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: Thank you for jumping on this last-minute Zoom meeting. As you’re all well aware, this has been a …

: It’s the end of the web as we know it. The end of wading through unhelpful results to get …

: Excited to have acquired a first printing of The Dark Forest Anthology of the Internet, written by …

: It feels like American society is getting ever more polarized. Conspiracies, especially among …

: Matt Haughey moved his site from WordPress to Ghost. I started doing the same a few months back, but …

: Rest In Power 😔

: I love Seth’s notion of niching up. It connects nicely to another great (and much longer) read …

: Looking forward to a cup of spite at Latte Larry’s this weekend.

: Matt made a clock called Poem/1 and it’s really lovely. He’s funding it over on the ole …

: I’ve been a long-time IFTTT user and have been on their “forever” grandfathered …

: Om doesn’t like Spotify anymore. I’m so sick of Daniel moaning and groaning about Apple. …

: This is kinda fun, but is this it?

: Day One launching shared journals for up to 30 people seems really cool. I need to think more about …

: My 11yo daughter begged (yes, really) me for “a Stanley”. It was maybe the first time …

: I had to read Yancey’s latest post a couple of times just to take it all in. It’s a good …

: I had all but forgotten about Ello until I read Andy’s post about its quiet death. A bummer on …

: I love it when people share links to The Red Hand Files with me. A friend sent me this one this …

: R.I.P. Pitchfork. End of an era. Bring on the next one.

: Craig Kaplan posted some nice tiny code today on the elephant site.

: From today’s post on Seth Godin’s blog.

: Is nothing sacred? I am so sick of everything being a sequel, but it’s even more disappointing …

: Achievement unlocked?

: I highlighted so much of Coming of Age At The Dawn of The Social Internet. I’m a little older than …

: I tried Artifact a few times. I liked the idea more than not liking it, but the worst part about the …

: It’s no secret that I’ve seen Ferris Bueller’s Day Off way more than any other …

: Thoughts and prayers.

: Adam Savage’s video about his favorite things of 2023 was great. His child-like enthusiasm is …

: Feels like the end of an era. Fitbit co-founders James Park and Eric Friedman are out at Google. As …

: I bought my Light Phone II in 2019 and I’ve used it periodically, but never as my daily driver for …

: Love the new Apple Vision Pro ad.

: I was such a huge fan of Clear when it originally came out out. Now there’s a new version. I’m …

: Parents, please do not do this.

: Last week Ethan Mollick posted a synthesized video of himself on Twitter created with HeyGen. It …

: I’m not sure how I feel about “analog design” as a thing. Is it a response to …

: Remember that whole thing about hearing loss, hearing aids and dementia? Turns out, it’s not true.

: The future is slowly coming into focus.

: I appreciate and admire the work Casey is doing to try and get Substack to change their policy. He …

: Awesome to see Tony with a byline in the New York Times about pour-over coffee, which I read while …

: I cannot imagine ever going back to a physical keyboard on my phone, but Clicks is pretty nice …

: I’ve been reading, re-reading and sharing Milan Cvitkovic’s list of things you’re …

: New Stanford preprint on AI using images to accurately guess location. Presumably, even if an image …

: Nalin is building a new kind of password manager. Definitely going to keep an eye on this project.

: I hate so very much how YouTube’s algorithm works. If I watch a single video on a particular …

: I love how Maggie articulates what I believe is the future of the web, or at least a component of …

: Not sure how I missed Spiro World by Time Warp, but discovered it through Yancey’s reflection …

: I really appreciated Mark’s reflective take on the AI shift. Inaccuracies in language models …

: Happy New Year!

:

: From The Internet Is About To Get Weird Again by Anil Dash.

: I love the idea of building a world, not an audience. I just discovered Kening Zhu via Rachel Kwon.

: My love affair with Beeper was intense and short. It has ended. Deleted my account. The Apple …

: The other night I was particularly cranky about WordPress.com’s annoying prompts to upgrade on top …

: Mike Maskick has a great post on Substack doubling-down on hosting Nazis.

: Curious who has migrated from WordPress to Micro.blog with thousands of posts. I’d like to do it, …

: Source: Against Lists by Elena Gorfinkel via S/FJ

: Talk paper scissors, anyone?

: I have the always wonderful Dense Discovery to thank for introducing me to the weird art of Tim …

: I love Seth’s idea of personal process notation. I’ve been doing more of this sort of thing lately.

: I’m on a flight with my family reading research on the intelligence of birds, as one does. My …

: Sad, but it will live on! Long live Usenet.

: My friend Ian shared this gem of an album from 1977 today and I’ve been listening ever since. As …

: Flighty is one of my very favorite apps. It’s exceptionally well-designed and extremely useful. They …

: Just came across French artist, David Vanadia and absolutely love what he’s doing.

: Earlier today Apple’s classic Think Different commercial popped up in my feeds, but this was …

: I’ve really been enjoying Faith, Hope and Carnage by Nick Cave and Sean O’Hagan. …

: This Jazz Quartet LEGO set is amazing!

: In Kim Gordon’s book, Girl in a Band, she says “People pay to see others believe in …

: My kids really fuck up my algorithms on music and video services. I hate it.

: This was some truly fascinating research.

: Inspired by @joshua’s post on his defaults, here are some of mine. 📨 Mail Client - Mimestream …

: 150 is a neat idea. I’d really love to see a novel approach to social networks like this be …

: The day has finally arrived. Mailchimp is shutting down Tinyletter, a company they acquired in 2011 …

: There’s only one book filled with ads that I would probably ever purchase. Classified: Local …

: I’m not used to seeing Polly Harvey sing. Her recent Tiny Desk Concert is beautiful. I …

: I am really looking forward to the Die Antwoord documentary.

: Great hike with the cousins in NY this afternoon.

: Happy Thanksgiving from William S. Burroughs.

: Just printed out a handful of Austin Kleon’s gratitude zines to bring with me to Thanksgiving …

: There are a few gift guides that I always look forward to. Hint: Wirecutter et al ain’t it. …

: Last night, before going to bed, I migrated all of my notes from the various notetaking apps I’ve …

: I continue to find Thread Reader indispensable for reading Twitter Threads. It allows me to save …

: This design Q & A with Charles Eames is so good. I especially love how short his answers are.

: Love him or hate him, Marc Rebillet is kind of undeniable.

: Charlie Holtz’s life is now being narrated by David Attenborough.

: Has any section of the I-10 been closed like what is happening right now? It’s closed from …

: I love the idea of a “space-out competition”!

: Really great Om interview with Imran Chaudhri from Humane.

: Amazing! Figure on Led Zeppelin IV cover identified as Victorian Wiltshire thatcher

: I am still trying to digest what I saw in the ai pin video from Humane, but I was totally and …

: Laura brought a guava home from the office. The thing literally smelled up our entire house. …

: This woman’s account of homeschool conferences was not an easy read. I have more to say on …

: There are a few blogs (remember those?) that I read every day. Seth Godin’s blog is one of …

: Antidepressants of Tolkien?

: I unfortunately sliced my hand open with a box cutter today. It slipped as I was breaking down a …

: Kids got their COVID and flu vaccines today. No tears. No issues getting them, but man is the flue …

: Watched Teen Wolf with the kids tonight. We’ve been on an 80s movie kick for a while. Not a great …

: Absolutely chill-inducing and emotional to watch. My god, The Beatles mean so much.

: Vaxxed to the max 💉💉 Decided to get Novavax after getting the mRNA vaccine previously. Thanks to …

: Being a technical layperson has advantages in life and certainly in work, assuming you work in a …

: Paris is lovely. That is all.

: Novavax has finally been authorized in the U.S. 💥

: I misspell ‘occasion’ more than any other word. Nothing even comes close. I wish …

: Songtradr acquiring Bandcamp is terrible news. I guess the only thing we can hope for is that Ethan …

: Come to find, hardware is hard. $500 million down the tubes. The Peloton deal is commendable, but I …

: AI hardware is coming.

: I took Ozzie to soccer practice as I typically do every week. There are bleachers behind one of the …

: Trying to a new charging location and just like nearly every non-Tesla charging area, almost all of …

: Today is apparently a day for learning new words. I was reading about the loss of dark skies and how …

: TIL the word ‘jejune’, which I had never heard before. It’s an adjective meaning …

: Finally feeling like I’m on the mend today.

: Every year I look forward to the day that Scott Hansen (a.k.a. Tycho) releases his Burning Man …

: Want to enjoy music more? Stop streaming it.

: I don’t have COVID, but I’m sick and feel absolutely awful. I have a sore thorat for …

: From Seth’s post, “Just looking”.

: This incredible photo of the Andromeda galaxy was the winning photo in this year’s astronomy …

: Looking forward to watching Skate Dreams with the kids for an upcoming family movie night. …

: From “Tricked (Again)” by Seth Godin

: More than you ever wanted to know about the titanium used in Apple’s new phones.

: Every time I draft a post (or toot or tweet or..) where I’m going to hate on something, I usually …

: 🚨 Keep your browsers up to date. There is a pretty bad exploit out there.

: Looking forward to being part of the Lonely Writers Club with Austin and everyone else. Timing is …

: I recently read about Postmarks, which is an effort to create a simple federated bookmarking …

: Swipewipe looks really great and solves a big problem, but I am soooooooooo sick of subscriptions. …

: I had to turn off cross-posting from Mastodon. The lack of hyperlinking was too bothersome. I will …

: Sad to see that The Dream Weaver, Gary Wright has died. Even more sad to see that he had …

: It’s Garbage Day. h/t @iancr

: Molly Holzschlag has left us. She also left a dent. What a legend, literally and figuratively.

: Russell over at Sweet P Productions has released Cookie 7. Highly recommend his apps overall. Zero …

: I will not buy a $95 box cutter. I will not buy a $95 box cutter. I will not buy a $95 box cutter.

: I'm not sure why everyone is getting so excited about having their driver’s licenses on their …

: The world needs more Spencer Sheehan’s. Not all heroes wear capes.

: Advice needed. My daughter is getting more serious about piano and I need to get a keyboard with …

: Good read from Sean on social media.

: I have read this post by Caitoz a few times and highlighted the heck out of it.

: Things on the internet can be forever, but you can’t assume someone else will keep them going, …

: I really wish when you subscribed to newspapers and magazines they gave you a private RSS URL to use …

: This is the future of services and it will also change how companies build.

: Somehow we have fleas again 🤬. This is the second time in two years. We don’t have animals in the …

: Finally found some pads the kid would wear. I lost count of how many we tried, but good ole Smith …

: The first thing that came to mind when I saw that a tick bite could make people allergic to red meat …

: I really hate seeing naked URLs in my microblog posts that come over from Mastodon. 🤔

: Great analysis on vaccines (I am pro) and public health policy. …

: What happened to Wirecutter? was a good read. Feels like it could have been longer tho. …

: Been going to bed so late lately, which means I’m not getting enough sleep. Gotta get back on track. …

: Every time I read something great on a Substack newsletter, which is often these days, I get more …

: It’s really coming down now on the west side of LA! #cawx #hurricanehilary

: Counting down here on the west side of LA. #hurricanehilary

: Earthquake too?! Are you fucking kidding me?!

: Seems like maybe the worst of it is largely over? Looks like gusty winds will come later tonight. …

: Rain is finally picking up a bit on the west side of LA. Still no wind tho. #hurricanehilary

: The humidity is insane in LA, but not much rain and wind so far. #hurricanehilary

: I had to replace my precious Chemex a couple years ago and noticed it was visibly different from the …

: Steady rain on the west side of Los Angeles. #hurricanehilary

: New DJ Shadow is SO good. https://song.link/s/0Q9R4VjA7LedOAoUBvT2fV

: Today is Rodney Mullen's birthday. There is no one like him. He has had such a profound impact …

: I love Brian Eno’s framing of genius versus what he calls “scenius”. What a lovely …

: It seems likee when I use a product or service of any kind there comes a point where things just …

: Feels like PKM is still such a nerdy rabbit hole, but it seems to be crossing over into mainstream …

: These were really solid cameras back in the early aughts. Found it in mint condition in a drawer. …

: I have always loved Steve Albini, mostly for his music, but also because he's always struck me …

: Just before we were leaving for camp this morning, the boy accidentally knocked his loose tooth out. …

: I had a wisdom tooth removed under general anesthesia on Monday. I have no idea if it’s …

: Finally got around to reconfiguring micro.blog after consolidating everything on bradbarrish.com and …

: What is the easiest way to start migrating an extensive iPhoto library to pixelfed?

: I don't know what the heck is going on, but since 7:30 this morning I have been getting repeated …

: Going through my Midjourney creations. Here are a few you can use as mobile wallpapers.

: Man, this post by @beep really nails it. Such a great articulation of all the feelings I’ve been …

: Somehow part of my wisdom tooth broke off last night, so you can imagine my distress when reading …

: Just saw Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem with the boy. We both loved it. Animation was …

: Now that I am really truly all-in on WordPress for writing online, what does everyone use to publish …

: My 8yo son has been playing ZZ Top nonstop since I played him one song. I may not be great at every …

: Cannot wait to read @pluralistic’s new book. Instant back. …

: I’m speechless. Paul Reubens. 😔 Fuck cancer.

: Also, my beard is getting long.

: Just got home after several hours of driving from Pine Valley, UT after staying at the gorgeous Pine …

: I can't recall where I read about it, but I've been playing with @quichebrowser by @nckh and …

: bird site content I've been using Thread Reader for a long-ass time to save great threads on the …

: I still can’t decide if I like Retro or not. Leaning toward not.

: Nope. From: @jentrification https://mastodon.social/@jentrification/110782881741041923

: This is an amazing opportunity! From: @Kingjen https://techpolicy.social/@Kingjen/110770240281225249

: That thing where the indicator on iOS Messages says I have two unread messages, but I cannot for the …

: Started the migration from self-hosted WordPress sites to a single domain managed by WordPress.com. …

: Bird Site Really interesting thread and paper on happiness strategies courtesy of Marginal …

: I would really like to use #obsidian but I cannot get past the fact that tags cannot contain spaces. …

: We went to an alpaca farm today. They are so adorable and OMG ARE THEY SOFT.

: I’ve settled on @IceCubesApp as my Mastodon client. I’ve been using a few for a while now, but find …

: Derek Sivers is a treasure.

: I’m sad to hear of Kevin Mitnick’s passing, and from the same disease that took my father’s life at …

: No idea who DOMi & JD BECK are, but this completely blew my mind. https://youtu.be/oL_LLeMcbfc

: I really have NO idea where to post anything anymore. Need to address that.

: Finished Silo, which I loved. So wonderful seeing the books come to life. I thought it was so well …

: @fmeyer curious what platform / stack you use for your site. I like it a lot.

