Friday, March 18, 2016
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
TODAY'S TOM SAWYER: What may be the best short quote from a magazine article I've read in a long time comes from this Washington Monthly article about the punk scene in DC:
When I told him we didn’t have much of a choice because our band had to play, all sense of urgency disappeared. Did we sound anything like Rush? And did we want to hear a bunch of stories about the dozens of Rush shows he’d been to? The answer to the first question was no. The second question was rhetorical.
Posted by Matt at 9:49 PM
AND YOU WOULDN'T WANT ME ANY OTHER WAY: Sixteen songs which are better because of bagpipes?
Posted by Adam at 3:57 PM
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
SPRINGTIME FOR YOU-KNOW-WHO: Deferring to the complaints of four parents in the community, a Hudson Valley high school production of The Producers has gotten rid of the Nazi flags (but kept the armbands, and the dance-in-swastika formation, and the entire plot).
Posted by Adam at 7:41 AM