To the lions
This may be considered old news by now, but we were reflecting on the debates between the republican candidates: Definitely entertaining/scary/funny in much the same way that professional wrestling is. Not a serious intellect nor a heart amongst this bunch of hopefuls. Also, it continues to be disturbing that these candidates (and the party as a whole) by and large seek to heavily limit...
I will be heavy like stone to hold you down. Weightless like wings to lift you from the ground. I will be flesh and bone, fragile and frail, and I will be the wind when it’s time to set sail. Head first, kicking and screaming. Naked and afraid into this world we’re thrown. You might feel out of place sometimes, but you’ll never be alone.
Life's Blood, a true story
When we were kids, there was no internet: no bandcamp, no last.fm, no itunes, no amazon.com, no click-listen, click-download, instant gimmie gimmie gimmie. Our resources for finding out about music were few and far between. There was Vintage Vinyl, a 20 minute drive from our town (we were too young to drive), there was Venus Records, a 45 minute train ride into the city, there was Maximum...