: This is such a great example of how looking at incentives can often reveal solutions to problems, …

: Sincere question. Why would someone pay $20/month for ChatGPT when you could pay $20/month for Poe, …

: Anyone want to pool some money to purchase a 10% stake in Zeppelin's music? …

: Awesome to see the research happening here. https://mstdn.social/@erictopol/110690400643876769

: We woke up early to beat the heat and see some birds. We saw a young bald eagle, many ospreys along …

: Carmakers don’t need ‘EV divisions,’ the whole company should go electric now Reminds me of when New …

: @jules congrats on your Matrix post making HN. Also love the minimal simplicity of your blog. Keep …

: Pick up The Manual of Design Fiction before it's gone. Highly recommended. …

: Speaking of discoveries, I was going through drawers and cabinets in my childhood home and unearthed …

: What an amazing discovery! …

: End of an era. Moog was bought by inMusic. https://ra.co/news/79174

: Ongoing list of subreddits migrating to Lemmy. https://redditmigration.com/

: Just before the pandemic, I was picked to be on a jury. The trial lasted a month. Met some cool …

: Finally started watching Silo this weekend and it’s really fantastic.

: Really wish I could get all of my friends and family using Signal. I am so fucking sick of the iOS - …

: I think it's cool that the Polestar 4 doesn't have a rear window. I never really look out of my rear …

: If you are in Los Angeles, I highly recommend seeing the Basquiat exhibit. It was awesome. Even the …

: Very cool to see Ben Cox created a userspace USB driver for the Logitech QuickCam Express. Takes me …

: Really lookin forward to reading this over and over.

: @help been trying to log in for the last hour and am not receiving the verification email. Tried …

: Finally got around to listening to the This American Life episode with @caseynewton and thought it …

: Of course our washing machine broke and the control board is no longer being made so we have to buy …

: Sure, you can read about it …

: For those following along, the dog was found by a farmer, who contacted my friend. What a …

: Anyone have a Bluesky invite for me?

: Longshot request: A close friend lost her dog in a rural area af Moorpark, just outside of …

: It’s still 4/20 on the west coast. Jus sayin.

: Aisis album is amazing! https://youtu.be/whB21dr2Hlc

: I was 10 years old in 1984. On April 1 of that year Marvin Gaye was shot by his own father. I …

: We made it out to the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve today! Wasn’t as dramtic as ive seen …

: 🎵 A chiptune arrangement of Neutral Milk Hotel’s “In The Aeroplane Over The Sea” …

: I’m really having a tough time after reading Deep Adaptation: A Map for Navigating Climate …

: This is absolutely bonkers. My jaw hit the ground several times. 🔗 How a black man ‘outsmarted’ a …

: Micro.blog friends, I’m going to Seattle next week for work. I will have some non-work time. …

: Ozzie has his first ever bowl of Apple Jacks. We went to a birthday party the day before and instead …

: TFW you panic because it’s a few minutes past the hour and you swear you’re late for a …

: The Tim Hecker show was amazing last night, as expected. Kara-Lis Coverdale and the Konoyo Ensemble …

: Headed to see Tim Hecker and the Kinoyo Ensemble with Kara-Lis Coverdale opening. Expectations are …

: I do not understand people that want, or especially need, a product like Tile in their life.

: 🔗 The Soothing Promise of Our Own Artisanal Internet

: The New York Times wants to hear your stories about losing your privacy in the digital age. …

: Horse hair was found in our sofa. That is all.

: CMV: After weeks of deliberation and analysis paralysis, I settled on Google Wifi, especially with …

: Kirsten Lewis is one of my favorite people at Sonos. I feel so fortunate to be at the same company …

: Me and the wife took the afternoon off to see wonderful contemporary art the Broad Museum, held …

: Gotta give credit where credit is due. Microsoft Outlook for iOS and Android is really great. Using …

: I’m done trying todo list apps. Done. No more.

: I keep reading doom-and-gloom articles about the collapse of nature. Leave it to Tyler Cowen to calm …

: This is seriously the best chocolate I’ve ever had. Glad I bought a 4-pack!

: TIL “Voices Carry” by ‘Til Tuesday, written by Aimee Mann, was about her relationship with Al …

: I have a deep appreciation for restaurants that put carpet or some other soft material on the …

: Flight attendant comes over to my row and says, “Mr. Barrish?” I think to myself, ‘why yes, I will …

: Last night in Boston. Keeping my cold at bay.

: Just finished recording the first episode of Departed at the PRX Podcast Garage In Boston. …

: I got another Outcome Unknown newsletter out. Can’t wait to see how many people unsubscribe …

: A co-worker snapped this. He calls it “Between Two Sensavaria” 🤪

: Over the last couple weeks of 2018 that I had away from work and, to some degree, parenting I …

: Just ordered something on a web site with Apple Pay integration. That’s some magic!

: Kashmir Hill is doing a really great series for Gizmodo called Goodbye Big Five. She spent six weeks …

: The Pixel 3 camera really never disappoints.

: As good as I could get with the neighbor’s telescope. Happy Super Blood Wolf Moon!

: I had been using Apple Mail and Gmail for iOS for a long time. I consolidated on Outlook for iOS and …

: Our sweet Cassidy turned 6 today. She got to be boss of the family. She had chocolate ice cream for …

: The first music magazine (really a fan zine) I fell in love with was Maximum Rocknroll. They …

: 🔗 I’m sure a lot of you have probably already seen this, but Motherboard has a great article …

: 📽️ Nice to see that Gary Hustwit’s latest film,“Rams”, a film about Dieter Rams, …

: 🔗 From Rolf Degen via Twitter, picture taking diminished the enjoyment of and engagement in highly …

: My god, I hate the new WordPress interface so very much. I cannot even believe they pushed this. Why …

: Deleted my 23andMe data (after downloading everything, of course). Slowly cleaning things up and …

: Really excited about a podcast project that’s been brewing for a few months. It has a name. I …

: 🔗 The WELL’s State of The World 2019 is always a good read. If you know The WELL, you’re old (like …

: Way Home in Carbondale, CO gets a 👍 for carrying large bottles of Topo Chico.

: Look both ways.

: Today, then tomorrow, then back home. Soaking up every minute.

: Happy New Year from Colorado. 🎉🥶

: Peace on Earth! Hello from Snowmass.

: 🎵 I put together a playlist of songs I enjoyed in 2018. You can listen on Spotify or Apple Music. I …

: To all who celebrate, a merry Christmas to you. I hope everyone is enjoying some time with family …

: 🔗 We Should Replace Facebook With Personal Websites

: I am really conflicted about keeping my Instagram account. I have the account deletion page open in …

: 🔗 StopDataMining.me is the central source for consumers to learn what kinds of information data …

: As someone who has had packages and mail stolen from their porch, I got tremendous joy from watching …

: Just started the import of thousands of posts from Wordpress to Micro.blog. 🤞

: My brother and his new baby. Glad I brought the good camera.

: I’m visiting family in Kansas City. We were on our way to take the kids to Science City and we were …

: TFW you bring your good camera on a trip and realize you lost your lightning SD card reader.

: If you’ve been considering getting started with a Sonos system, adding to an existing one or …

: Super bummed that my GR-1 arrived defective. Huckberry is taking care of it and I let GORUCK know …

: In preparation for the transfer to the new GORUCK GR-1, here are the contents of my bag.

: Working on a few year-end lists. Just saw the NY Times top 10 books list and was proud to have read …

: Shadows

: 🔗 For you Nirvana fans, The Ringer posted an oral history of the Unplugged show. It’s a fun …

: 📖 I was able to nearly finish -An Unkindness of Magicians by Kat Howard over the last week …

: The title to Rands' most recent post is, Traveling with Me is a Nightmare, but I’m not sure …

: A Thanksgiving prayer, by William S. Burroughs

: I’ve been using Twitter (passively) a lot lately because of the fires. There’s really nothing else …

: The bad air is coming back, just in time for the weekend. 😫😷

: I just told Laura I was sad Spike Lee died. She was in utter shock. I didn’t understand why she was …

: The air is so bad, I’m actually considering taking the kids and leaving LA for a while. Not exactly …

: Winds must have shifted. Neighborhood is enveloped in smoke. You can smell and feel it. Horrible. So …

: Gonna be tough to focus today. It’s a really important day. Some are saying perhaps one of the …

: Daylight Saving was clearly not invented by someone with kids. It should be abolished.

: 🔗 This is incredible. Just… Wow. My Life Cleanse: One Month Inside L.A.’s Cult of …

: 🔗 How Hip-Hop Learned to Pose for the Camera

: This is a really thick book. Can’t wait to read every page. I did get the audiobook as well, so I’ll …

: I entered the stairwell of the WeWork in Century City, CA after my appointment to get a second …

: 🔗 NASA x Vans! I’m going to buy everything.

: 🔗 Stallman interviewed in the New Left Review.

: I picked up a Pixel 3. Such a nice device. There’s a lot to like about Android. Google Assistant is …

: 🔗 Today I have come across not one, but two articles on lavender. The Long History of Sniffing …

: TFW your browser crashes and for some reason your many tabs don’t come back. No idea what I …

: 🎵 [The Curse Of …

: 🔗 I’m no architect, but this amazing list of 250 things an architect should know is so great. …

: Vote With Me is a really great app. If you’re in the US, download it, give it access to your …

: There are so many times I have been at a loss for how to deal with the world the current …

: 🎵 The New American Songbook. Apparently, these are the hits of the past 25 years that we’ll be …

: 🔗 Climate change and the 75% problem

: How the Finnish survive without small talk My kinda people.

: 🎵 A good friend asked me for some album recommendations for winding down or even going to sleep. …

: Bruce Schneier gave a good talk at Google this month based on his new book “Click Here to Kill …

: About the only thing that can cheer me up as I sit in my hotel room in Boston nursing a cold and a …

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: A rare LA thunderstorm ⛈ Ozzie’s and Cassidy’s first thunderstorm ever.

: Just gave money to support Moira Donegan’s legal fees and expenses. We owe her a debt of gratitude.

: 🔗 As if this year wasn’t bad enough… LaCroix faces lawsuit for allegedly including …

: TFW you panic because you forgot your AirPods only to realize they are in the coin pocket of your …

: On my weekly trip to Santa Barbara I spent nearly the entire time listening The Peter Attia Drive …

: 🔗 It’s October and you know what that means…

: 🔗 I really enjoyed reading the Library of Congress digital strategy, but I’m a little weird …

: 🔗 Visualizing Photos Taken ‘On This Day’ in Previous Years with Shortcuts Really awesome. Shortcuts …

: 🔗 Recommendations startup Likewise emerges from Bill Gates’ private office, letting friends track …

: 🎵 New Sharon Van Etten song, ‘Comeback Kid’!

: For this week’s Micro Monday @Mtt is the person to follow. I only just discovered his work …

: 🔗 Cat Power Is Doing Just Fine, Thanks This made me happy.

: I really don’t like that I can’t see my replies. Someone posted about some app that …

: 🔗 A good resource for Google alternatives (not just search). I continue to have mixed feeings about …

: When my wife is out and I’m tucking the kids in myself we always sing songs together. They’ve been …

: 🔗 Solid was created by the inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Its mission is to …

: Kids rushed me when I arrived home and said they captured a huge moth. Indeed they had. Here’s a …

: About to leave to go get an MRI on my shoulder. Last time, it did not go well so I’m super …

: Why is when I open a can of La Croix does it go flat SO fast?

: On my weekly commute to Santa Barbara, I take a slight detour off the freeway to drive through the …

: Got an iPhone XS Max today and I’m not sure I like it as much as my X in terms of size. Screen is …

: 🎵 There was a challenge posed to me today to assemble a playlist of only 20 songs that truly …

: Finally had my shoulder looked at. Nothing shows on the x-ray, but doctor suspects something will on …

: 🎵 Really looking forward to the new Tim Hecker album, ‘Konoyo’.

: Well, that’s that.

: I can’t decide on the XS or XS Max. I had a 7 Plus, have been using an X for the last year, …

: 🔗 Certianly one of the grestest albums ever. The Secret History of Outkast’s …

: Regardless of how you feel about Kanye, I thought this was a good place to post this.

: 🔗 I wrote something up about leaving Evernote. Let me know what you think and if you have questions. …

: I migrated tens of thousands of notes from Evernote and deleted my account. Something I have been …

: 🔗 I’ve been reading everything I can get my hands on about China’s surveillance …

: The wife just called TV On The Radio TV On The Radiohead. We both had a good laugh.

: 🔗 Really been enjoying the Stoner podcast. Whether you’re a stoner or just curious about weed …

: 🔗 Empathy over ego. We can do better. Consider, even just for a moment, that you have absolutely no …

: 🔗 Shocker. New research shows that, post net neutrality, internet providers are slowing down your …

: 🔗 Should we stop listening to podcasts? Maybe some people should, but I don’t think it’s …

: Even though I’m pretty comfortable with the new Shortcuts app for iOS 12, I purchased the …

: I was reminded of this amazing quote by Warren Ellis by @ayjay. I’m an edge case. I want an …

: A few days later, I still cannot believe the names Apple has adopted for the new iPhones. It’s …

: 🔗 Firefox is really working hard to stop cross-domain tracking. It’s one of the many reasons I …

: 🔗 Google’s music recognition technology is pretty awesome.

: 🔗 Are audiobooks the same as reading from a comprehension standpoint? TL;DR For pleasure, pretty …

: I’ve been involved with Techstars Music as a mentor since the beginning and am looking forward …

: 🔗 Your Public Library Is Where It’s At

: 🔗 My friend Jeff is finally shipping his book project, Stories for Ways and Means. Its a 350-page …

: 🔗 In 1988 I was 14.

: My dad would have been 73 today if pancreatic cancer didn’t take him when he was 62. He was my …

: One of the main reasons I went with Feedbin (over Feedly, especially), was the committment to its …

: Pretty big difference between Apple’s tracking (just my iPhone in my pocket) vs my Garmin fēnix 5 on …

: Yesterday my friend Chris and I tried to pack a bunch of things I’m in our final hours in Portland. …

: I like working on a large screen, but don’t like having so many apps open as one is inclined …

: No surprise that I’m finding it tough to get back into the swing of work after having spent …

: Caught in the setup at the Portland Japanese Garden. So glad we made the effort on our last day in …

: Added some art to me from Manee Friday at Scapegoat Tattoo in Portland.

: Really enjoying Portland. Such a good city. The XOXO conference has been absolutely incredible.

: Just got to Portland for XOXO. Gonna be an awesome several days. Very much looking forward to the …

: Not bad. I can honestly say a lot of the Instagram usage has been research this week. Heading to …

: If you live in LA, do yourself a favor and make a reservation at Hippo in Highland Park.

: If you’re going to post photos on the internet, prioritize you’re own photo blog over …

: TFW you’re in a hurry to get your kid to school only to realize you went off without your work bag …

: 🔗 Ignore sunk costs

: The hike club got together early in Saturday for a 2.5 mile hike in Temescal Canyon. Totally …

: I’ve had really bad back problems over the last week. Since I’ve been training over the last few …

: Just got the Sunlit update. Woohoo!

