I’m pretty excited about this new Spoon record. Which isn’t a huge surprise because I guess I’m always kind of excited about new Spoon records. Also, I never noticed before but does this guy look a tiny bit like my husband or am I crazy?
This song came on my shuffle when I was walking around just now and I noticed (finally) how weird the structure is. It’s like, all chorus. Or does it just come off that way because everyone involved puts out a certain “I’m the star, this is the most important part” energy? Anyway, good song.
Ha, I will admit that I did not see this coming, with the synchronized dancing and whatnot. I’d believe it of the blonde one but it seems out of character for the other two? Also, some of their moves remind me of that part in the Buffy musical where she is about to spontaneously catch fire.
Last night after the No Regrets event I took the F home and there were two incredibly drunk guys in my car, middle-aged white guys in button-down shirts, not young fratty bros. They were hugging a pole in the middle of the crowded car, talking to each other loudly, moving unsteadily, slurring…
One night a guy got on the subway, looked at me, and then announced to the other passengers (all men), “I’m going to rape every woman on this train!” Now, he didn’t *actually* try to rape me and perhaps someone would have said something if he had, but that got NO reaction. (Except from me: I switched cars at the next stop.) #women
Do you need a pot of coffee before you dive into writing every day? You’re just procrastinating and making yourself less creative. Writer Merrill Markoe did the same thing until she discovered that working right after she wakes up leads to the best creative writing. “Words come pouring out easily while my head still feels as if it is full of ground fog, wrapped in flannel and gauze, and surrounded by a hive of humming, velvety sleep bees.”
Now I’m procrastinating reading this.