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Posted: Nov 21, 2006 10:11 am
Readin': the heebie-jeebies at cbgb's: a secret jewish history of punk/steven lee beeber - some reet gurt (as they say in Bath) stuff on the Dictators, Meltzer, et al.

Rekkidin': The new Jack O (esp. I Can't Find My Way Home and 'Til The Money Runs Out), the Atomic Cafe LP, the Chris Bell vinyl LP (shite pressing, all fizzy in the treble end!?!?!?) and the "Chicken Baby Chicken" 45 by Tony Harris (Ebb).

Watcheroonie-in: The Invaders (bout half way thru a bootleg DVD box of the whole thing, s'kool!), and Night & The City wid the late, great'n'twisted Richard Widmark!
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 10:20 am
Readin': The Feast of the Goat - Mario Vargas Llosa

Rekkidin': mostly prewar blues at the moment (columbia roots&blues series) and especially blind boy fuller

Watcheroonie-in: tonight "Babel", last night "Je Vais Bien, Ne t'en fais pas" (=rather shitty movie)
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 11:31 am
Night & The City wid the late, great'n'twisted Richard Widmark
Mr. Widmark will be surprised to learn of his demise since he is still with us (although teetering around 90).
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 11:38 am
Reedin': "Days of Infamy" alternate fictional WW2 history by Harry Turtledove
Rekkidin': "The Lonely Surfer" Jack Nitzche "Flying Burrito Bros."Live at the Palomino 1969" bootleg
Watcheroonie: "The Third Man" Orson Welles "Tarzan Triumphs" Johnny Weissmueller "My Super Ex Girlfriend" Uma Thurman as a super heroine who also happens to be neurotic/psycho bitch
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 12:03 pm
Blimus, Widmark's still with us! Yaay!
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 12:04 pm
That Burritos set, does it kick off with High Fashion Queen? And are there two sets?
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 12:12 pm
Joss! Show us yer Bristols!

'She Came to Stay' - Simone de Beauvoir (traded with Jared of the Black Lips for the Zinn Reader, which I hope to get back one day)

Big Star - 3rd (listened to a lot last week, anyway)

'Petit Soldat' (Godard flick about double agents circa the Algerian War of Independence- nasty torture scenes and plenty of monologues)
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 12:38 pm
Guy, you auld Dirty Ho', yo!!!!!

"Night Time", awwww, "scarf flies out behind" - having experienced Midtown in January (70 to minus figures, overnight!), I kin dig it, muchly ... also, the "get me out of here, I hate it here" bit is how I feel about every job I've ever had ...

Guy, you workin'?
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 12:42 pm
I actually landed a permanent job, but the silly bint who's one of the 2 people who 'manage' me is obviously overcome with unrequited lust, and is keen to see me out of the job! Oh well, onto the next. Only another 3 years of shit jobs until I qualify as a counsellor. Fuck.

Your job thing pan out ok?
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 12:52 pm
Gawd, you seem to have as much troub with work as I do ... The job I landed is a serious amount of work (like, launching a NINE MAG website with FIVE people, two of whom ain't even full time) - same auld 'work miracles with no resources, for f-all money' kinda schtick ... I'm on 4k less than in London, cos the asshole at the Guardian who handed out the TV preview DVDs couldn't be arsed to cross the office and put mine in an overnight delivery envelope (like, you'd expect a LITTLE effort, after NINE YEARS of weekly work for 'em, rite?), and the company I'm working for lost a loada money (on some shite celebrity mag), had a big budget cut, and offered me much less than we'd initially talked about (had me over a barrel, cos Nadia already had a start date for her job dahn ere) ... So, not great, thanks fer askin'!
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 1:58 pm
KEG ,here's the track list on the Burritos bootleg:THE FLYING BURRITO BROTHERS
June 8, 1969
Live at the Palomino Club, North Hollywood, CA

The Band: Gram Parsons, Chris Hillman, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Michael Clarke and Chris Ethridge, joined by Clarence White

