah, and then Vice President Joe Biden came in, sang “Happy birthday”, and blew out all of the candles. HT Jay Leno
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