Another find from the 50¢ rack at the Housing Works Bookstore: The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough I had high hopes for this book and I have to say that I was underwhelmed. For a book that spans 54 years, relatively little happens. There was something compelling that got me through all 692 pages, but [...]
This is a bit of a nod to shitlondon (think failblog, but smarter/funnier); it seems it would be irresponsible not to document and share some of the filthy and funny sights popping up in my neighborhood lately. Expect both the sightings and posts to continue.
sink through the floor with me put your hands to the stone here, at least, is something real cold rock and long-abandoned bones walk in either dreams or woods not in this hollowness, our poor imitation no match for a spiderwebbed sky or the awe of earthly might who proclaimed it so who drew the [...]
“All of the My Brightest Diamond records have been about trying to find the balance between chamber music and rock music… this next record, I completely gave up the rock…” songwriter Shara Worden qualified in an interview before her performance at Millenium Park with the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra. My Brightest Diamond’s third full-length, All [...]
Labor Day has come and gone. Pool’s all closed up by now, but here’s hoping you enjoyed your last dip half as much as this bunch did. Perfect way to wind up one’s Summer Vacation.