Jimmy Morris takes lead vocals on "Life in Prison" and "Hungry Eyes," and sings on "High on a Hilltop"

Part One
1. Sing Me Back Home
2. Train Song
3. Dream Baby (with reprise)
4. She Once Lived Here
5. Get Ourselves Together
6. Long Black Limousine
7. Dark End of The Street
8. She Thinks I Still Care
9. Undo the Right/Somebody's Back In Town
10. Lucille
11. I Threw Away The Rose
12. You Win Again

Part Two
1. Buckaroo
2. Sweet Mental Revenge
3. Another Place Another Time
4. Life In Prison
5. Hungry Eyes/High On A Hill Top
6. Sing Me Back Home
7. Hot Burrito #1
8. Hot Burrito #2
9. Train Song
10. Everybody Loves A Winner
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 3:07 pm
readin: exception to the rulers
listnin: throbbing gristle- 2nd annual report
watchin: das boot
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 3:19 pm
Hmm, to 'foreskin, that's a different tape to the one I gots - mine was marked FBB Troubadour Jan 1970 ...
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 3:36 pm
Joss. We need to both give up work and live in Shaun's place with him. I think we'd all get along well once he gets the place clean for us.
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 4:14 pm
Who Shaun? I don't wears no rubber gloves, boyo, I be cookin' with Gaz!
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 4:16 pm
Readin': Three books - "Speed Tribes" about, among other things, juvenile deliquents in Japan - "Low Life", kind of a Gangs of New York exploration of ye old timey crooks and such in turn o' the century NYC, and - "Ghost Hunters" about turn of the century scientists investigating paranormal phenomenon. I usually finish one book before I start a new one, but these all looked interesting and now I'm about halfway through all three...

Listenin' - Feedtime!

Watchin' - Cockfighter. Warren Oates is great, but the graphic chicken on chicken violence was too much for my vegetarian gf.
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 4:31 pm
Cockfighter is great. Stays very true to the book. Willeford wrote the screenplay I guess. It was too gruesome for the general public.
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 4:37 pm
The book is great. From his other novels I never got the impression that Willeford was a hick, but he grew up in Arkansas and from Cockfighter you get the impression that he must have been pretty well-steeped in hick-dom to write about it so convincingly...
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 4:40 pm
WIRED--John Belushi bio

aerosmith "toys in the attic" over and over and over again
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 4:45 pm
Reading this big book about robots which is cool.

listening to a lot of Homosexuals. the band, I'm not listening to a load of actual homosexuals.

Watching a programme about Jack the Ripper later!!!! Awesome!

Guy, our Steptoe (Sanford) and Son days are behind us thanks to borrowing a van and making 12 trips to the tip. Leeds is a good place to live at the moment. theres a ton of good bands appearing and a lot of fun stuff to do. Plus you can get work if you actually want it pretty easily. Size-wise, its slightly larger than Milwaukee. (thats the only city I can compare it to size wise as I looked it up in a book).
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 5:06 pm
who directed cockfighter? i want to sat it was peckinpah, but am i just making a mistake and a joke at the same time.
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 5:23 pm
Aha, mystery solved, THAT Shaun!

Must check out Cockfighter, cos Willeford is a genius (and so is Warren Oates) ...
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 5:32 pm
I believe it was directed by Roger Corman...but I could easily be wrong. I think his studio made it at any rate.
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 5:32 pm
"Speed Tribes" about, among other things, juvenile deliquents in Japan

Schooley, you like Speed Tribes? That's on my list to read. I've got a fascination with the bosozoku boys subculture.
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 5:45 pm
Cockfighter was directed by Monte Hellman (of Two-Lane Blacktop fame)...fuckin' GREAT movie.
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 5:51 pm
i]Cockfighter was directed by Monte Hellman [/i]

I should've remembered that....
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 6:01 pm
Cockfighter was directed by Monte Hellman (of Two-Lane Blacktop fame)...

