Archive for the 'Music' Category

For All You Dog Lovers…The Cat Piano

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Cartoons, Comedy, Kitchen Sink, Music

Apparently it pokes the cats and gets them to meow. Heh. Calm down, it was built back in 1650, so it’s not around anymore. Well, until I build a new one. More at Gizmodo. Tweet

February 21st, 2006 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Worst Christmas Song Ever

By Callimachus | Related entries in Kitchen Sink, Music

Jen(nifer) posts her three choices for all-time worst Christmas song. I don’t have a three worst songs. I have one song that I’d nominate for all three position. “Happy Holidays/It’s the Holiday Season,” sung (and written?) by Andy Williams, the robotic ’60s easy listening singer with the eyes of a James Bond villain. He’s a […]

December 7th, 2005 | Permalink| 36 Comments »

Classical Music

By Callimachus | Related entries in Music

Classical music in America isn’t what it used to be. Yes, it never was. But I can’t help enjoy a rather dismissive review of a book that itself dismisses two of my favorite modern American composers, Barber (born in my hometown, I used to pass his house every day; he wrote the alma mater of […]

September 28th, 2005 | Permalink| No Comments »

Pentagon To Hold 9/11 March And Concert in D.C.?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in General Politics, Music

I’m all for memorializing this very important moment in our history, but the following scenario smells an awful lot like propaganda. I’m going to need some more information, but here are some thoughts after reading a story from The Age. First off, the announcement was “tucked into an Iraq war briefing.” Is that the appropriate […]

August 10th, 2005 | Permalink| 7 Comments »

Teen sues for right to rap

By Callimachus | Related entries in Bad Decisions, Music

Is this why we need an ACLU? The American Civil Liberties Union has sued a school district on behalf of a 14-year-old rap music fan who was expelled after he posted lyrics on the Internet in which, according to police, he threatened to shoot up his school and named a potential victim. The ACLU said […]

August 3rd, 2005 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

The White Stripes: Good Or Lucky?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Music

A bit of music criticism to start your day out right

July 25th, 2005 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

An MP3 About Jon Stewart

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Comedy, Media, Music, Partisan Hacks

I am a big fan of Jon Stewart, as you may have noticed from this post. I think he’s whip-smart, makes great points and has fun in the process. And he’s very respectful of the guests when they come on The Daily Show. But when he’s on other shows…well… So rewind with me to October […]

July 20th, 2005 | Permalink| 14 Comments »

Alice Cooper: Conservative?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Music, The War On Terrorism

The minister of mayhem himself shares his southpaw views on the world

June 26th, 2005 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Rock “Star” Says Live 8 Concert Won’t Work

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Music, The World

Noel Gallagher, lead singer of England pop-rock band Oasis, imparts some wisdom on the world.

June 22nd, 2005 | Permalink| No Comments »