: 🎵 Some great Sunday music from Joseph Spence, who I read about recently in the New Yorker, in case …

: 🔗 How to save a grid of photos to Day One to remember your day

: 🔗 I haven’t seen anyone mention it on my feed, but figured some folks might think RSSHub is …

: If you think Twitter is bad, spend some time on Nextdoor. I’m ashamed I started our neighborhood and …

: 🔗 So fascinating that there’s a cohort of Generation Z who are just not using social media. I …

: I cannot, for the life of me, remember (or find in my mentions) a conversation about an app or …

: I’m in deep browser tab debt. I need to just have a rule that when things get this out of …

: 🔗 Guess Goodwill isn’t all good. I hate reading stuff like this, but I’m glad I did.

: 🎵 Some other great stuff I’m looking forward to spending some time with today… Interpol …

: 🎵 New White Denim this week. So good to hear new music from these guys. Everything I hoped it would …

: There are two kinds of people in the world - those who continually try to improve themselves and …

: 🔗 If you’re trying to get off social media, I present Brizzly. Type what you’d like to …

: 🎵 Really enjoying Four Tet’s Live at Funkhaus Berlin, 10th May 2018 that just came out today.

: Today is still Micro Monday on the west coast. There are some really great photographers on …

: Cassidy’s first day of Kindergarten. There were lots of hugs and feelings, mostly from the parents. …

: 🎵 New EP from Steven Rutter and John Shima called Step Into The Light

: 🔗 For all the parents out there, Wirecutter has some advice on when to switch car seats that’s …

: 🔗 Sean Bonner has stopped using Twitter. I too am still left with a hole. Micro.blog doesn’t …

: For the past few nights my sleep has not been good. I can tell you anecdotally and my Garmin proves …

: 🔗 Brad Feld deleted his Facebook account. 👏

: 🔗 I can’t remember where I found this, but anyone testing Shortcuts on iOS should know about …

: 🔗 How to use 1Password as a digital will

: Lots of talk about revealing followers. I’ll throw my vote against it. We have all been …

: Took me 44 years, but I finally got a document apostilled. Stoked to check THAT off my bucket list. …

: 🔗 Brad Feld on the persistance of RSS

: Ozzie’s first day back at school, only this time without his big sister Cassidy, who will be …

: 🔗 🎵 Delayed Trane: John Coltrane’s Lost Album

: 🔗 Cool read on Sonos' Chief Product Officer in WIRED this morning. Working at Sonos has been the …

: 🔗 Let’s All Go Back To Tumblr

: 🔗 “We’re like family here” = “We expect to be the top priority in your life”

: On the days I drive to Santa Barbara for work, I get to the office between 7 and 7:30 which is so …

: It’s Micro Monday and I’m using this one to shine a light on @grayareas for the photos, …

: I don’t work from the Hollywood spot often, but I sure to love the views. Does it look 100 degrees? …

: 🔗 Bring the Artful Noise: Looking Back 30 Years at Public Enemy “It Takes a Nation of Millions to …

: Does anyone cross post to Mastodon? Why / why not?

: 🔗 Great interview with Brian Eno. Fun fact - I fall asleep to 🎵 Ambient 1: Music for Airports every …

: I’m done. Not deleting my account, but not participating anymore.

: My mom…

: 🎵 Qualm by Helena Hauff is blowing my mind right now.

: If anyone knows of friends looking for a new gig in the Boston area, I’m hiring a couple of …

: I love and hate Twitter. I can’t quit. I’ve unfollowed nearly everyone and it still …

: 🎵 New Aphex Twin!

: One of the coolest music videos I’ve ever seen. Great song too! Tulipa Ruiz - TU

: I really want to get a gaming console again. Last one I had was 10 years ago (PS3). Considering a …

: I watched Ready Player One last night. The book is one of my favorites. I had no expectations and …

: 🔗 Tsundoku is the art of buying books and never reading them, but what do you call it when you add …

: Ozzie was pretty stoked to see his sister graduate as well. I know he’s going to miss being with her …

: Cassidy graduates preschool today. I can’t believe how fast time goes when you become a parent. I’m …

: How was your night?

: I can’t use Things 3. Just can’t. It’s nice, but not for me. Going back to Todoist. At least I …

: I got my first web cam since my Connectix QuickCam in 1995.

: There is good in the world.

: 🔗 In the last week I’ve run across (and read) two articles connected by the topic of …

: 🔗 Here Comes The Sunscreen (via Kottke). Added to my laundry list of things I do not enjoy about …

: Got some new stickers in the mail 😛

: 🔗 How a Holocaust Survivor Became ‘Death Metal Grandma’

: 🔗 [How I export, analyze, and resurface my Kindle highlights](How I export, analyze, and resurface …

: 🎵 My insanely talented friend, Alessandro Cortini, released a new SONOIO album today. Gonna be …

: Thanks to @craigmcclellan’s Tools of Choice I spent the evening migrating from Todoist to …

: 📖 I recently finished John Perry Barlow’s wild ride of a book Mother American Night: My Life …

: 🔗 The latest Recode Decode with Matt Mullenweg was great. Recommended listen.

: I’ve talked to a few people here and elsewhere abot how I use Evernote. I even wrote something …

: 🔗 Man, the trailer for Mid90s gave me all the feels. Wow. I don’t get excited about films or …

: Jason Lee is a good skater and actor, but he’s an exceptional photographer. I had been …

: I really enjoy The Outline a lot. Their design is so great too. They really stand out in the pool of …

: 🔗 How to beat LinkedIn: The Game - A strategy guide for using a semi-pointless social network in all …

: Hilarious Reddit thread for the parents out there.

: Hand Foot and Mouth Disease, pinworms and lice are all parenting rights of passage. I’m now 2 …

: Also, quick update on my quest to move my Google Photos from Gmail to G Suite is still in process. …

: I had been considering staying with Feed Wrangler for my RSS needs since Google Reader went away, …

: Kottke took a roadtrip and boy did he take some nice photos. Having the time, space and resources to …

: 🔗 Instapaper is going independent. Fingers crossed.

: 🔗 What’s happening? Who cares. Meet JOMO, FOMO’s benevolent younger cousin.

: If you know you know

: 🎵 Just got turned on to Patrick Ewing’s Warm Focus playlist by Nathan Edwards. So good!

: You know what I do on a Friday night for fun? I go through literally hundreds of open browser tabs …

: Is this the beginning of the end for Instagram? I do not use Facebook, but I do use Instagram and …

: Curious about what @agiletortoise uses in place of Drafts on macOS, because IT’S KILLING ME …

: I’m also trying to consolidate services as much as I possibly can. For example, I pay for …

: Feels like I mess around so much with trying to get my online life dialed in just right. Tonight I …

: Why I'm Using Wordpress Again I haven’t touched my personal site in a long time. Since I’ve had such a thing over the …

: It’s unwise and futile to try to shove iPhone interfaces and paradigms into the Apple Watch. …

: Testies

: The February 2010 Monthly Mix I decided to start posting a little something with each of the mixes. Who knows if I’ll …

: The Top 25 Albums Of 2008 Flying Lotus - Los Angeles Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes Sigur Ros - Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum …

: I Buy My Music At Amazon And Amoeba I suppose this is somewhat of an endorsement, but there’s much more to why I shop at Amazon …

: Copywrong Our archaic copyright laws need an overhaul. If you don’t know what Creative Commons is, this …

: Today would have been your 63rd When I woke up this morning, I forgot for a moment what day it was. And then I didn’t forget …

: Today would have been your 63rd When I woke up this morning, I forgot for a moment what day it was. And then I didn’t forget …

: Waiting For Chinese Democracy Over the weekend I slapped up a quick site to help Laura sell some of her awesome shirts. They got …

: Why Mac Consulting Helps Me At My Real Job I’ve been doing Mac consulting in one form or another for nearly 12 years now. When I’m …

: Being down For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved to wallow. I kinda like rolling around in my own …

: Being down For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved to wallow. I kinda like rolling around in my own …

: Byrne and Eno Two of the greatest musical minds finally come together again. It’s been about 30 years since …

: My 15-Minute Meeting with Danny Goldberg I was reading the Fashion Rocks magazine insert that came with the latest issue of Wired. In it …

: Another pair of sneaks Thanks to Daily Drop for pointing me to these sweet “Un-Futura” Nike SB Dunk Highs. Picked …

: Exercising without the gym I’ve always had trouble motivating myself to exercise. I know it’s good for me. I know …

: Everest hit the West Coast The good men of Everest will be hitting the road, covering the west coast, beginning later this …

: Some current favorite albums I think about my music listening habits all the time. The music sometimes reflects my mood and …

: Randy Pausch has died There was an amazing video that someone passed along to me. It obviously hit a nerve and was very …

: Randy Pausch has died There was an amazing video that someone passed along to me. It obviously hit a nerve and was very …

: It's been a while This site has been neglected for almost a year now. So much has happened and I think about my dad …

: It's been a while This site has been neglected for almost a year now. So much has happened and I think about my dad …

: It's been a week It’s exciting being at a startup again. It’s even more exciting being involved with the …

: 1 Year Later As the sun comes up in the morning, it will be the 1-year anniversary of my dad’s death. I …

: Obama Is My Man Next Tuesday, I will be casting my vote for Barack Obama. Over the course of the campaign season …

: Dream Skate A friend of a friend made this gorgeous and strangely(?) inspirational video.

: Another new pair of sneaks I ordered a pair of Nike Dunk High Pro SB Bruts, but the order somehow got cancelled because they …

: A Day On Today is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the U.S. Some of us have the day off from work, but …

: How To Make A Perfect Digital Mixtape In 5 Steps I’ve been keeping a monthly music journal for over 10 years now. Many of my friends get my …

: Top 25 Albums of 2007 There were a lot of great albums released this year, many of which didn’t make the Top 25. …

: Top 25 Albums of 2007 There were a lot of great albums released this year, many of which didn’t make the Top 25. …

: Fired I just fired a guy because a 12-day job hit the 10.5 week mark. Where the hell do you find …

: How I choose a good pen I am a snob about many things, not the least of which is my writing instrument of choice. I’m …

: Happy Birthday, Dad Dear Dad, This is the first year I’m not able to call you and tell you happy birthday, but I …

: Happy Birthday, Dad Dear Dad, This is the first year I’m not able to call you and tell you happy birthday, but I …

: Patrick howls Many of you have met Patrick. If you haven’t, you’re missing out. He’s the most …

: Practicing my moves

: The Heima Trailer Gorgeousness.

: You gotta see this post secret video Postsecret Uploaded by PostSecret

: Genius mixtape concept Suck UK will be selling this. You now know what I’ll be sending out for the year-end mix. (via …

: I will not be voting for Rudy If you know me, you probably could have guessed that I will definitely not be voting for Rudy. If …

: We’ve lost another good one - R.I.P. Tony Wilson A week after dad passed away, I learned that Tony Wilson had kidney cancer. He died of a heart …

: Apple treats their customers right If you look around online, there’s no shortage of horror stories about people having problems …

: kanYe and Zach and Will The funniest video I’ve seen in a while. Related: Zach is interviewed in The FADER about the …

: Lead Over the last week I’ve received a lot of advice on leadership and it’s something to …

: Don’t you wish all movies started with this?

: Today It’s old news now, but the day of the steam pipe explosion in NYC was a traumatic and scary …

: I’m not so good at math I’m not known for my strong math skills, but I can do simple addition. Bush’s new …

: Prison thriller This has got to be one of the weirdest things I’ve ever seen and I can’t stop watching …

: Audrey get stalked by the Ecorazzi Audrey and I were at Giants Stadium for Live Earth and she was working the press and celebs like …

: A little press While I was in Chicago last month for the Mandy Moore show, we had a couple of reporters there doing …

: Live Earth in photos I’m in the process of going through over 400 photos and writing a wrap-up, but until then …

: Live Earth: The Arrival It’s pissing out. Thunder, lightning… The whole shebang. Good thing it let up for a bit …

: If Audrey and I were Simpsons characters It would probably look something like this.

: Nerds I loved Revenge Of The Nerd. Orson Welles narrates the trailer (thanks Rex)

: Control Room immaturity at its finest I filmed a short video while we were editing a show in Chicago earlier this month. When I played the …

: Happy birthday Audrey Created with Paul's flickrSLiDR.

: Can't make it to Live Earth? Check out parties going on around you. The online stuff that Live Earth is doing is incredible. I …

: Can't make it to Live Earth? Check out parties going on around you. The online stuff that Live Earth is doing is incredible. I …

: Another chapter. Another verse. I just finished reading a big stack of letters that people wrote to dad when he was sick and shortly …

: Another chapter. Another verse. I just finished reading a big stack of letters that people wrote to dad when he was sick and shortly …

: Get the latest issue of Rolling Stone It has a whole thing about Live Earth in it. You cancheck out the feature online as well.

: Still not smiling? This is disturbing on some level, but it had me in tears I was laughing so hard.

: What I’ve done to help with global warming I’ve always been conscious of the impact my daily habits have on the Earth. I grew up in a …

: What I've done to help with global warming I’ve always been conscious of the impact my daily habits have on the Earth. I grew up in a …

: Going to Live Earth I finally got word today that I will be in New Jersey for the US Live Earth concert. While …

: Can you say 12 steps? Here’s a graph illustrating my reading habits. It’s a little misleading because I …

: Need a laugh? I’ve watched this 73 times now.

