Speedskater Hughes donates medal bonus →
blownspeakers: Canadian long-track speedskater Clara Hughes is donating her $10,000 bronze-medal bonus to the Take A Hike Foundation. The program provides adventure-based learning for at-risk kids on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. This just in: Clara Hughes sort of fucking rules. A lot. At the press conference where she announced this, she also smiled the whole time, teared up a little,...
Being a love letter to The Wrens and their 2003 album, The Meadowlands. Composed...– — Merlin Mann (from kung fu grippe)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-2-21) →
Spoon (55) Radiohead (29) The National (15) The Weakerthans (12) Antony and the Johnsons (12) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
gd: this is some old testament shit right here. perhaps you should sacrifice a lamb about it.
kg: it's a miracle I'm not already a pillar of salt.
speaking of Interstella 5555 (the anime produced alongside Daft Punk’s Discovery, if you’d forgotten) it looks like the whole thing is on Google Video. (from some random)
Actually, love takes the other lead here. As Newsom, the passenger, and her new...– Pitchfork: Track Reviews: Joanna Newsom - “Good Intentions Paving Company” this only gets more surreal when you realize it’s about Andy Samberg.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-2-14) →
Spoon (48) The Rural Alberta Advantage (15) Four Tet (12) Björk (4) Patrick Wolf (4) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Download: The Simpsons "Boy Meets Curl" →
for gotsound, to whom I say: fuck reruns, we live in the future. vanmega: Aka last night’s episode where the Simpsons come to Vancouver for the Olympics.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-2-7) →
Spoon (44) Four Tet (31) Owen Pallett (20) The Streets (14) Iron & Wine (14) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Pedobear hits Polish local newspaper →
warfordium IPA: Tasting Notes
Chad brought by a litre of the IPA he’d brewed in return for a review. So here’s me getting my Beer Advocate on: Glassware: a Ubyssey 90th Anniversary Glass, somewhere between a pint glass and a weizen glass. Appearance: on the dark side of caramel, small bubbles and a fairly foamy head that subsides to a pale-cream lace. Smell: fairly hoppy on the nose, not aggressively resinous...
My feeling is that every camera is different and that the beauty and magic of...– Damon Winters, in Shoptalk: Vignettes
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-1-31) →
Spoon (104) Owen Pallett (18) Wilco (10) The Rural Alberta Advantage (9) The Wrens (7) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Your question presumes a reality so distant from the experience that any...– BERKELEY BREATHED interviewed at Vice