Archive for August 4th, 2010

August 4th, 2010

Enjoy the Silence

dave gahan, shirtless, before a huge crowd



Someone asked Ian MacKaye a question and this is what happened.

He felt it was an unnecessary story for bloggers—and me—to write about while wars are being fought abroad and people are dying.

This is totally what I am going to say whenever there is something I don’t like or don’t want to talk about. “That is an unnecessary story.” “Those are unnecessary feelings.” “I feel this is an unnecessary pursuit for you, while wars are being fought abroad and people are dying.” It doesn’t quite have the physicality of Lauren’s “I barf on that,” but it will do.

August 4th, 2010

My sister is on Vancouver Island.



My sister is on Vancouver Island.

August 4th, 2010

Freaks Are Revolutionaries, and Revolutionaries Are Freaks

Sam Green‘s extraordinary movie about the Weather Underground is now available online in its entirety. The Bank of American that you see on fire is the one right next to my college campus. By the time I went there, it had been rebuilt into a windowless fortress.