: Out loud, in the car I was driving alone last night, coming home from dinner with some friends and I was thinking of you, …

: Out loud, in the car I was driving alone last night, coming home from dinner with some friends and I was thinking of you, …

: Nightmares I rarely have nightmares. I don’t actually remember the last one I had, but last night I had …

: Nightmares I rarely have nightmares. I don’t actually remember the last one I had, but last night I had …

: Time Warner Cable Sucks and You're Their Beta Tester I only have one choice for local cable. I could go with DIRECTV, but I feel like it’s going to …

: So much has happened So much has happened since I wrote last. Things ave been busy as I’ve been getting back into …

: So much has happened So much has happened since I wrote last. Things ave been busy as I’ve been getting back into …

: The container As some of you know, Audrey (my girl) and Oona (her mum) are in the middle of constructing a mixed …

: A Review of DJ Shadow's Endtroducing... (33 1/3) I’m at my parents' house this weekend and I brought Eliot Wilder’s 33 1/3 book on DJ …

: Action for Everyone The first internship I had was with the ACLU. Of course dad had everything to do with that, as he …

: Action for Everyone The first internship I had was with the ACLU. Of course dad had everything to do with that, as he …

: 5 Steps to a flawless Mac system update You can find something more complicated on MacFixIt, but I almost never have system problems with my …

: The body I was having a conversation with someone today. They also lost a parent to pancreatic cancer. We …

: The body I was having a conversation with someone today. They also lost a parent to pancreatic cancer. We …

: Comments off I have to turn the comments off. The amount of comments spam that I’m having to deal with is …

: Apocalypse Now I’ve come home to find Apocalypse now on TV a few times in the last week. It’s one of my …

: Apocalypse Now I’ve come home to find Apocalypse now on TV a few times in the last week. It’s one of my …

: Webmail or Desktop Email? WIRED has an interview with Scott MacGregor, Thunderbird’s lead engineer, about webmail vs …

: More Live Earth announcements We made some more announcements today about the US and UK shows. Check out liveearth.org for all of …

: Del.icio.us Cancer While dad was dying, I frequesntly looked for other people that had a “pancreatic” tag …

: Del.icio.us Cancer While dad was dying, I frequesntly looked for other people that had a “pancreatic” tag …

: Things I’d like to do before I die I was inspired by watching the trailer for The Buried Life, so I figured I would start compiling a …

: Things I'd like to do before I die I was inspired by watching the trailer for The Buried Life, so I figured I would start compiling a …

: Life happens I’ve been thinking about dad a lot lately and I’ve been sad. Life has been moving fast, …

: Life happens I’ve been thinking about dad a lot lately and I’ve been sad. Life has been moving fast, …

: Albert Ellis Institute blirb The Albert Ellis Institute has a memorial blirb up on their web site. Dad was a Supervisor and …

: The story of how things break I was talking to a friend of mine on Friday afternoon. She was talking about how she was cursed and …

: On the plane There’s a plane flying right next to us. It’s far enough to not freak me out (for now). …

: On the plane There’s a plane flying right next to us. It’s far enough to not freak me out (for now). …

: Beware of Emo Old people are dumb.

: KC Star feature The Kansas City Star ran a feature on dad in Saturday’s paper. You can read it online.

: He gave me music There was talk about playing music at the funeral. He was really into Snoop Dogg, which cracked me …

: He gave me music There was talk about playing music at the funeral. He was really into Snoop Dogg, which cracked me …

: LCD woes A while back my 23" Apple Cinema Display started acting funny and I thought I was going to have …

: Ride the Bandwagon I cannot wait for Bandwagon to launch. 500+GB of music all online. It’s gonna cost me to …

: Another close call While I typing the last post, I kept thinking about the conversation that Brother and I had with …

: Another close call While I typing the last post, I kept thinking about the conversation that Brother and I had with …

: Emotional constipation Mom called and said that she, Brother and Sister had all talked to the reporter already. Apparently …

: Emotional constipation Mom called and said that she, Brother and Sister had all talked to the reporter already. Apparently …

: Missing inaction I went to bed without setting an alarm last night, even though I knew I had to get up. I had an …

: Missing inaction I went to bed without setting an alarm last night, even though I knew I had to get up. I had an …

: S.O.S. / Live Earth announced Some of you may know that I work for a company called Control Room. This morning our CEO, Kevin …

: Wheelhouse Pickles Dad’s best friend’s son has his own pickle company that’s absolutely fascinating. …

: Privacy It’s safe here. No one knows this is where I’m keeping my thoughts. The first go at this …

: Privacy It’s safe here. No one knows this is where I’m keeping my thoughts. The first go at this …

: No tears I spoke to someone else this evening. Her mom passed away from the same disease and she was having a …

: No tears I spoke to someone else this evening. Her mom passed away from the same disease and she was having a …

: Dad's eulogy This is what I read at my dad’s funeral this morning. It was one of the most difficult things …

: Dad's eulogy This is what I read at my dad’s funeral this morning. It was one of the most difficult things …

: Dad on adversity My dad and I shared a love of public speaking. Last Father’s Day dad gave a talk on adversity …

: Obituary Irving Jay Barrish, Ph.D. Overland Park, Kansas passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on …

: Kurt Cover I have no idea what makes this edition so special, but it’s a really nice cover for one of the …

: Jeff and Jeff I saw Koga for the first time in ages today and then read an amazing article on Han. Weird and cool.

: Ditching the Jack for the Berry I couldn't take it anymore. While the BlackJack is nice to look at and the 3G stuff is kinda neat, I …

: What A Dick I’m sure John Stewart will have something to say about this on Tuesday, but let me direct your …

: Make Your Own Banksy Print Banksy is making some pieces available for download that you can freely print on nice paper or …

: Thoughts On the iPhone In case you were under a rock all day, Apple announced the highly anticipated iPhone. Every time …

: In Search of Emptiness I just got finished reading Paul Theroux’s editorial in the NY Times. He talks about how …

: My First I got to work this morning and started the new year off in an awesome way. I received my first …

: Top 10 Live Shows of 2006 (In no particular order) Radiohead @ Greek Theatre - I’ll let my previous review speak for how …

: 2007 Predictions (Please STFU) As 2006 comes to pass there are a lot of predictions that are floating around about what will happen …

: Arlo Will Rock You I’m speechless. [via a.whole]

: Phenomenal Menomena I did a show with Nada Surf last year and had a really nice experience with the fine folks at …

: Google Google Google I was talking to Michael earlier today and urged him to give gmail a try. His reaction was something …

: Gadget Envy I’ve not only had the same Blackberry for well over a year, I’ve had the same RAZR for …

: Happy Thanksgiving [youtube]C7Z_08o108E[/youtube] Without checking, I’m pretty sure I point people to …

: Free Art For Your Phone I’m a huge fan of Start Mobile and have spent quite a few dollars on their awesome mobile …

: eFax Sucks I’ve been an eFax customer for a number of years and I’m sick and tired of them raising …

: The Week In Concerts Monday I saw Modest Mouse at The Wiltern, which I wasn't terribly excited about. I've never been a …

: Flock Messed Up My del.icio.us Bookmarks Ok, this is killing me. I installed Flock to take it for a spin and configured the integrated …

: Trying To Be A Lefty I’m having a lot of pain in my right wrist because I spent a lot of time in front of a …

: The Results Are In I had a conversation with my dad on Tuesday night. We were both saying how it would be so nice if …

: About Some Questions: Answers from Michael Azerrad After seeing Kurt Cobain About A Son, I congratulated Michael and let him know I was going to be …

: A Mix For November I’m not going to bore you with how long this one took. Actually, yes I will. It took me a long …

: About A Film: A Review of Kurt Cobain About A Son I emailed Michael Azerrad on August 23 of this year. It was the day I found out Kurt Cobain About A …

: Vote Next Week One week from today are the mid-term elections and they’re important. If you don’t know …

: Joel On The Gum My good friend Joel appears on Stereogum today. The new Earlimart is coming. From the songs …

: Thom on The Big Ask Check out an interview with Thom Yorke on why he has joined up with The Big Ask. [via Chris] …

: No Containing The Thermals The Thermals were setting up and soundchecking and lead singer Hutch Harris decided it was time. And …

: iStill Like Mog From the makers of Garageband.com comes iLike, a new music-centric social networking site. I …

: A Quick Bridge School Benefit Review I just got in my car and drove. Saturday morning, I was up early. The first solo road trip since… …

: Going To The Bridge School Benefit This Weekend I’ll be taking off for a quick jaunt up to Mountain View for the annual Bridge School Benefit. …

: Tangerine is a Peach Potion Factory released a beta of their Tangerine application yesterday. It analyzes the BPM and …

: Angels From Austin Last night’s Black Angels show was one of the best shows I’ve seen in a long time. …

: 2 New Technologies for Music Fanatics Being a music fanatic has some drawbacks. The main one is that there are a ton of bands that I love, …

: Just Ordered a Koobnik for the MacBook I have a really nice skin for my iPod to protect it, and I just ordered a cool Koobnik for my black …

: Is This Really Beatboxing? Mad editing skillz. [youtube]o9698TqtY4A[/youtube]

: Lily Allen Has A Lot To Learn If you attended the show in LA (or any of the other cities on her promo tour), you’ll know …

: For The Spiders This is just a test post for my Technorati Profile

: Quentin vs. Robert If you haven’t seen the trailer for Grind House, you must. [youtube]bUuuBe4Glmk[/youtube]

: Apple vs. Microsoft Daniel Eran writes a good article on why Microsoft can’t compete with iTunes. I was listening …

: Lebowski Phonetics As much as I try to use the NATO phonetic alphabet when I’m spelling my name or street name or …

: Product Red A bunch of companies came out with some neat stuff today as part of product RED. My favorite item, …

: Without Humans There was an article in the New Scientist today that I finally got around to reading. It talks about …

: I Love Steven More Than Star Wars I do like Star Wars though. A while back Steven Colbert challenged all the nerds out there to take …

: Best Pitchfork Review Ever? Joel was, um…kind enough to send me Pitchfork’s review of the new Jet album. I …

: It Worked! If you are reading this, it means DNS has propagated and you’re looking at the new and …

: About The name whatevernevermind was inspired by Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” …

: I'm Now A Fonero I signed up to be a beta tester of the FON community. It essentially involves paying a minimal fee …

: The Music Photo Archives All of those photos that I used to have on Jeans And A T-Shirt are slowly being uploaded to my …

: 1st and Hope The Malloys and Brian Lotti have a new skate film coming out called 1st and Hope. The trailer is …

: Open and Closed At The Same Time Dearest Lazyweb: I have a fair amount of experience with networking, but I have a problem for which …

: e4b Review I don’t remember where I read about e4b, but I impulsively purchased one of their sampler …

: Email problems If you don’t get excited about MX records, DNS propagation or technical explanations you might …

: Stop The Fear Already! Raed Jarrar was asked to remove a t-shirt that contained the phrase “we will not be …

: More on Terrorism There are a few reasons that I dwell on the topic of terrorism, but the top reason is that I have …

: Terrorism Ze said it best, but isn’t everything more impactful and impressive when you get a bunch of …

: Rising Son If you live in LA (or OC), head down to Huntington Beach tonight to Quicksilver HQ - 15202 Graham …

: On Vox: A Mixtape for July Graham Coxon's new album is more of the same, and that's fine by me. His solo work just rocks. He …

: On Vox: Trying This Out I've been trying out a couple of interesting new blogging sites in the past few weeks and now it's …

: Gore Movie Is Accurate It will come as no surprise that "An Inconvenient Truth" gets five stars for accuracy from …

: Wrapping Up The Futureheads and French Kicks Network LIVE captured Vagrant Records/Startime International recording artists The Futureheads with …

: sXe Partnership For A Drug-Free America thinks being straight edge is cool and will encourage teens not …

: Defacing Wolfmother Someone has defaced Wolfmother's video for "White Unicorn." How dare they! I saw …

: Can You Hear Me Now? This is so dumb... Have you heard the new ringtone kids are using? Apparently adults aren't supposed …

: What's in Chris' gadget bag? I'm definitely an admirer of Chris Anderson and I love finding out what people like Chris carry …

: Who Blogs? Well, maybe not all of them, but Pete just started to again.

: My Digital IQ Mine was 178. What's yours?

: Surprise: Tattoos Are Popular A new study being released Monday on the American Academy of Dermatology web site will suggest that …

: EFF vs. MPAA Read as John Perry Barlow leaves Dan Glickman in the dust. You're 55 years old and these kids are 17 …

: Sunday Bloody Sunday As performed by George Bush.

: YouTube - THE JUGGERNAUT BITCH I'm Juggernot Bitch! It gets a little tedious. 9 minutes is a little long. You pretty much get the …

: Amnesty International Ad Campaign Wow, that's some ad campaign!

: Humans Not From Monkeys I try not to talk much about work-related stuff here, so you'll have to excuse me if I make fun of a …

: The June 2006 Mixtape I can't remember where I heard +/- for the first time, but it was recently and I'm in love with this …

: Lose Your Religion I don't read AlterNet very often. I used to read it much more, but it started getting a little to …

: Colbert Commences Apparently Colbert gave a fine commencement speech. I'm looking for the audio now. Perhaps …

: Geneva Shmeneva What the hell is going on in our country?! The Pentagon has decided to omit from new detainee …

: Cheap MP3s In case you missed it, Russia has lax copyright laws that allow allofMP3.com to exist. As you can …

: What Would Al Say To Bill? I would pay good money to see Al Gore debate Bill Gray.

: Thoughts On An Inconvenient Truth I saw An Inconvenient Truth this afternoon. It was a mature, and dare I say, balanced look at the …

: Color Photos of WWI I had no idea that color photos existed during WWI. Pretty incredible.

: Is It Live? When is live better than the original? goodhodgkins.com takes you through several songs where the …

: I Heart eMusic Ars Technica has a cool profile of eMusic up on their site. I'm a subscriber and emusic enthusiast. …

: YouTube - K-1 Ernesto Hoost - gaki no tsukai I have no idea what the hell this is or where it airs, but I want to see more. A small crowd …

: Vans Hosoi LTD SK8-Hi Skate Shoes - CLOTHING > Shoes > Skate Shoes I am so gonna buy some Hosoi Vans.

: Stewart vs. O'Reilly I have watched this video several times and sent it to everyone I know.

: The Myths and Realities of Ethanol Business Week has a great article on Ethanol, which apparently is partially to blame for the …

: WEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE WARNING: Extreme Geek Link - Best YouTube video I’ve seen in a while.

: Ray's So Crazy Ray LaMontagne covers Gnarls [MP3 link via Stereogum]

: Howl 50 years ago Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” was published. I read it for the first time …

: Boot Camp You've probably read everything about Apple's new Boot Camp technology. It's been generating more …

: Look At The Mini Guts Audrey got me a Mac Mini Intel Core Duo last weekend. No special occasion, she’s just sweet …

: Using Backpack Offline Your Backpack data can now be used offline with PackRat. AND it can sync with your online data. I …

: Online Offline

At the beginning of the year I made the decision that I would try and move as much of my life online …

: Nada Surfing Last night's show with Nada Surf, Rogue Wave and The King of France was awesome! We really couldn't …

: Sound Of Traffic If you’re into space music and all things sonically trippy, turn off the lights, turn up your …

: It May Just Fit Another trip to Ikea this weekend resulted in a bit of a change. I decided to go with the media …

: Kids Love This Demetri Martin is The Daily Show's newest addition and I love him already.