I just saw a couple of westerns he did with Jack Nicholson, The Shooting and Ride in the Whirlwind. Weird, slow westerns ... kind of like Two Lane Blacktop but not as good. They're worth checking out though. The ending of The Shooting is really bizarre.
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 6:43 pm
Reading The Longest Cocktail Party, which is some Playboy Press 70's Book written by a Beatles Hanger-On who worked at Apple Records in the late 60's

Listening to Is This Real? and Blood Visions a lot.

Watching Psych-Out and The Trip tonight on DVD!
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 6:57 pm
just watched thank you for smoking, proposition, constant gardner, brick, syriana, and capote in the last week. i guess i took last year off. made up for it.

proposition was amazing. good work, mr cave.
brick was good, too.

reading a bunch of wire mags & hardback chris ware acme library book that i picked up at tower for 70% off

listening to wild man fischer's rhino records (again), kazalok ep, boston chinks upcoming stuff, charlie haden & mingus lps, and gun club. love that mohammed jimmy mohammed cd, too!
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 7:17 pm
reading: moby dick
watching: venture brothers 1st season, once upon a time in the west
listening: neckbones, the lights are getting dim; teengenerate, get action; tard, blood visions
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 7:17 pm
Readin-This Band could Be Your Life

Listenin-Scientists, Circle Jerks, Real Kids, new KK&BBQ, Jay Reatard,

Saw: Borat Sat. night, and the Real Kids doc. last night
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 7:20 pm
Shit, Our band Could be Your Life
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 7:25 pm
Readin'-Woody Guthrie: A Life

Listenin- the Amazing James Brown, The Fabulous Little Richard

Watchin - Paths Of Glory
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 8:14 pm
read:77 the year of punk & new wave/a confederacy of dunces

watch:borat / nip tuck third season

listen: american death ray / coloured balls / music to spazz by
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 8:27 pm
readin': White Jazz (gettin' a bit to detailed and manic for me. I feel dumb reading it)

rekkidin': lotsa old (50's/ '60's) 45's. mostly sixteenes. she's been gettin' all the good shit lately.

Watcheroonie-in: Animal Cops. Skinny puppies make me sad.

Damn, what a depressing list.
Posted: Nov 21, 2006 8:28 pm
Readin: Kindness Revolution by Ed Horrell

Listenin: Canasta, Bright Eyes, Petticoat Petticoat, Bitter:Sweet

Watchin: Gilmore Girls Season 5

Saw: Casino Royale - very nice.
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 12:18 am
Howzat Real Kids doc?

Guess I'll be revisiting Altman now - will FFWD to the 'olive' scene in MASH tomorrow, cos it's SMART SHIT.

Saw Bond on Saturday nite, cos Nadia's a big fan, and I gotta say, they did a pretty good makeover, despite reservations about the new leading fella. He's good, old whatsisface, but is a bit too buff (like a walking testicle, actually) ...
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 12:58 am
I just saw a couple of westerns he did with Jack Nicholson, The Shooting and Ride in the Whirlwind. Weird, slow westerns ... kind of like Two Lane Blacktop but not as good. They're worth checking out though. The ending of The Shooting is really bizarre.

The Shooting RULES!!! One of my favorite westerns ever!!

readin': I haven't been able to start anything after finishing the Road. Still processing that one. I did buy some books recently, though: Orwell's Down + Out in Paris + London, The House That Trane Built: the Story of Impulse Records, and Mark Z. Danielewski's (House of Leaves) new book, Only Revolutions.

rekkidin': Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues... I can't believe I waited so long to pick this up. Unreal. It's like a musical art object- makes we wanna go out and buy the Albert Ayler one.

Watcheroonie-in: Catchin' up on MI-5/Spooks, saw the Proposition too. The Ed Norton Down in the Valley flick was pretty good, too.
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 4:12 am
Bookshit: The History of Torture. My god. So far the winner is this Dutch technique where they put rats in a kettle, tie it to your stomach, and then hold it to flames so the rats have to burrow through you. Fuck. Also, a bunch of art books I bought at the Strand. Naive art, James Ensor and Alfred Kubin. My boyz Ensor and Kubin rocked the 19th Century's hiz-ouse with some dope shit!

