Posts from May 2009

New Day – Tamar Kaprelian

My friend’s single was just released on iTunes today! Check out New Day, by Tamar, and keep your eyes peeled for the rest of the album. You can also follow her on Twitter for updates.

iTunes Tuesday: Beatles and Bob

If you put a gun to my head and forced me to pick my favorite band, I’d have to go with The Beatles. (You could just ask me, though. What’s with the gun? Chill out, psycho.) I have — as far as I know — every track they ever recorded, and it’s not a stretch

T-Shirt Hell Rules

Last week Kelly told me to start following Sunshine Megatron — the founder of T-Shirt Hell — on Twitter, so I did. The first tweet I saw from @smegatron was a #followfriday request, so I posted a tweet saying that T-Shirt Hell is cool. (And that’s true. If I didn’t already have a closet full

Daily David

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#FridayFive: Favorite Green Day

My favorite tracks from American Idiot

Why the Original “Star Trek” Still Matters

Why the Original “Star Trek” Still Matters

Listen: I was never a huge Trek fan. I was always Star Wars all the way. After school my sister and I watched cartoons — Tom & Jerry, Bugs Bunny, Superfriends — and then, because we were usually with my grandparents, the standard early 80s grandparent shows: Happy Days, Barney Miller, Alice, and M*A*S*H. It

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