: Never Gonna Fit I decided to go to Ikea at the last minute to pick up some cheap shelves to display the CDs that …

: So Not The Grammys Today is the first day in weeks that I feel somewhat rested. The last few weeks everyone has been …

: New Songs and Albums for February Pay attention or this will all pass you by and you'll never catch up... Wolfmother is hands-down the …

: Ink for Jason My good friend Jason had a nice interview posted on PaidContent about heading up Cordless, Warner …

: You Are What You Read All kinds of inspirational things come to mind and fall right out because I never have enough time …

: KT, WIlly and Me [sic] So let me just start off by saying that Chicago is really cold. Seriously... REALLY cold. I arrived …

: Belmont And Clark I arrived to Chicago 10 minutes early, at 1:10am. There was lots of snow on the ground and it was …

: MLK

Tomorrow is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in America tomorrow. If you are in the Los Angeles area, I …

: Signed Led Zeppelin Artwork

If anyone is feeling particularly generous, I would like one of these. It would look quite nice in …

: Zoe Radio Man, I can only hope to raise a kid with such exceptional taste in music. [via Boing Boing]

: Beta Testing Newsvine I sign up for beta tests pretty often and sometimes I get chosen. Apparently, I’m one of the …

: I'm ResolvingDetermining Again I'm going to write more. There, I said it. I'll repeat it every day if I have to. I even started a …

: KJHK Still Rules

About 2 months before the holidays came around I got an email from a fellow KJHK alum (who now is …

: What Song To Use? Despite my working later than usual this week (so far), I'm already stressing about a radio show I'm …

: Fuck Christmas I'm not sure who wrote this, but they're brilliant. Such a firm grasp of English profanity too! At …

: Set Your Radio I'll be travelling back to Kansas at the end of the month. I'm super excited because on December 29, …

: Skin Deep Reading through the Washington Post this morning, I stumbled upon an article about how scientists …

: Reflecting on 2005 : Music One of the things I discussed with various people this year was the change I have noticed in how I …

: Happy Thanksgiving May you and your loved ones have a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

: Last Night In London The trip is coming to a close. It’s been amazing. I was reflecting upon the last year, and I …

: Demon Days Live I've been in Manchester since Monday. The company sent me to see Demon Days Live. I was explaining …

: From A Room In London Actually, I’m in our London office right now. How cool is that? London office. All kinds of …

: Arrival in London I landed in London a few hours ago and my head is spinning. I did what I was told and slept as best …

: It's Going To Get Harder Currently playing: Starsailor “In The Crossfire” from their new album, On The Inside. I …

: Don't Call It A Comeback Don't Call It A Comeback Currently playing: Silversun Pickups "Kissing Families" - It's …

: Home Improvement: Week 5 Summary Work and home stuff is taking up all of my time. I even forgot to snap photos throughotu some of the …

: Rockin The Net With No Warm Water We're in the new place now. We moved all weekend into our house that has no hot water, barely any …

: Home Improvement: Week 2 Summary

I'm at the apartment relaxing for the first time this weekend and just uploaded a bunch of new …

: From Record Store Employee To VP There was quite a bit of press surrounding the announcement of Network LIVE. One of the more …

: Network Live Has Launched The company was officially announced today. Now I don't have to be so elusive when people ask me …

: Elizabethtown Trailer Cameron Crowe’s new film now has a trailer. I can’t wait to see it!

: Home Improvement: Week 1 Summary

Audrey and I bought our first house in Venice, CA. We bought it with the intention to fix it up and …

: Pictures From London Candice sent over some pretty amazing photos that she took during rehearsals in Hyde Park.

: Live 8 Coverage: 1 Day To Go Our resident technical advisor, Christopher Levy is in Philadelphia for the Live 8 show. He snapped …

: Live 8 Coverage: 3 Days To Go I'll be watching on Saturday from the comfort of my own home. Even though we're not directly …

: Those In The Know Coolfer reprinted a scathing letter from Andy Gershon (head of V2 Records) to Leonard Beer (Editor …

: LIVE 8 See that little banner to your left (near the top of the page)? Click on it and read about the ONE …

: Yay, [The] Adam Brown I bookmark so much stuff, it always amazes me when I can't figure out how I came across something. I …

: Sneaking Up On Michael Miller I saw Michael Miller play at the Hotel Cafe on Wednesday evening. When I walked in, I saw michael …

: Nice Hair, Phil That is some nice hair, dude. I can't stop staring.

: Flippin' Dance! Learn to dance with Napoleon. I'm so practicing this weekend.

: Socially Networked I've been exploring social networking sites over the last month. Doing a little …

: This Is An EP I composed this post about the state of the online music stores and digital downloading. I was in …

: Only 1833 Days Left Owen sent me an IM to ask if I was going to his 31st surprise birthday party. Owen isn't 30 and …

: Music Data Thanks to Om for pointing me to Mobster. I'm always interested in programs that take pay attention …

: Flickr Pro Account Give-Away I have a flickr pro account to give away. I would prefer to give it to someone with an established …

: New Internet Adaptive Path is pretty much THE company when it comes to Information Architecture (IA). As I've …

: Places To Go, People To See It's easy to miss my del.icio.us bookmarks at the bottom right of the screen (scroll down all the …

: Making Things Happen It's always gratifying when you set goals or determiations and are able to reach them. Long before I …

: Digital Mu$ic Prices: Going Up? According to a Financial Times article labels are looking to raise the price of digital downloads. I …

: Picking Up Chicks I'm a taken man, but if I weren't I would likely hang this on my wall and read it like it was the …

: $20 Jeans (A Short Story)

We were having a conversation about the fact that the guy that Elizabeth had started dating a week …

: Muppets Over Time Shayna showed the way to a magnificent short film in honor of the late Jim Henson.

: Breakin' With as much rain as we've been getting, I seem to need a little extra sunshine these days. I can …

: NYT on Lawrence My good friend Missy (and fellow Kansan) sent me a cool write up about Lawrence, Kansas. What a town …

: When I Grow Up... When I'm sitting around thinking about the fact that I am never satisfied with what I am doing in …

: War Causes Terrorism Reading over some news, I came across a pretty fantastic quote from CIA Director, Porter Goss: …

: Gaga For Google I love Google. It really all comes down to that. If you haven't read about the buzz surrounding …

: Theoretical Fun marv on record shows you how to download 252 80-minute CD's worth of music from Napster (and keep …

: Happy Valentine's Day The web's favorite funny man (or at least mine) made a little movie for Valentine's Day. It will …

: Hosting Complexities This gets a bit confusing, so just read through the entire thing before throwing in your $.02. I …

: DNC Dean Howard Dean is good news for the democrats. This morning he was elected chairman of the DNC and this …

: Pazz & Jop 2004 The Pazz & Jop Critics Poll has finally been posted. And to think I was tired of reading …

: Mac Geekery: Security Last night I happened upon a well-written article on why and how to secure your email over a …

: Marine Layer A little over a week ago, I was at A's house getting some work done. Her living room overlooks the …

: Still More Gmail Invites Get this: I have 50 Gmail invotes to give away. I can't imagine there are 50 people that need them, …

: Remembering Auschwitz

Tomorrow marks the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the most notorious Nazi death …

: Flip The Switch Did you get the new Chemical Brothers album today? No? Well, then at least pick up the new bootleg.

: Stephen Colbert on Fresh Air Check out Terry Gross' interview with Daily Show news correspondent, Stephen Colbert.

: My First Weblog In going through the archives this afternoon, I found a screen grab of my first personal web site …

: Nostalgia The year was 1996(?) and I was sitting in my home office in Lawrence, Kansas. I had just finished …

: Bookmarks To The Right In case you hadn't noticed, I stopped the script the was posting my del.icio.us bookmarks every …

: My Brother, The Author My brother has been working on a book over the last year and it's finally hitting the shelves in the …

: California Love California is very fortunate to have such an amazing senator. When you read about all of the back …

: Visiting The Skaters Nearly two weeks with out sun light really sucks. At least I know I would never be able to live in …

: Over-Blogged Bands Coolfer vents about the most over-blogged bands of 2004. Some of it is pretty genius, like this bit …

: Abuse Is Like Cheerleading Everyone else is talking about this, or rather they are posting links with very few words. I mean, …

: Greg Dulli In The House Thanks to Largehearted Boy for bringing Uptown Lights to my attention.

: I Believe, But Can't Prove The Edge asked some of the greatest minds of our time, "What do you believe is true even though …

: Grand Creation[ism] All of the questions I had as a kid about how the Grand Canyon was formed has been shattered. I'm so …

: Happy New Year May you all have a happy, healthy, safe and peaceful new year. May we all be a little more …

: Letter to CNN I was so disgusted by a CNN.com story that I wrote an email to Honkybitch, who then suggested I …

: Rating The Charities Benjamin Rosenbaum posted a nice table listing the top charities with ratings by watchdog …

: 40 Beatles Songs In 1 THE Beatles mashup to end all Beatles mashups. I am totally flipping out over this song.

: Words And Actions You know, I've been wondering where our president has been while all of the news is unfolding about …

: Indian Ocean Earthquake I've been watching the news since I saw the story break online. In case you've been living under a …

: Table Candle Happy birthday, Corina.

: Gmail Accounts Available If you don't have a Gmail account yet and you want one, just post a little something in the comments …

: Venice Skate Park I was walking back home from the bank and decided to take the long way home and see what was …

: Pitchfork Tops Those indier-than-thou kids at Pitchfork have posted their top 50 albums, singles and reissues of …

: Happy Holidays And A Peaceful New Year I just wanted to wish everyone happy holidays and a peaceful new year. As a little gift to you, I am …

: More On BitTorrent Susan Mernit was kind enough to post an excellent article written by Mark Pesce that explains …

: Meet The Beastles I haven't listened to it yet, but someone has gone and done a mash-up of the Beatles and The Beastie …

: Working In Hollywood For as long as I have lived in Los Angeles, I don't think I have ever seen the Hollywood sign as …

: PJ Harvey Done? NME is reporting that PJ Harvey is calling it quits. What gives? Just cuz Uh Huh Her sucked, doesn't …

: Murder + Internet = Stupid If you're looking to get away with murder, you may not want to email your victim. [via Boing Boing]

: Patrick Photo Shoot Patrick and I spent some quality time together today for a special photo shoot. His mum wanted some …

: Holiday Road I received an email this morning from the Matt Pond PA mailing list letting me know they covered …

: Making Smarter People Smarter In today's L.A. Times there's an interesting article on mind-enhancing drugs. No, not the illicit …

: Request For Temporary Server Space This is probably going to be a long shot, but is there anyone out there with some server space and …

: A Little Change If you actually visit the site (as opposed to reading posts via RSS), you'll notice that I updated …

: BitTorrent: An Explanation BitTorrent has been in the news quite a bit in the last week. The Register has a good article …

: I Want A Cool Header See that title thingie at the top of the page? It's boring. Yeah, I realize the site isn't fancy …

: The Year In Albums

This was the first year in quite a few that I consumed less music. I saw fewer shows, bought less …

: New Band-Themed iPods I'm SO getting the Coldplay edition. Just Like the U2 iPod, except the device is exponentially more …

: Reforming Queen I'm not so sure about this. I'm a huge fan of Brian May, but his web site is awful!

: Fantasy Music League I'm gonna be a music mogol!

: Best of 2008 I'll bet you thought you were going to see my picks for this year, didn't ya? Not quite done with …

: My Dad, The Switcher We were eating lunch in Kansas City on Thursday and I'm not quite sure how the subject came up, but …

: Oh, Sweet Rumsfeld When Rumsfeld was asked about long deployments and a lack of armored vehicles and other equipment by …

: TiVo User Experience Matt did an awesome job Interviewing Tivo's Director of User Exeprience, Margret Schmidt. Ever since …

: Favourites Of 2004 My top lists for the year are nearly complete. The trouble with compiling this late  (?!) in …

: Illiterate Emailers There is nothing quite as annoying and completely rude as when someone sends out emails devoid of …

: IBM + Apple = Love? O'Reilly has an interesting editorial in The Register about a possible partnership of some kind …

: So Frustrated I am so over this weblogging thing. \Hell, it's not like I even put much effort into any of it. Not …

: Like A Bowl Of Cilantro Great article on Five Mistakes Band & Label Sites Make. I don't really visit band or label sites …

: 100 Things To Do Before You Di A Team of British scientists came up with their own list of 100 things to do before you die. I'm …

: Amazing One-Man Band! McRorie is the man. Set aside a few minutes to watch this amazing mulleted superstar. Note: Site …

: Growing Up With Wires Kids who grew up with the internets are adults now. Wow, no way! You means to tells [sic] me that …

: Takin' It To The Booth Cell phone booths are the best idea I've read about all year! [via Boing Boing]

: Hurting The entire left side of my body hurts. Not like an I-just-worked-out kinda pain, but an …

: First Snowboarding Trip Of The Season I wanted to go snowboarding a couple of weeks ago when Big Bear got their first big snow of the …

: Brian Cares This year Brian Wilson will receive MusiCares Person Of The Year Award. It about time they honored …

: Buy A Mac NEWS FLASH: PCs are much less secure than Macs, which are among the most secure computers in the …

: Real School Of Rock? Xfm has posted the entries for their Rock School contest. October's version of "T.N.T" …

: Keep Government In Check Wired has a great article on keeping the government in check. Make sure you visit the links.

: Musicians On Call Musicians On Call is a cool place to send those CDs that you can't sell to the used stores. [via …

: Recycling Guide The World's Shortest Comprehensive Recycling Guide. I'll have to remember to throw away the tops …

: Dumped On Check out the gorgeous new Oxfam campaign. Donate some money for the holidays.

: David Markey Tribute In L.A. (This Is Known As) The Blues Scale is set to premier at the Egyptian Theatre on December 9. It will …

: Nirvana Nirvana Nirvana With The Lights Out was officially released last Tuesday and The Internet Nirvana Fanclub has been …

: Salvation Geek I decided to volunteer during the holidays for the Salvation Army. I was at the Santa Monica shelter …

: Happy Thanksgiving Bill Burroughs is so festive. Happy Thanksgiving everyone.

: Them's Is Fightin' Words Ms. Magazine has a great article on church and state. [via MeFi] Update: Apparently, Steven Williams …

: New Sedaris Story From The New Yorker.

: TV-B-Gone Is Genius!! OMG. I must have one of these! Too bad my neighbor listens to the radio so loud. Surely they can …

: What Do You Mean?? This site would be so much cooler if the songwriters posted what the songs were about. Most of the …

: Beautiful Sewers Welcome to Tokyo. These are our sewers. [via TMN]

: Telegraph Picks 50 Best Covers The Telegraph weighs in on the 50 Best Cover Songs Ever Recorded. [via Kottke]

: How Did We Get Here? Some say evolution, but most say God. To be sure, most Americans are not scientists, and it's …

: What's A Box Set Trailer? Buddyhead showed me the way and I just sat and watched it. [QuickTime required].

: The MP3 Webloggers Decide On The Top Bands A handful of folks with some of the better (and more popular) MP3 weblogs decide on The Top 40 Bands …

: Dean Lays Into News Media Howard Dean is a good man. He's smart, well-spoken and I truly believe he cares about this country. …

: The Grey Video A little Jay-Z with your Beatles, sir? Yes please.

: Archives Near Completion I finally used some of the extra free time I've found myself with to import archives from the past …

: Pistols Or Swords? I love Maureen Dowd.

: Pro-Life Pharmacists That this is going on in small pockets doesn't matter as much as the fact that it's going on at all. …

: Asscroft "The objective of securing the safety of Americans from crime and terror has been …

: Dying With Dignity The oh-so-compassionate Bush adminstration would like it known that they will not stand for anyone …

: Largest Collection Of The Who JE$U$!