Recordshit: Those 2 Sun City Girls LPs on Majora, the SCG found a bunch of them and are selling them on their website. Also listening to the Sibylle Baier reissue (possibly the most depressing loner folk shit ever), The Fix and Numbskull reissues.

Movieshit: I just got the Documentary Channel, so whatever's on that wins. That and Equinox: http://www.criterionco.com/asp/release.asp?id=338
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 4:42 am | Edited by: jerryd
readin: "The Rise, Fall and Redemption of Brian Wilson"( I suggest that one to everybody) and "Exile on Main St."

rekkords: Reverend Vince Anderson- Blackout Sessions, Roky Erickson Anthology, The Subsonics- Follow me down, and The Mono Men- Gypsy Woman

watchin- about to watch PumpkinHead II- Blood Wings
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 4:44 am
which sun city girls lps?

where's the fuckin' torch of the mystics?

daniel mannix's history of torture? oh yeah. i been peeping at hollywood babylon again... amazing.
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 5:56 am
Readin'-'Air Conditioned Nightmare' by Henry Miller
Watchin'-Catching up on the episodes of 'My Name is Earl' which I dvr'd but haven't seen yet.
Listenin'-Waylon Jennings, Wooden Shjips, the Goodnight Loving album (still a bunch of times each day)
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 6:17 am
areadin'... T.Capote Complete Short Stories
alistenin'... Are You Ready For the Country, Waylon Jennings
awatchin'... Cinncinnati Kid, McQueen, K.Malden, Eddie G. Robinson, Tuesday Weld and Anne Mararet
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 6:32 am
love that mohammed jimmy mohammed cd, too!

he is amazing live too! swings like james brown, only blind and cripple...

where's the fuckin' torch of the mystics?

sold my copy of torch of the mystics last year on ebay - i hate the the SCG's alternative exotism or whatever you call it...
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 6:53 am
Reading: I'm attempting to finally get through Love in the Time of Cholera after like my tenth try. It's good, but at the same time way over descriptive over the most mundane things. I want to scream "get to the point".

Watching: I decided to watch Lost so I knocked out 2 and a half seasons in about a week. The first season is awesome but after about the middle of season 2 I think the writters ideas began to run out.

Listening: Flakes-Back to School.

Damn everything is old and has already been talked about to death. I'll get something new next week.
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 6:54 am
books: "Blues Harp" Glover

Music: "Burnt Weenie Sandwich" The Mothers
"BBC Sessions '64-77" The Kinks

Flicks: "Bad Day At Black Rock" Tracy, Ryan, Lee, Ernie, Walter etc.
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 7:34 am
Bad Day At Black Rock

Posted: Nov 22, 2006 7:56 am
liked the desert shots and that "special" train that begins and ends the film
nothing like a hot flozzy in a jeep to make you wanna stay at home..

Sounds: Disraeli Gears - Cream
Widow Maker - Jimmy Martin (king of bluegrass)
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 8:22 am | Edited by: eric o
alternative exotism or whatever you call it...

amazing records.
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 9:03 am
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 9:11 am
Reading : "the Garden Party" by Gyorgy Konrad (highly recommended)

Listening : Suicidal Tendencies (s/t), Throggs (that double six song, wow!), Alex Konadu ("one man thousand" live in london, cold chills), Live Fast Die, DC Snipers ("note to self"), Harlan T Bobo.

TV : fuck no
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 9:18 am
in fact, i started to loathe the sun city girls after i bought a couple of sublime frequencies cd's and realised that these guys are only in it for the weird exotism - take the "i love syria 2cd" for example : snippets of amazing songs, disrespectfully cut in the middle & assembled like an ugly mish-mash...

