Just uploaded a Christmas mix from the past, with some slight changes in track order. For some reason, I can’t find a cleaner version of Marvin Gaye’s “Purple Snowflakes”, which makes me believe that the master has this odd reverb on it.
I would sign that petition. But the best part of Colbert is towards the end where he lays a little Swiftian justice on some modern Brobdingnagians.
Not sure what language the announcer is speaking, but I do know what he’s saying: “Neymar just served up that goal with a double effin’ nutmeg! A double effin’ nutmeg!”
Parquet Courts <blah blah> have announced a new EP <blah blah> This tune, “You’ve Got Me Wonderin Now’” <blah>… whistling melody over the driving punk rhythm and breathy vocals <blah>.
I thought this might mean they are headed back to LA but it seems The Quarts are headed to Europe instead after a little homecoming next week in Austin. Lucky Europe.
Ajax could have had 22 men on the field for Messi’s PK (around the :25 mark) and he still would have scored with this kind of precision. Yet another hat trick for the Argie, with some beautiful support play from Neymar.
Millennium Hollywood Tower opponents file ethics complaint
By Rong-Gong Lin II and Rosanna Xia, latimes.com
An opponent of the controversial Millennium Hollywood skyscraper project has filed an ethics complaint against the city’s top building official, accusing him of a conflict of interest.
The complaint comes after the project’s…
Something’s fishy about the Millenuum Hollywood project
Greenhouse at Grüningen Botanical Garden by Buehrer Wuest Architekten
i garden, but this is a house of gardening worship.
Season 2 of Revenge on Netflix is happening (finally). Also, I’m proposing a new word for binge-watching of video content: ”to vlood” or “a vlood”, as in “a flood of the video stream”. My weekend washed away in a vlood of Orange is the New Black Season 1.
A thoughtful, footnoted, researched appreciation of Tracy McGrady, which also gets ahead of the curve in making the case for his HoF induction. (Makes me wonder if Simmons wrote this years ago, the same way the NYT has obits on file for certain public figures.)