: Firefox 1.0 Released If you are using any other browser, you're an idiot. Firefox rules. Note: If you have trouble with …

: Delicious Stuff I don't think they are related (perhaps someone in-the-know can chime in), but two fairly new (and …

: Thank You, Lisa Lisa posted some clips from The Daily Show's post-election coverage. As usual, good stuff.

: Another Four Years While I’m glad the election is over, I’m crushed by the results. I’m scared of …

: Just In Time In a last-ditch effort to educate the public about the election, the Intenets Veterans For Truth …

: Nazi In Sherman Oaks I never (and I mean never) watch local news broadcasts. Something got into me last night and I …

: Clinic = Snooze I went to see Clinic last night at the Henry Fonda Theatre and walked out 40 minutes into the set. …

: More On The Election I’ve been so busy reading all of the poitical email (and responding) that I haven’t …

: American Hero: Jon Stewart A few hours after finishing the cover story in the latest issue of Rolling Stone, Michael alerted me …

: Youth Ask For Answers The youth of America (18-35) ask the questions and the candidates (and/or their people) answer. …

: Listening To My Own Mixes Someone emailed me the other day asking me if I just put my monthly mixes together for my site. The …

: No Room For Humor I’m not a big fan of t-shirts that say anything on them, but I did purchase a Stewart/Colbert …

: Bush On Tribal Sovereignty Clearly, Bush is no idiot. [via TMN]

: Learning From The Bubble Paul Graham wrote an interesting and informative essay on the dot.com bubble, which I happened to …

: Debates? It concerns me a great deal that the “debates” will not showcase the candidates, but …

: What's The Problem? Certainly, you must be tired of reading headlines with ‘vote’ in them? I’m gonna …

: Stewart On O'Reilly I read the transcript on Wonkette last week, but random($foo), to whom I don’t usually look …

: Voting For Dummies Jason Kottke (with the help of others) has come up with a handy Voters Information Guide. Read it …

: Computer Industry Lies To Entertainment Industry And boy is it funny [via Boing Boing]

: Register To Vote! Do I really need to explain to you just how important it is to register to vote? And hey, if you …

: Random Stuff (The Geek Edition) A. and J. are growing tired of the mix that I did for the store. It’s 325 songs, but they have …

: Stewart Colbert 2004 Yes, I would vote for them. [via AWLN]

: The kmotiv Interview

kmotivI came across Kevin Kelsey (a.k.a. kmotiv) when I was reading Silence Is A Rhythm Too one day. I …

: Mac + PC Using A Single Monitor I have to think there are some smart, technically inclined people that visit the site every once in …

: A Garden State Mix

I’m a little behind on my mix this month. Earlier in the month I did a mix called …

: More Gmail Invites For You I have 6 more Gmail invites up for grabs just be one of the first 6 people to leave a comment …

: A Gmail Account For You I have six Gmail invitations. The first six people to leave comments win, just make sure you fill in …

: Scary Stuff I don’t even pay attention to what the Department of Homeland Security has to say. The warning …

: That's B (As In Boy)... Every once in a while I give my email address to people over the phone for one reason or another. I …

: Putting The iPod Down Gabriel Sherman wrote a hilarious bit for the New York Observer about his personal addiction to his …

: Down With Grokster Last week StreamCast Networks (makers of the Morpheus, Grokster, and Kazaa) won a monumental court …

: West Indian Girl : An Endorsement I don’t usually take the time to call your attention to albums here. That’s what the …

: Jesus & Jihad I was talking on the phone with my dad this morning and he said, “do you have time for me to …

: Pimpin' For The Kids For all you parents out there (holla!), dress our kids up right this Halloween. [via Kottke]

: Revising My Position On Gmail If you read my previous post on privacy concerns with regards to Gmail, you will most definitely …

: Rock Photos Posted I’m finally getting around to posting albums of my old rock show photos (look to your left). …

: Garden State: A Short Review I had a day off yesterday and went to see an afternoon screening of Garden State. The movie …

: The Ryan Schierling Interview

I don’t even remember how I came across Ryan’s photography. I think one of us had …

: Someone Call Laird Rogue waves, schmogue waves. Someone from the European Space Agency needs to give Laird a call and …

: On The Personal Front... Since you asked… I’ve been trying to stay away from the computer lately, but that …

: Wolverine Is Pissed! I don’t usually post much, if anything about Hollywood bullshit, though I’ll admit to …

: Worried About Homos? If you are as concerned as I am about children growing up to be full-blown homosexuals, contributing …

: You Should Know 10 Stories the world should hear more about. [via Kottke]

: Ernest Miller RIAA Letter Mashup If you have a few minutes, read a letter that the RIAA submitted to Congress regarding the INDUCE …

: Ali G Lives! Someone at Harvard decided that Ali G should give the commencement speech. You iz de elite, u will …

: Not So Chic, Geek Does it make you look like a geek? No, it makes you look like a nerd. I thought that maybe the …

: Support Gay Marriage If you live in California, you can make a quick phone call (takes less than a minute) to Governor …

: A Riding Giants Review Of Sorts Stacy Peralta and company are back with another outstanding documentary, this time on big wave …

: Protect The Children And Don't Let Them Share There are a few causes that will inspire me to write a letter to Senators, members of Congress and …

: Pete Townshend vs. Michael Moore I’m preparing a review of the film (including my feelings on Moore), but in the mean time …

: Heart Strings And Addiction Over the last couple of days I’ve read some particularly sad stories online. Well, one of them …

: SENT SENT opens on Saturday at the Standard Hotel in downtown LA. Get down there for the reception from 7 …

: Riding Giants Tomorrow Riding Giants opens tomorrow in select cities. Can’t wait.

: Lego Spidey Spider-Man 2 was fantastic, but some guy did a Spider-Man Lego mini feature that was pretty amazing …

: July Updates Happy 228th America. I’ve updated the right hand column, including a new mix for the month, …

: You Whores The URL is at least worth a laugh, but dig a little deeper and it turns out it’s a neat idea. …

: Belt-Clipping One of the dumbest headlines I have read in recent memory. People, do not wear your mobile phone, …

: Leaking Antics I was doing some morning reading and Largehearted Boy was reporting that Antics, the new album by …

: Ray LaMontagne Coming To LA It looks like Ray will finally be making it to LA to play one night at the Hotel Cafe. Ugh, …

: Early Morning Ocean Watch I took a nap earlier this evening. It’s been a long day and I was feeling extra drained. I …

: Help In Sudan If you don’t know what’s going on in Sudan, you must educate yourself immediately. The …

: War Costs Support the war or not, there are costs. Here’s a breakdown. If you don’t want to read …

: Largehearted Halftime Report Largehearted Boy posts his favorite albums of the last 6 months. I don’t know some of them, so …

: Don't Let The Boys Near The Phone A new study finds thet your sperm count can be reduced by up to 30% from exposure to your mobile …

: Get Involver I present to you Involver. Music and politics. You know what to do.

: Don't Vote Ralph I think it goes without saying, but I will say it anyway… Bush must go. I was watching The …

: Healthy Bullshit I spotted a billboard for the new Coke C2 yesterday that said ‘1/2 the politics and all of the …

: Photographer's Rights So, you got a new mobile phone with a camera on it. Perhaps you carry a digital camera with you at …

: Bill Clinton Blogs Who knew? I plan on reading his biography as soon as I finish Dress Your Family In Corduroy and …

: My Lotion May Cause Cancer I was having a discussion with A. the other day… Come to think of it, cancer has been the …

: Political Dating Apparently the next big thing in online dating is Love In War. Seems like a cool idea to me, but …

: BMG Sony: A Step Closer In the latest episode of Watch The Major Labels Consolidate And Make Room For The Second Coming Of …

: GMail Invites I have a couple of GMail invites to give away. Just be the first couple of people to leave a …

: Save LA Music LA Weekly posts their bets on the bands that will save the scene. I don’t know any of them. I …

: Rivers Does Annie, etc. Rivers Cuomo has posted a few demos to his myspace.com site. Songs included are Ann …

: The Next... I don’t know… Just watch travis dancing in his back yard. Not once, but twice. [via …

: Listen To A Book for $9.95 Just a quick tip for those of you Audible members (and non-members), pick up your favorite audio …

: The Next Eminem I cannot do anything else but watch this kid.

: Smoking Banned On Venice Beach? You certainly wouldn’t know by walking around the beach. I mean the intentions are all fine …

: Nice Videos Just a cool site with good videos. [via redboy]

: Speaking of Earlimart... Since their crack [smoking] team of people can’t figure out how to post anything, I’ll …

: Spood Fed Joel Earlimart and Largehearted Boy both pointed out that Spoon have posted some songs (including a …

: Sedaris Answers Time.com asks David Sedaris 10 questions. He may be funny, but I don’t know about this whole …

: On The Cheap While I may have a problem when it comes to dropping a pretty penny on a good gadget, I also like …

: FGI You will ask Google before asking dumb questions. According to Jason, it’s the new RTFM.

: Pitchfork Genius If you don’t read Pitchfork, this isn’t gonna make much sense, but some genius came up …

: Finding Memo For those of you sad sad people that don’t watch (or TiVo) The Daily Show, please watch this …

: A Review Of The 50 Coolest Song Moments Okay, granted when the drum solo kicks in on Phil Collins' “In The Air Tonight,” I …

: Get On The O.C. Yeah, I have a season pass on the TiVo. It’s a guilty pleasure. The music on the show is the …

: Morrissey Fans Don't Like Bush He wished it were Bush, not Reagan.

: Road Trip Iraq While I sweat over the fact that I have to drive across town because of how much gas it will take, …

: Boosting Kerry In hopes to get Kerry in and Bush out, my brother is helping out the Kerry campaign. Perhaps you …

: Helping Him Get An iPod This is geeky. Please disregard. Nigritude Ultramarine.

: Listen Up Kids Don’t fuck with your parents. (Thanks Michael)

: Bank Of America Setting An Example And for once, it’s not by charging me $60 for a $5 overdraft. As much as I hate Bank of …

: Waiting On The Giants I just saw the trailer for “Riding Giants” and cannot wait! Oh, and speaking of surf …

: A Most Respected Celebrity When someone asks me a question to the effect of, ‘which living celebrity do you most …

: Fahrenheit 9/11 Trailer Posted Apparently it will hit theaters beginning on Friday, but you can view it now on Michael …

: Your New Bill Of Rights Thanks to the Telecommunications Consumer Bill of Rights, you will now have 30 days to figure out …

: Paying Attention I was having brunch with Kelley on Sunday. The check had come and we were waiting for our waitress. …

: Bukowski: Born Into This - A Review At the last minute (because unemployment allows me to do things at the last minute), I went with …

: Welcome Previous Jeans Readers Welcome (again) previous Jeans And A T-Shirt readers. Please make sure to update your bookmarks, …

: McSweeney's Weighs In Leave it to the smart mind of John Moe at McSweeney’s to lay out the pros and cons of John …

: Joseph Hathaway Joseph emailed me today to inquire as to what happened to the old site and to let me know he wanted …

: Geek? I fancy myself a geek, so it was of little surprise that this exhaustive (and hilarious) test proved …

: The Way The Music Died - 2nd Coming In case you missed it the first time around, there’s another chance to see the Frontline …

: Another Jeff Buckley Release? When I read stuff like this, I can’t help but feel a bit sad and want to cry, …

: Free Again I will start the month of June as a free agent. Yep, that’s right, I’ve left my job. And …

: Poj Masta : Mashing Favorite Poj Masta, in case you aren’t in the know, is one of the best (and youngest) underground mash …

: MP3 Weblogs Thom has posted a nice list of MP3 weblogs. A lot of the people running these sites have damn good …

: Rodeohead Thank you to the always fantastic for showing me the way to Rodeohead.

: FOX 5 in Atlanta Mishap I have watched this video at least 10 times, and I can’t stop laughing. I know… …

: Make Voting Even Easier The one thing that’s always bugged me about voting is that I have to figure out where and …

: Nick's Never Too Old To Rock The Morning News never fails me. Today they point me to a great piece in the New York Times by Nick …

: The Ultimate Music Searching Tool MusicPlasma has tons of applications, but for someone like me it makes getting any work done …

: New David Sedaris Book On June 1! Hot damn! There’s even an excerpt from Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim at the WNYC …

: I Like Pens While I’m not an illustrator, I’m a freak when it comes to the type of pen I use and I …

: You're Fired Because... I have a lot to say about Bush (and Kerry), but for now I’ll let McSweeney’s add some …

: The Morning News Declares Excellence I saw it earlier today, but forgot to draw some attention to the fact that The Morning News posted …

: You're A Good Man, Jon Stewart I think the world of Jon Stewart (host of The Daily Show, which I TiVo every evening). His sense of …

: Camino Reborn, etc. If you’re a Mac user, then you owe it to yourself to download (and use) Camino. It’s …

: Welcome To The New Place After years (yes, it’s been that long), I’ve decided to do something else with …

: We're Beta Testing, Can't You See? I’m beta testing Movable Type 3.0, which is creating quite a few glitches. Bear with me while …

: Some Thoughts On Iraq Unless you’ve been under a rock, haven’t read, watched or heard the news, then you know …

: Help A Brotha Out I really want to make the right-hand column a separate blog, so that I don’t have to go in and …

: RSS = TiVo For The Web...Kinda I started using NetNewsWire a couple of weeks ago to get RSS feeds. My surfing and reading habits …

: No, I Don't Like Our President Not that I needed another reason to mistrust our President. And for all you conservatives thinking …

: And The Login Is... Everyone hates the fact that you have to register for quite a few of the news sites… Well, I …

: 99 Problems New Jay-Z video for “99 Problems” is Fantastic. Rick Rubin in da house!

: Hot Shit! I wouldn’t know anything about this because I was inside all day, but WOW.

: A New Home I moved to Los Angeles a little over 7 years ago. One of the main reasons I decided to move here was …

: Best Songs Ever Vol. 1 We were given an assignment at work. I was dreading it, if for no other reason a lot of my CDs are …

: StopFCC.com We the undersigned pledge our support for freedom of speech and expression on our airwaves, print, …

: Save Rock? In case you were wondering, there’s science behind who will save rock.

: America Speaks... I love The Smoking Gun.

: America?? [UPDATED] Howard Stern has been taken off “suspended” from the air by Clear Channel. Not …

: Don't Shake It Like A Polaroid Picture Thank you to Jason for pointing me to the real answer about whether or not to shake a Polaroid …

: Wheel Me Downstairs (Beta) I finally picked up a copy of iLife ‘04 for my Mac. I had been reading so much about …

: Mix CDs - Salon's View Just thought I’d point out a decent, albeit kinda newbie, editorial on making mix CDs.