Posted: Nov 22, 2006 1:23 pm
Readin' - some "greatest world architecture" book.
Listenin' - Figures of Light, The Silver, Q65, Blacks & Whites, Billy Bao.
Watchin' - Marquette pummel Dook!
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 2:43 pm
Readin'-sadly(or not)still reading the stack of 'high times' promos left at my crib months back. Can't quite find a book that sticks right now.

Rekkidin'-Highway 61 on repeat. that crazy cat power. TheBirthdayParty-Junkyard. APHEX TWIN-CHOSEN LORDS.

Watcheronnie-in'-fell into a goddamn ben stiller hole on the USA network this weekend. philip seymore hoffman's charachter in 'Along Came Polly'(gasp)-talk about oscar worthy.
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 2:56 pm
readin: crypt bftg an teenage shutdown liner notes an the norton catalog

listenin: figures of light, alarm clocks lp, do the ostrich, bftg vol. 6, lyres, sonics-boom

watchin: seen that brain wislon doc the other night. boogie nights dvd
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 3:21 pm
daniel mannix's history of torture

i don't think so, there was an art book that came out years ago that went with a musuem show, possibly in amsterdamn(?) it sounds more like that i may still have a copy, used to always use it for pics for flyers
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 3:41 pm
Reading: Not too much. Picked up Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man" at the thrift store the other day that'll keep me company during holiday travel.

Listening: McKinley James - Tuskegee Boogie 45; Rev. Charlie Jackson - killer live recording of "What a Time" (if I play it once I have to play it at least 3 times in a row); Kenneth Terroade - Love Rejoice LP; St. Louis Melody Airs - Never Turn Back 45; Blind Blake.

Watching: http://www.youtube.com/group/therealblues
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 3:42 pm
readin': I haven't been able to start anything after finishing the Road.
yea! that was a crazy book. i read when i was sick over two days and it was raining and it was quite depressing.

reading- shame of the nation, kozol; brief encounters with che guevara, fountain (short stories)

watched last nite- a love song for bobby long

listening to lately- beatles sgt pepper on the record player and river city tanlines in the truck
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 4:01 pm
reading - race and the enlightenment, text for class, no time to read others right now
watching - the tigers dosolve in front of me(well that was last night)
listening - lots of x-mas songs i have to learn for shows in dec, run run roudolph, some beach boys(lil' st nick?), i'm getting nothing for christmas, etc...
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 4:50 pm
readin: isaac asimov's science fiction treasury
listenin: throbbing gristle throbbing gristle throbbing gristle
watchin: dont watch much tv but that video of the girl that shits in the hot tub is crackin me up hardcore
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 5:15 pm
in fact, i started to loathe the sun city girls after i bought a couple of sublime frequencies cd's and realised that these guys are only in it for the weird exotism - take the "i love syria 2cd" for example : snippets of amazing songs, disrespectfully cut in the middle & assembled like an ugly mish-mash...

I think you're not giving the Bishop brothers enough credit here. These guys have been travelling all over the world for the past 20 years or so, recording and filming musicians. I think they care as much or more about keeping this music alive and out of the hands of the cheesy "world music" crowd as they do about their experimental esoteric stuff.

Listen to some of Richard Bishop's recent solo stuff. I'm not into flashy guitar playing but he's doing a cool job of incorporating all these sounds into his music. I shot this little bit of video on my crappy still camera a couple months ago ...

Reading: Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and their Journey

Listening: Curtis Mayfield, Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Home Blitz 7"s

Watching: Coal Miner's Daughter (saw it last night for the 1st time - now I need some Loretta Lynn records), Curse of the Golden Flower (saw a screening of the new Zhang Yimou - cinematography and action is killer, story kind of drags), The Prestige (ugh, horrible movie - most retarded plot turn I've ever seen, but I still think he's a good director)
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 8:11 pm
readin:moby dick
watchin:gates of heaven
listenin: destruction unit, piranhas
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 8:12 pm
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 9:50 pm
I've been to the torture museum in Amsterdam - that shit was bananas

