music
My funeral song changes about once a year, but it's usually some sad bastard music with vague lyrics full of romantic imagery.
music
Entitled "Quarterback," the song repeats the refrain: "Who you gonna blame, the star of the game or the no-name girl in the freshman class?"
music
When you think you hate jazz, moving across the hall from two jazz musicians may seem like a really bad idea. Turns out it's not.
in

Jul 8, 2014 at 10:00am | 48 comments

commercials
Hey, DJ Ad Traffic Manager, play my song.
in

Jul 7, 2014 at 10:00am | 139 comments

weekend report
music
You know that Ben Folds song, "The Luckiest"? When it comes to his shows, I'm the opposite.
bands
I didn’t expect that sexism would be such a prevalent issue in nerd culture. It surprised me that this blatant, unfair exclusion was being practiced in a culture that was pioneered for and by outcasts.
everybody loves lists
Imagine that I'm standing outside of your window with a boombox. My upper arms are already tired.
music
Sometimes I think I can physically feel my brain chemistry changing when we're in the middle of a song.
in

Jun 13, 2014 at 9:00am | 43 comments

songs
You will not get through this list without getting pissed off at least once.
in

Jun 6, 2014 at 12:30pm | 404 comments

music
wrestling
Mick Foley took the inspiration he gets from Tori Amos’ music to turn himself into the poster boy for the unlikely feminist activist.
rick springfield
I meet Rick Springfield at the counter of Starbucks in the Malibu Country Mart.
styleite
music
I'm not saying an album cover is as important as the actual music, but having a good-looking one doesn't hurt.
songs
They are REALLY not making love songs the way they used to.
beyonce
Apparently I hadn’t gotten the memo about it being mandatory for all women of the African Diaspora to be eternal fans of Beyoncé Knowles.
fatshion
mybrownbaby
Often, in the not-so-private corners of my house, I sing out loud with all my might, without a care in the world about who’s listening.
pharrell williams
G I R L is everything we love about Pharrell.
music
In my experience, music shops are almost always exclusively masculine environments staffed by embittered know-it-alls who treat is as a personal insult that you don’t really know very much at all about the instrument you’re attempting to play.
music
Though I was previously not sold on the Coachella thing, after creating this list of women musicians on their next line-up, I am completely jealous of anyone who gets to go.