: I Want To Hate As much as I want to hate Courtney Love’s music, I can’t. It rocks. I love it. There, I …

: Mahalo Nui Loa I just returned from one of the most amazing vacations I have ever taken. If nothing else, it was …

: The Top 20 Albums Of 2003 2003 was a year of re-prioritizing. There were very few shows (comparatively speaking) that I …

: Holidays, etc. I just wanted to take a moment to wish everyone a happy holidays and thank you for all of the …

: Cover Up I don’t know who most of these people are, but there’s a lot of talented people out …

: Happy Hunting: November 2003 I’m excited for all of this music to come out. Some of it is already available, but …

: Bon Weekend I had some time this evening to finally get to work on this month’s mix, but it’s just …

: Just So You Know... I didn’t change my link color to green for the holidays.

: Does It Matter? I’m sitting in my office (at home, for once), listening to Ryan Adams' Love Is Hell, Pt. 1 …

: Lots Of Catching Up I haven’t had a computer at home for over a week (!!) and now I do. I’ll explain more …

: My Grandmother, The Bodhisattva On Tuesday afternoon my grandmother had a heart attack while she was trimming the bushes. Less than …

: Damien Rice @ The Henry Fonda Theatre I was one of the lucky ones to experience Damien Rice last night at The Henry Fonda Theatre. Despite …

: The Next Big Thing It’s not often that I sit down to write about music and feel like I just can’t do it …

: Voting No On The Recall As much as I hate the state (no pun) of things in California, the recall is just ridiculous. …

: Stop With The Distractions Today’s New York Times Op-Ed piece was a good one (free registration required). David Brooks …

: Ferris Timeline = Fucked I’ve seen “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” more than any other film, though …

: Thankful For Urinals A female co-worker announced this morning that there was “poo” on the women’s …

: Cat People Stink Sure, it’s an extreme example, but add this to my list of reasons why I thnk cats suck. [via …

: All I Do Is Mix (Or So It Seems) I just noticed the last two entries were mixes (neither of which are available anymore) and I …

: Mixing You Back To School At the suggestion of a friend, I decided to make a Back-To-School mix for this month, which of …

: It's The Best I Can Do For August I feel like I need to apologize for the amount of stuff I can’t make available. I would be …

: Dumb Dumb Dumb Would someone please explain this to me?

: What's Your Earworm? Science is shedding light on the darnedest subjects.

: The Long Shortlist The long list of nominees for the Shortlist Music Prize have been announced. Man, they aren’t …

: Dave Eggers Kinda Sucks And so does his taste in music. As a side note, I actually like the guy’s writing, but …

: Pancakes, Anyone? Thanks to the Annals of Improbable Research, I can now sleep better at night. It is now …

: Add The Pope To My Poop List Gay couples adopting children = “doing violence.” I poop on you, Pope. How about all of …

: Our Homophobic President, etc. I woke up yesterday to President Bush’s press conference, which because it was not totally …

: Shut Your Hole Over the last week, I’ve been reading and hearing stories about how the hole in the ozone …

: Tribe.net Tribe.net is the new Friendster. The servers are always up (for now). Pass it on. [via Boing Boing]

: McSweeney's Outdoes Itself Best. List. Ever.

: Free Slurpees For All! In case you aren’t in the know, today is 7-11, which means FREE SLURPEES! Be careful of the …

: Stock Up On Yr All Stars Nike is buying Converse and all I gotta say is, I’m stocking up. Fuck sweatshop All Stars. …

: Matrix Ping Pong I laughed pretty hard at this one. [via kottke.org].

: Hunted By A Freak, Indeed I just finished watching the video for “Hunted By A Freak,” by Mogwai. Freak is the …

: A Playlist For July Another month, another bunch of songs to keep you entertained. This compilation in particular …

: Mushy This is just to precious (at times) for words.

: Mas Influencia Jane’s Addiction was one of the first bands that I remember having a tremendous impact on me. …

: Fuck The Morning News And I mean that in the nicest way. Thanks to TMN for pointing me to the New York Observer, which …

: I'm Still Too Accessable, But... WARNING: IF YOU ARE BORED BY MY TECHNICAL AND TOTALLY GEEKY RAMBLINGS ON GADGETS YOU MAY WANT TO …

: Suck My Tat A good friend just launched a nifty site for you tattoo fans (even if you don’t have them). I …

: UPDATED: Destroy My Computer?? I was doing my regular reading when I happened upon a story about Senator Orrin Hatch saying that he …

: I'm Officially Too Accessible Anyone who knows me knows that I love gadgets, especially the mobile variety. I’m a sucker for …

: Turin Brakes [Finally] Play Los Angeles Turin Brakes @ The Troubadour (Los Angeles, CA) 06.14.03 The Troubadour always proves to be one of …

: A Playlist For June Another month, another mix. It’s been rather inconsistant, at least with regards to sharing …

: A Couple Of Small Changes I’ve been neglecting the site again. What, haven’t noticed? Okay, good. I added a master …

: Dreaming Of Death I don’t remember the last time I had a dream I was dying. From what I can remember, and mind …

: Kevin Aaron : June 7, 1975 - May 10, 2003 Growing up, I had this friend. His name was Kevin. He was a part of a group of friends that helped …

: It's Not All About The Music Part if the reason I started this new format of the site was to make things a bit more personal. …

: [Blank] I have things to say. I keep bookmarking articles to refer back to, but they just keep piling up. I …

: For The Apple Geek In You (And Me) Unless you’re used to keeping tabs on all things Apple, as I tend to do, you may not have …

: Travis Reappears Combing NME online, as I do when I have time, I came across some news on that band Travis that …

: I Just Can't Enough Rosecrans & Andrew 4 eva (even if they are kinda…umm…queer).

: Streamcast And Grokster: Not Guity Judge Stephen Wilson should be commended for handing down a major blow to the music and film …

: Madonna? Who Gives A Shit? (Part 2) I’m kind of on the fence about the following comment from Madonna. You can read the full text …

: Madonna? Who Gives A Shit? Madonna released her new album yesterday (Tuesday), though it was available for several weeks on the …

: Roll Your Own White Album If you’re one of the many who thought that The Beatles' White Album should have been released …

: This Is [Your] Brain On MP3s Some fancy-pants kids at Caltech and Harvard came up with a pretty cool new plug-in that actually …

: Peace To You, Nina Nina Simone, one of the finest female artists of the last century has passed on at the age of 70. …

: An Interesting Read On Napster Salon posted an except of All The Rave by Joseph Menn. I thought it was an interesting read. Perhaps …

: Charming There’s something charming about someone who likes to pick on Dave Eggers and has “A …

: If Only I didn't Have A Job Back when I wasn’t so employed, entering a rock critic contest would have been fun. I guess it …

: My Birthday is coming up right around the time that Radiohead is taping a speical performance for MTV. Feel free …

: TV Star ≠ Rock Star Umm…I…Uhh…Oh My God!

: Take That! You go, Dean Woodbeck!

: Get Your War On 23 There really just isn’t a better comic out there.

: More Than You Need To Know About DRM There was a pretty good discussion, if I do say so myself, going on within a post I made several …

: Kings I Can't Wait For I usually don’t like to repurpose news from other sites unless it’s something I think …

: Download Away Just go download stuff. Peter Gabriel is a co-owner, so it can’t be that bad, right? I …

: Grohl Gets Behind Another Kit According to this Billboard article, Dave Grohl will be gracing the new Killing Joke album, …

: About Last Night I know I’m getting old when I’m real happy to hear about a show starting at 7:30, which …

: Get Your Lead Pull up a cozy sofa or something and read of Let Them Eat Lead No. 4. And in case you missed them: …

: A Dream Come True It’s about time the Internet was used for something good.

: No Airplay For Copy-Protected CDs? According to an Aussie news article, it seems that stations who use a digital playout system may not …

: A Playlist For April In my ongoing crusade to spread the good word about great bands, here’s a playlist worth …

: They're Coming To Take You Away And it ain’t to the funny farm. 4 students have been sued by the RIAA for allegedly hosting …

: Mull Historical Society Dates UK import, Mull Historical Society will be playing a handfull of dates in the US. His latest album, …

: Copyproof Ready To Go? What’s laughable about the efforts of the labels trying to to curb the piracy of music is that …

: Harvard Student Writes His Thesis on Weezer I started reading it and about three pages in, I started feeling nauseous and dizzy. All of the …

: Hail To The Thief, Indeed Several people have emailed me with information regarding a leak of the new Radiohead album to the …

: Rock On In most cases, anyone with the twelve dollars to get in the door can rock. This does not mean just …

: Rolling In Money I’m so rich. Exactly how rich am I you ask? If everything goes as planned, I’ll be …

: R.E.M. Announce North American Tour I’m not sure what the name of the album is they’ll be supporting on this tour, but …

: Watch The Man Sing Joey, lead singer of Wild Gift, will be playing a solo acoustic (?) show at Molly Malone’s - …

: Isn't That Conveeeeeniant The Sydney Morning Herald (amoung others) is reporting that a unit of Haliburton, a company once run …

: Radiohead Album Details Radiohead revealed that the title of the new album will be Hail To The Thief and will be released …

: Dumb Bullies There’s a reason I don’t watch much TV, but this made me want to stop reading …

: March Of Death Featuring Zach de la Rocha and DJ Shadow.

: Traffic Report It’s interesting that within a few days of switching the site around, my traffic has dropped …

: Queens Of Shynola New Queens Of The Stone Age video for “Go With The Flow” by Shynola. I just fell in love …

: New R.E.M. Song Released On Internet “Final Straw” was released today through R.E.M.’s official website. While only a …

: Stay Active Find out about events in your area.

: Some Thoughts On The State of Things I do not support our invasion of Iraq. I think what President Bush is doing is an atrocity and a …

: Cool Band Alert - Nerami Just discovered a cool new band, and lucky for all of you Angelinos, they’re local. Check out …

: Coiffed [updated] He said, “coiffed." HA HA! UPDATE: The Smoking Gun comes through with the footage.

: New Get Your War On Posted It needs no explanation.

: Phair Looks like Liz Phair is getting ready to release…something. I’ve had the chance to hear …

: Dr. Suess is Rolling Over In His Grave Someone else did way better than I could do.

: Gag Me Some people in San Francisco decided that vomiting on the sidewalk, in and around the Federal …

: Fuck The War (Part II) I love Michael Moore. I think I’ll just let his letter speak for itself. A Letter from …

: Fuck The War (Part I) In case you hadn’t noticed, I haven’t said much about the war, our President or anything …

: No More Apologies So, as it turns out this thing has come full-circle. When I started Jeans And A T-Shirt, it was …

: Postal Service They’ve announced a tour to support their exceptional debut album, Give Up. Here are the …

: Cream Lock the doors, hide your children, they’re back!

: TiVo On The Cheap Seems there was a little leak that allows one to get a TiVo for $249. Did I mention it’s the …

: A New Day It was the wind that I heard blowing tonight that brought you back to me. It was your breathing, …

: Goodbye Holly Holly September 10, 1997 - March 12, 2003 Holly had been suffering from stomach cancer, or so it had …

: 50 Words Or Less - Ether Songs Turin Brakes have not only followed up their critically acclaimed The Optimist LP with something …

: The Top Three Answers to 'Who Could You Take In A Fight?' In the Nov. 5th edition of The Onion, their A.V. Club feature was pretty damn good. They went around …

: Michael Music I’ve been spending most of my time listening to music I don’t really care a whole lot …

: Intelligent Speak: The Grammys b: Did you see the Joe Strummer tribute? m: Si - one of the ONLY musical stints that worked on the …

: Sniffle Cough I haven’t been this sick for a while. It has to have been at least a few years, if not more, …

: Goodnight It’s been a while since I’ve gotten to use my iBook so much. It’s very handy when …

: A Monthly Mix Test The latest montly mix has been posted (along with the downloadable files). If our bandwidth usage …

: Gaz for President Supergrass @ The Roxy (Los Angeles, CA) 02.13.03 The last time I saw Supergrass I was among …

: Whip It Good “Whip it on” is the debut EP from The Raveonettes. They are a two piece act from Denmark …

: Introducing Vikter Duplaix You’ll thank me later for introducing you to Vikter Duplaix. The music is awesome. I’ll …

: More About My Job One of the problems with working (on average) 11-hour days is that I don’t get much of a …

: I Haven't Forgotten I know it’s been a while since I updated the site. Having a job that demands 10+ hours a day …

: Spare Us All I just came back from seeing Michael Miller and company put on a really nice (albeit short) set at …

: A New Home Because of the hosting costs involved with Jeans And A T-Shirt, I figured it would be smarter to …

: Let Them Eat Lead I’ve finally gotten around to reading this great electronic magazine that Vince and Laura were …

: The Michael Miller Interview Local troubadour, Michael Miller has just released his second album to the public. He’s been …

: An Update I sure have thought of a lot of things that I should have been doing during the year that I …

: We Concur Audrey, over at melodynelson.com beat us to the punch on The Stills, certainly one of the most …

: A Michael Miller Release Local favorite and troubadour extraordinaire, Michael Miller has gone and released his second …

: Congrats To The Modern Age We couldn’t think of a more deserving music site than The Modern Age for a 2003 Bloggie for …

: Hornby On Adams As previously mentioned, Nick Hornby has released a new book of essays called Songbook (available …

: The Start Of Something There’s something to be said for starting things over again. A clean slate. Change is good, or …

: Sorry About The Monthly Mix Despite us updating our hosting plan to allow for more bandwidth, we are well on our way to exceding …

: Ramones Tribute To Finally See The Light Of Day The Ramones tribute album, We’re A Happy Family will finally see the light of day on February …

: An Entry From The Sidekick While the last post was done on my Mac, this short post was done from the Sidekick, which is pretty …

: Geek With A Sidekick In addition to having a weak spot for music, I also have a weak spot for gadgets. Even as …

: Help Out, Won't You? I’ve been putting this off for a long time because, well I don’t like to ask for money …

: Don't Miss This Mix The year-end, double-disc monthly mix has been posted for your downloading pleasure. Disc 01 is the …

: Inspiration? It’s pretty often that I’m overcome with a feeling of creativity. I feel like doing …

: Another Top List I recently wrote a feature for The Morning News, which ran in today’s issue. You’ve …

: Inspired By Will I’ve been reading Dave Eggars' latest book, You Shall Know Our Velocity. I started it sometime …

: Tops It seems like the first half of 2002 was pretty uneventful, or maybe I just remember the last half …

: The Tops (Slightly Revised) It seems like the first half of 2002 was pretty uneventful, or maybe I just remember the last half …

: Secret Auf der Maur Shows In Los Angeles We wanted to be the first to let you know (if you don’t already) that Melissa Auf der Maur …

: Nic Harcourt Sounds Off Back in October when I was at KCRW to do a small feature on Spoon, I had the opportunity to speak …

: November's Mix Has Been Posted I’ll go so far as to say this is one of the finer mixes I have compiled in some time. A …

