We Are Men, Dads, Brooklyn Nine Nine and Welcome to the Family :: Television Review

We Are Men (2013) Mondays on CBS Pilot, To Air September 30, 2013 Trailer We have seen this so many times before, in so many ways, and from both genders, from movies like The Hangover and to some extent Crazy Stupid Love, to television series such as Two and a Half Men and Two Broke Girls. Enter one character who has been let down by someone dear to them and then shake and stir in one or more characters who are meant to help teach them to live again, usually intermixed with bad advice, gender stereotypes and cringe worthy hijinks. … Continue reading We Are Men, Dads, Brooklyn Nine Nine and Welcome to the Family :: Television Review

You don’t have to go home but you can’t stay here :: VOTD

Closing Time :: Semisonic from the album, Feeling Strangely Fine Directed by Chris Applebaum Closing Time is a song by American alternative rock band Semisonic. It was released in March 1998 as the lead single from their album Feeling Strangely Fine. One of the band’s most popular songs, it was written by Dan Wilson and produced by Nick Launay. The song was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Rock Song in 1999. It reached # 1 on the Modern Rock Tracks. The book So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star by Semisonic’s drummerJacob Slichter indicates that the song was written partly in response to the anxious, and at times precarious, state of … Continue reading You don’t have to go home but you can’t stay here :: VOTD

Quand je pense à mes copines :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Nukuzu “À cause des garçons ! On met des bas nylon On se crêpe le chignon.” French girls singing pop songs with provocative lyrics? How can I resist? Yelle’s music is impossible not to want to dance to. Makes me momentarily miss my past life as a club girl. There is something in the entire ritual of getting ready, picking out the outfit, doing your hair, make-up, ingesting various unmentionable “accessories“. The real fun in all of though, the very best part, was the music playing when my friends and I would be getting … Continue reading Quand je pense à mes copines :: SOTD

The District Sleeps Alone Again, Naturally :: A Lonely Playlist

  The District Sleeps Alone Again, Naturally :: A Lonely Playlist Listen here on Spotify (Day 17 of September Month of Playlists) Konstantine :: Something Corporate I’m a Monster :: Ours Am I the Only One? :: Barenaked Ladies One :: U2 The District Sleeps Alone Tonight :: The Postal Service Last Day of Magic :: The Kills One :: Aimee Mann Circle :: Edie Brickell & the New Bohemians Live Alone :: Franz Ferdinand Moon River :: Audrey Hepburn Lonely Boy :: The Black Keys Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me :: The Smiths Rebellion (Lies) :: … Continue reading The District Sleeps Alone Again, Naturally :: A Lonely Playlist