Monthly Archives: May 2013

Weird Word of the Week

The Workingdead: (n) a caustic way to refer to office workers. Example sentence: “The workingdead are like the walking dead, only slightly better dressed; also, they tend to murder people less by eating their brains and more by subjecting them … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Music: Fuckwittable Rap Lyrics

Not all rap lyrics are chilled Courvoisier, some of them are warm Colt 45. A connoisseur of the genre has to drink them both indiscriminately. Take, for example, Kid Cudi. Other than the fact that he’s from Cleveland, I’ve never had much interest … Continue reading

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Weird Word of the Week

TUSI: (acronym) Abbreviation for: Totally Undone (by a) Sinus Infection.  Example sentence:  “YOLO? Not when you’re TUSI!”  (While incapacitated from a recent sinus infection, I set myself the goal of trying to incorporate YOLO into a blogpost. Like most people, … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Music: Early Elliott Smith

Remember when Elliott Smith refused to perform Miss Misery at the 1998 Academy Awards ceremony and the show’s organizers threatened to fill the time-slot with a lookalike, who would lip-sync the song? My initial response upon hearing this was to think: ‘Where, on … Continue reading

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Weird Word of the Week

Receiving Blanket: (n) Description of any person stuck on the listening end of an one-sided conversation. Example sentence: “While being used as a receiving blanket, it is often enjoyable for a man to contemplate Chris Rock’s advice on how important it … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Music: Life After the White Stripes

Didn’t the White Stripes seem damn-near indestructible? First, they survived Detroit. (No easy task that!) Then they survived what Tennessee Williams called “the catastrophe of success.” And finally, they survived divorce… ur, I mean: childhood together. If any band was genetically engineered … Continue reading

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