What’s your favorite song with brushes?

Lately I can’t get enough of drums played with brushes. The sound really resonates with me. It’s just so warm and intimate. What’s your favorite brush-friendly recording? Mine has to be “I’m Old Fashioned” off of Blue Train.

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Mosaic Survey

Memestealing from Pat, Kitty, etc. The rules, such as they are: Type your answer to each of the questions below into Flickr Search Using only the first page of results, pick one image. Copy and paste each of the URLs for the images into Big Huge Lab’s Mosaic Maker to create a mosaic of the […]

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Top Gear America

Lizzyb forwarded me the news that Ace Rockola will be hosting the US version of Top Gear: LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – NBC announced Monday morning what listeners to Adam Carolla’s radio show have known for a while: The comedian will host the broadcaster’s adaptation of the BBC’s “Top Gear.” Carolla will join drift racer […]

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Top Gear is on BBCA. 8pm. Mondays.

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General Contractors

Man, home repairs sure do suck. I’d hate it if something like this happened to me. I know I threw that party for my boys and said we were “done” years ago… but that really needs to be put into context, you see. When I said “done” I meant “done with the hard part,” which […]

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Best. Television. Program. Ever.

If you don’t watch Top Gear, you should. It’s by far the funniest thing I’ve seen on TV in years. Here’s their absolutely hilarious north pole episode. Can a car make it to the north pole? The Top Gear crew races a Toyota pickup against a sled dog team to try to find out. Many […]

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Miss Teen South Carolina

Oh my. I thought this was a joke when I started getting the email about it….

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Hipster Olympics

My money is on the winners from the Silverlake regional to take it all.

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Nigh? What the hell is nigh?

A quote on the Wikipedia page for Fermat’s last therom made me chuckle: Fermat’s last theorem is one of the most famous theorems in the history of mathematics, familiar to nigh every mathematician, and had achieved a recognizable status in popular culture prior to its proof. You’ll not find copy like this in Britannica, that’s […]

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Happy Bukday (Belated)

gamblers all sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to make it, but you laugh inside remembering all the times you’ve felt that way, and you walk to the bathroom, do your toilet, see that face in the mirror, oh my oh my oh my, but you […]

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