: Getting Rid Of More Stuff In the spirit of getting rid of stuff I don’t need*, I sold nearly half of my DVD collection …

: Ellen I was going to write a little something about Ellen Feiss. I think Dennis had a better idea. Thanks …

: Wondering About The El Rey? This is really only going to be significant for people in and around Los Angeles, but I figured I …

: Hornby For The Holidays Any music snob has read (or should read), High Fidelity by Nick Hornby. It’s one of the most …

: It Sure Is Dusty In Here Dear bradbarrish.com, I apologize for the lack of attention. I love you. I really do. I would not …

: Want To Help? Jeans And A T-Shirt will be getting a new look around the first of the year. The thing is, I …

: The Rocktober Mix The new monthly mix, Roctober, has been posted. Yeah, it’s a little late. So sue us. Now, get …

: Uproarious Interview It was earlier this year when I discovered Silent Uproar, one of the many music news (and content) …

: Thursday Three (R.I.P.) In case you didn’t notice, which you most likely didn’t, Chris and I shut Thursday Three …

: Rockaholic I was talking to a couple of people today about music. Go figure. It’s come up, especially in …

: Get Involved While we near the end of Rocktober and move into November, I can’t help but start reflecting …

: Thurday Three - Television Better late than never. Participate. Do you believe the general public spends less time watching …

: About Chuck On September 23 I rushed to Borders Books to get a copy of Lullaby, the new novel by Chuck …

: Thursday Three - Lying Participate in the Thursday Three every week. It’ll make you cool. 1) What do you lie about? I …

: The New Mix Is Up The new monthly mix has been posted for your listening enjoyment. All kinds of amazing music (of …

: Some New Desktops I posted a couple of new desktop pictures (look along the left side) of the giant windmills I …

: Joshua Tree I had never been to Joshua Tree before, which is somewhat weird, considering it’s so close to …

: A Reminder Plenty of you have already signed up on the Jeans And A T-Shirt guest list, but those of you who …

: Thursday Three - Concerts 1) What was the first concert you attended? The very first one was Pat Metheny. I don’t …

: She's Back It is with great enthusiasm that I point you to dooce.com. She’s decided to start publishing …

: How To Set Up A Mac I realize that 99.9% of you don’t come to my site seeking advice on Macs, but the thing is, I …

: We Have A Winner! Thanks to everyone that entered (and is still entering) the contest for the Spoon tickets. Simone of …

: A Worthy Read The news-for-nerds site, Slashdot.org have posted an impressive and insightful interview with …

: "You Know You're Right" Leaked The unreleased Nirvana track, “You Know You’re Right,” has surfaced online, in its …

: Thursday Three - Heroes Go get your Thursday Three on. 1) What makes a person a hero? To paraphrase, the dictionary refers …

: Win Tickets to See Spoon in Los Angeles In getting ready for the month of Rocktober, Jeans And A T-Shirt is proud to present the first in a …

: How Indie Am I? I don’t usually participate in the ‘How ___ Are You?’ quizzes, but Laura said this …

: Thursday Three - September 11 1) Do you feel online sources covered the story better or worse than mainstream media? What are some …

: With Love I woke up this morning knowing that I would be reflecting on what happened a year ago. Despite my …

: A Rush of Coldplay at The Greek Theater A minute after the lights went down, signaling the beginning of one of the best shows I’ve …

: Getting Rid of Stuff I did it. Today was the day that I got rid of an entire collection of magazines. Yes, even three …

: Friday Five...NOT There’s nothing I like better than a good pissing match. What should show up in my inbox this …

: Travis Previews New Track Online House favorites, Travis have released “Love Will Come Through” for the Moonlight Mile …

: Interview with VP from Braquage.com It’s always nice to find people that are as geeky and snobbish about music as I am. I stubbled …

: In Other News... Just a quick note to let all of you know that a new site has launched. It’s called Thursday …

: Thursday Three - Digital Music Thursday Three has officially launched. phew 1) Is the 7% drop in CD sales over the last year a …

: Thursday Three Coming Soon Chris and I have been working on getting Thursday Three ready for launch. If everything goes as …

: Monthly Mix : August 2002 The latest monthly mix has been posted. Comprised of almost all new music, this one is sure to be …

: I Heart Pitchfork There are many great music sites that update their content on a daily basis, though there are only a …

: Aww Heather & Jon got married in Yosemite. Congrats kids.

: Thursday Three - Feelings 1) How are you feeling right now? I’m feeling a bit on the tired side at the moment. I spent …

: Queens of 2002 The moment that “Millionaire” kicked in, my mind was blown. Everyone in the immediate …

: I Missed The Party I woke up in a panic. I thought there was a massive earthquake, but i was just my body. The …

: A Rant On Life It’s amazing what getting out of my apartment did for my spirit. As you know, if you’ve …

: Amnesty International Knows How To Throw A Party I just had to post a quick review of the show, which was simply amazing. When you have the chance to …

: All Is Forgiven! Hurrah! Coldplay has developed into a powerful live band! It’s amazing what a difference 2 …

: [Nearly Late] Thursday Three - Work 1) What good is employment if you can’t enjoy it? I guess the obvious answer is that it pays …

: New Blood Diane Tanaka has joined the contributing staff at Jeans And A T-Shirt. She’s currently working …

: Less For More I’m glad to see artists speaking out about high-priced CD’s. The lower prices for …

: Interview with Laura from Coaxme.org I thought it would be cool to interview people that run some of sites we feature on the site. Our …

: Thursday Three - Now It Begins Understand that we have been forced to take a good idea, and make it better. In an effort to better …

: Lovely Trouser If you haven’t read it somewhere else, then let me be the first to inform you of the re-launch …

: Friday Five - Cars?? I dunno how much longer I can keep doing The Friday Five. They need some better questions. Cars?? …

: Rejection Sucks I suggest that you keep these numbers handy. Perhaps you should memorize them. By all means call …

: Scared Shitless Most of the day Brutus is confined to the kitchen. He’s a 90 pound doberman that my parents …

: Dressing You Up I’ve added a desktop pictures section (to your left) to help dress up that boring desktop of …

: No Friday Five This Week I thought the questions for this week’s Friday Five totally sucked, and thus I am not going to …

: Monthly Mix: July 2002 July’s edition of the monthly mix has been completed and is ready for your listening pleasure. …

: Migrainus Peculiarus I went blind twice today. I was in front of my computer when it started to go the first time. It …

: Friday Five - Blogging 1) How long have you had a weblog? I’ve had one, in some form or another, since 1997. That was …

: Readying The Next Album Ever wonder what it’s like when AC/DC gets together to talk about the next album? Angus: Okay, …

: Progress You’ll notice that I’ve made a few layout changes to the site. I’m making some …

: Friday Five - Habitation & Travel 1) Where were you born? Kansas City, MO. I only lived in Kansas City for a year before we moved to …

: Neighbor Problems: Part 1 The Cunts live just above me. At first there was only one Cunt, and that wasn’t her name to …

: The UFB Video Shoot: Day 3 I arrived on the set around 11:30am, which was again, at ACCD. Smoke was billowing out of the doors …

: The UFB Video Shoot: Day 2 The second day was shot on location at a house in North Hollywood, CA and at The Art Center College …

: Drummer? I’m usually the one behind the camera, but during the Ultimate Fakebook video shoot I was …

: The Friday Five - My Own Since the real Friday Five is not being published this week, I figured I would make one up. Feel …

: Belated Friday Five 1) Where are you right now? Sitting on my red velvet chaise. I’m pooped. I had every intention …

: Since April?? “Hi Mr. Barrish. We have had your clothes since April. If you could please come and get them …

: Ever Smell A Dead Rabbit? I’m not talking out-of-the-pot-or-oven dead rabbit. No sir. I’m talking …

: Speechless I don’t know what to say, but fuck if I didn’t laugh real hard. Quite possibly some of …

: An Important Announcement I NEED A JOB! Just thought I would put that out there. Here’s my resume. Hire me. Someone. …

: What's Goin' On: Music and The Internet (Part I) In August 1999, the world saw the first public release of Napster. That moment set off a chain of …

: Adventures With Hair [WARNING: The photos attached to this story contain from-the-waist-up nudity. If you are offended by …

: Friday Five - When Was The Last Time You... 1) …sent a handwritten letter? I wrote my dad a letter for Father’s Day. Other than …

: The Monthly Mix - June 2002 The Monthly Mix for June has been posted. Get to downloading some fine music. Upcoming releases that …

: Who Is Crushing? I find it a little ironic that days after posting the fact that I placed an online personal, I get …

: No Sleep Till... No Sleep Till… When asked about what I would wish for, if I was given a single semi-realistic …

: Oh My God Oh My God As a child I never thought about the words I was reciting when, with the rest of the …

: South Park Me While the novelty of the show has worn thin, I was incredibly amused by the wonderful South Park …

: I'm A Whore And so are you. A few months back I got curious about what would happen if I placed an online …

: A Modern Age Retort The Modern Age can be counted on for many hours of entertainment, and I mean that in the kindest way …

: Short Thoughts On Westerberg I’m sitting here listening to the Paul Westerberg in-store from Chicago. I currently own …

: Home? Kansas…It feels like home when I go back, but the weather is just one of the reminders of why …

: On Second Thought... As much as I want to do a jeansandatshirt.com web radio station, it just doesn’t look like I …

: Friday Five - Habitation, Etc. 1) Do you live in a house, an apartment or a condo? I live in an apartment. It’s a two …

: Like A Ton of Yellow Bricks I flew home to Kansas today. Flying Southworst wasn’t as bad as it usually is. Aside from the …

: AudioGalaxy and RIAA Settle “The message is clear – there is no place on the Internet for services that exploit creators' …

: 1 Thing That Really Pisses Me Off I was on the unemployment web site today, getting everything ready to submit and wouldn’t you …

: 10 Things I Will Miss About My Job A window that opens and has a scenic view of Los Angeles. Two Macs in front of me (if I’m in …

: Broadcasting The Goods I’m tired of laziness, especially the musically lazy. You know the ones. They listen to the …

: Friday Five - Laundry Habits I’m finally going to start participating in the Friday Five. It’s been a long time …

: Unemployed Again As of Friday I will be unemployed again. Five months of searching for a job, two months of part-time …

: A [Temporary] New Beginning This is what the site was meant to be. A place for me to post writings and photography of mine. This …

: Minus 5 Announce Tour With Friends The Fast Horse Summer Hootenany 2002, featuring Wayward Shamans, Tuatara, Minus 5, and Cedell Davis …

: A Faultline Album Review Faultline - Your Love Means Everything (Blanco y Negro/Warner Music UK) While some may want to …

: A Doves/Elbow Review Doves/Elbow @ The Mayan Theater (Los Angeles, CA) 06.06.02 I can’t get enough of Elbow. …

: The Vines Announce U.S. Tour Aussie music darlings, The Vines announce a slew of dates across the U.S. (and a couple in Canada). …

: that new site smell... Welcome to jeans and a t-shirt. You’ve been waiting. Admit it. Over the past several weeks …

: About A Show My back is bruised from fighting you off. Elbows, heads, and shoulders pressing against me, trapping …

: Thinking of Quitting It’s smokey because I made a choice. The stench wafts through the apartment. The taste is in …

: what's goin' on: an introduction Over the coming weeks I’m going to be writing a in-depth look at the digital music landscape. …

: courage: the bill maher monologue Someone fowarded me a copy of the monologue that Bill Maher will be using this evening on …

: i'm cool Rolling Stone has posted their “50 coolest” and “50 uncoolest” albums. Out …

: A Few Things You Should Know Verisign sucks. Spider-Man is good. Heather and Jon are real people. Illume candles smell nice.

: Postcards From People You Don't Know I received a postcard in the mail today. I laughed, but I didn’t know anyone named Dennis that …

: gateway rules I wouldn’t normally comment on what a computer company is doing to market itself, but Gateway …

: the horror “We’re trying our best to rescue these clerks, but, realistically, there’s not a …

: a trail of the dead review ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead @ The El Rey Theater (Los Angeles, CA) 04.05.02 The …

: a few words about kurt April 5th will mark the 8th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death. As I sit here thinking about …

: it's all in the rider I’m not talking trucks here. I’m talking about the legal document that promoters get …

: an open letter to matthew (opening band for starsailor) Dearest Matthew, I had heard good things about your music, so I was interested to see what you had …

: Sugar Comas and The City of Angels It was just a couple of days. Saturday and Sunday are just like any other day, really. With the …

: zach is cool I waited in line for at least two hours in the unseasonably warm Los Angeles weather. I tried to …

: a moby thought So just a little thought: could you imagine if the only people involved in the music business were …

: bloodying up the horse a bit more This may be a bloody horse, but it’s certainly not going down any time soon. As if it …

: green with grammy disgust As I sat watching the 44th Annual Grammy Awards I started to get queasy. Not at John Stewart’s …

: Brad Violations - Part 1 I have these rules. Actually, there’s an entire user’s manual for me, but for the sake …

: I Love I can’t really get behind Valentine’s Day. I’m not much for celebrating much of …

: Rock 'N' Roll On a recent trip to Virgin Megastore I purchased The Very Best of The Doors. I have all of their …

: Hold On, Please Steve Rubenstein should be commended. He proposes that instead of slamming the phone down on …

: a foo fighters review Foo Fighters @ House of Blues (Anaheim, CA) 02.07.02 Within nineteen seconds, the show was sold out …

: Give Me Something It speaks for itself. And when it stops, let me know and I’ll mirror the video on my site.

: Kiss Me “The notion is if you’re going to welcome me with open arms, you also have to welcome me …

: state of the union I didn’t watch the State of the Union last night. I’m pretty sure I had better things to …

: I Hit Your Car It all started a couple of years back. I dunno, maybe it was less than that. I was pulling into a …

: You Suck Ed Harvilla, a well known free speech lawyer, is making sure that your dissent for companies is …

: barely enough to keep me interested Stereophonics @ House of Blues (Hollywood, CA) 01.21.01 I timed my arrival at House of Blues just …

: Truth The Internet is home of many truths. There’s the truth about who wrote the bible, the truth …

: Call It A Day Wanna know what I did today? I woke up at around 11am, though my alarm blasts begining at 10:30am. I …

: Sweet Home California I love Los Angeles, and especially on days when you can see all of the city from the top of a …

: So Not Ace Using “ace” as a synonym for “awesome,” “tops,” …

: Dave Pell Predictions Dave Pell, writer of the NextDraft email newsletter listed his predictions for 2002. I especially …

: Have A Burroughs Christmas There isn’t much about William S. Burroughs' writing that I find as interesting as the man …

: Working Dog At least someone in the family is working.

: Moodstats Plug With so much time to do things that I would not normally do, I have found that Moodstats is a nifty …

: Top Sites of 2001 Among other things that I am currently “working” on, the Top 100 Albums of 2001 has …