Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Holiday Songs Edition

The past week was an easy one for many Americans thanks to paid time off, school holidays, and ample amounts of food. Because I work retail, Thanksgiving week involved lots of work and not much food. As Black Friday consumptions creep further into Thanksgiving, I realize I food and family will probably not be on my list in the future. Read More Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Holiday Songs Edition

This OT is (Slowly) Getting Back Into the Swing of Things

Ah, vacation. I’m pretty sure there’s an equation that shows the inverse ratio of vacation enjoyment to time required for reality re-adjustment. Wow, that was a really nerdy way to say that going back to work after a few days off is rough.  Read More This OT is (Slowly) Getting Back Into the Swing of Things

This Open Thread Is a Punk

I woke up with this song stuck in my head the other morning. I don’t even know why as I don’t listen to The Ramones very often. Nontheless it’s been on and off in my head several times this week, so now you can listen to it for our dance party open thread! Read More This Open Thread Is a Punk

My Punk Renaissance

It started like it always does–this week something random piqued my interest, I clicked over to Wikipedia, that informational dump that always leads to more things piquing my interest, and the next thing you know I’m looking at all the Robert Mapplethorpe pictures I can find (not just the nudes) and ordering Patti Smith’s autobiography Just Kids. Read More My Punk Renaissance