Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Fire up your favorite web clipper because I read so much cool stuff this past week.

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30 Years of Music: 2013 (So Far)

Yes, it does seem a bit silly to talk about 2013 in music when it’s only halfway done and dusted, but already I’ve heard some really excellent tunes. We’ve got a sturdy Top 10 this time, in no particular order, of all the songs that have excited me the most.

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Things People Pretend to Love

Journey.  This is really a two part charade, because not only do people not like Journey as much as they claim to, nobody really loves the song “Don’t Stop Believin’.” The best Journey song is, objectively, “Faithfully.” My support for this claim? Voltage generated = -N(D(BA)/Dt);  that’s right, Farraday’s Law of Induction. Read More Things People Pretend to Love

7 Questions for a Witty Gentlemen: Subject B Revisited

I realized in a panic yesterday that I forgot to recruit a fella to answer our potentially embarrassing and always delightful seven questions, so I sent out the emergency beacon.  (It’s like the bat signal, but shaped like a pomegranate.) Two friends replied like the awesome dudes they are, so we’re set for the next two weeks.  Read More 7 Questions for a Witty Gentlemen: Subject B Revisited