Posted: Nov 22, 2006 10:04 pm
Reading: Goner Board
Listening: Connie Francis, JayTard
Watching: Mythbusters
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 10:31 pm
R: Marvel's "Civil War" mini-series...haven't gotten into superhero funnybooks in ages, but this shit is GREAT.
L: Ichiban Party demos (myspace.com/ichibanparty)
W: The Office (US), soon to be watching a screener copy of "Happy Feet". Dancing fucking penguins, baby.
Posted: Nov 22, 2006 10:32 pm
Cockfighter was directed by Monte Hellman (of Two-Lane Blacktop fame)...fuckin' GREAT movie.

weird, I just watched this three nights ago, and yes, it was fuckin' GREAT! Warren Oates is so cool, you don't even notice he hardly speaks at all.

I am down with anything Harry Dean Stanton is in, though. Maybe people would take me more seriously if I started putting Dean in between my first & last names.
Posted: Nov 23, 2006 1:39 am
really into THE DRONES record 'gala mill' and got a pre-release copy of the new MICHEAL YONKERS with THE BLIND SHAKE.

finished CARNIVALE and thought the ending was appropriate. finished the story that was going on and left it open enough for conjecture. going to start watching BIG LOVE.

haven't found any templar/freemason/face on mars/stonehenge books that have grabbed my interest as of late.
Posted: Nov 23, 2006 5:45 am
Listen: Skip James"Devil Got My Woman" cd on Vanguard
Reading: Campbell's soup can
Watchin: Campbell's soup can
Posted: Nov 23, 2006 5:55 am
Reading: Earlier, "How Does A Dinosaur Say Good Night?"
Listening: The Dictators - "Who Will Save Rock & Roll?" This is, hands down, the dumbest 7" purchase I've made all year. It's like an angry Brian Adams screaming "Somebody recognize my relevance!" I put on the new Kazalok LP. I feel better.
Watching: Probably "Little Big Man" later, to celebrate the holiday and go to sleep to.
Posted: Nov 23, 2006 9:17 am
Jack, have you got their "I Am Right" 45 yet? That's like Archie Bunker fronting The Yardbirds, very retarded, and absolootely hilarious! Met Handsome Dick the other year, when he was with the MC3, and he was just like Butch the cartoon bulldog - within two secs, he was showing me pics of Manitoba Jnr, inna "that's ma boy" manner. Of course, the babby was wearing a Dictators beanie in the pics!
Posted: Nov 23, 2006 9:42 am
Reading: Earlier, "How Does A Dinosaur Say Good Night?"

And? How does he???
Posted: Nov 23, 2006 1:14 pm
Reading : L'Oevre au noir - Margerite Yourcenar (the dilemma between knowledge and power.)
Listening: Guilty Connector (screetchin' electronic noise - Merzbow/Masonna-like. Nails on a blackboard, remember ?!)
Watching : L'enfant - I tried to enjoy "L'enfant" (Dardennes brothers), but I was interrupted twice. LEAVE ME ALONE, will you !!!!!
Posted: Nov 23, 2006 3:26 pm
the dictators rule!!!
Posted: Nov 23, 2006 4:44 pm
For once, I agrees with Dirk! Happy genocidal holidays, Goners! Eat some turkey and kill an injun!
Posted: Nov 23, 2006 5:01 pm
that's like the tenth time you've said for once you agree w/ me. an for your limey info, thanksgivin is a holiday to commemorate when my ancestors ecscaped from religious persecution in your country to live peacfeully w/ the native americans. it wasn't until later when a bunch of these other losers' ancestors came over that all the bloodshed started. america rules!!!
Posted: Nov 23, 2006 5:26 pm
Dirk, you're so right! America DOES rule, apart from in Iraq (snigger) ...
Posted: Nov 23, 2006 9:39 pm
white man started killin before they even had the boat docked.....for real
then they nearly starve cuz you cant eat money. then they killed some redskins and took their food until more ships with supplies shoed up. fuck thanskgiving and fuck columbus day. america still rules though, the underground is the only place to be!
Posted: Nov 23, 2006 9:51 pm
"Speed Tribes" about, among other things, juvenile deliquents in Japan

read that a few years back for a class. really interesting.

