Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Um.... Wednesday

Sonic Youth has a new release coming out in June, but over on the KEXP blog you can hear the entire thing now.

Let me repeat: Sonic Youth has a new release coming out in June, but over on the KEXP blog you can hear the entire thing now.

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Washington Post columnist Mike Wise writes a column today on DCU's Alecko Eskandarian. There is talk of Esky's pride in his Armenian heritage including his protesting at the Turkish Embassy for official recognition of Armenian genocide of WWI, Esky's favorite band, System of a Down (which I confess to having heard of but of never having heard), and especially these sentences:

Alecko's blood runs somewhere between hot and molten. He has accumulated 15 yellow cards in three-plus years of professional soccer. In 2004 he tied for the league lead in cautions with eight, which is little freakish for a scoring forward."Sometimes you're like, 'Esky, chill out,' " Gros said.

Josh Gros is telling someone to cool down?

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Joe Conason on the media's giggly fascination with the marital sex lives of the Clintons (which started, it needs to be remembered, long before Monica) and its puritan disinterest in the sex lives of of prominent Republican adulterers. And MediaMatters takes on a WSJ opinion writer's challenge and proves him a fool - which he will take as proof of Liberal bias. Wanker.

1 Comments:

Anonymous Debdeb said...

Hey, I like the template transplant. Not nearly as much as I like Sonic Youth, but I like it.

4:27 PM  

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