Casino Royale - very nice.

i liked it, but it dragged in a couple of the casino sequences. i'd rather not watch people play poker. but that's just me personally. if it wasn't so long, i probably would have enjoyed it better. that's not to say it's at all horrible though because other than that, it was good.

reading: michel foucault - madness and civilization (for a class)

listening: to my mom's 10, count them 10! dogs barking incessantly. crazings i tell you. crazings. musicwise, though, 13th floor elevators.

watching: i just recently have watched borat, casino royale, accepted, my life as a dog, strangers with candy, and the da vinci code, all within the past week. i liked my life as a dog and borat best. tonight? probably will find some dumb movie to watch in the theater. my family's dvd collection is rather lame. ho hum.
Posted: Nov 24, 2006 9:01 pm
The Dictators - "Who Will Save Rock & Roll?" This is, hands down, the dumbest 7" purchase I've made all year. It's like an angry Brian Adams screaming "Somebody recognize my relevance!"
Thank-you Dr. Stands. I think you just went back in time and interpreted my initial confusion/reaction to that record.

Reading - not sure what's next, maybe Richard Hell's "Godlike", unless I uncover my copy of Michael DeCapite's "Through The Windshield" which I've been wanting badly to re-read. Just finished George Singleton's "Novel". Anyone read Dan Fante's "Short Dog" ?

Listening - Miles Davis' Jack Johnson sessions. 5 discs. Wow.

Watching - not much. Last DVD I watched was either the extras on the William Eggleston documentary or Arch Hall Jr's "The Choppers" I've also developed an unhealthy obsession with "Malcolm in the Middle" reruns.
Posted: Nov 24, 2006 9:21 pm
fuck columbus day

the dictators rule!!!
Yeah, but that 7" sure does suck.

Reading: Earlier, "How Does A Dinosaur Say Good Night?"

And? How does he???

Good question.
Posted: Nov 24, 2006 11:31 pm
reading: tom robbins, "skinny legs and all," and just bought the new thomas pynchon ...

listening: lotsa rolling stones, right-wing talk radio and npr on account of tape player and ipod being broke ...

watching: "modern romance," season 3 of "the wire," wallace and gromit shorts ...
Posted: Nov 24, 2006 11:37 pm
readin' - Dune
listenin' - Harlan
watchin' - cheesy paranormal documentaries
Posted: Nov 24, 2006 11:52 pm
yeah, well the dictators ain't what they used to be. that's why the new norton rarities rec is gonna rule so hard. all old dics. did i ever tell ya about the time i seen handsome dick snortin lines offa the top of his checker cab in front of cbgb's when i was a kid??? (by the way, their first rec came out in 1975 a full year ahead of punk.) dictators forever forever dictators!!!
Posted: Nov 25, 2006 12:54 am
and actually my ancestors were hear before any of youse ancestors

listening fucked up hidden world lp

me likes
Posted: Nov 25, 2006 1:42 am | Edited by: jahna
readin' - A Venetian Affair: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century - Andrea di Robilant (fascinating)
listenin' - Blonder & Blonder - Muffs (Nostalgia Trip)
watchin' - Drop Dead Gorgeous (HILARIOUS!)
Posted: Nov 25, 2006 3:17 am
readin: let it blurt. book about lester bangs
listenin: trout mask replica everyday all the way through. blowing my mind to smithereens
watchin: a gories video on youtube
Posted: Nov 25, 2006 4:17 am
'member that flick where the Spanish ship gets shipwrecked on the coast of Florida. The King's accountatnt survives with the help of two shamen who teach him the ways and then he goes off his nut in the southwest and he becomes a wandering healer. The Conquistadors finally show up and the iron hand is brought down.
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