Saturday, March 01, 2008

Oh, Matty

Why are you eating a candy apple whilst chatting with Radio1 DJs? And where does one get candy apples at the NME awards?

Friday, February 29, 2008

'Mersey Paradise'

Just because I don't think I've posted this in the last 6 weeks...gorgeous.

I betcha

this is the eyeliner (in 'Baked') The Wire had on last night. Bless his glammy little heart.

Hee hee

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Another one

of my bass-playing "boyfriends," Mr. Nicholas (Jones) Wire. I swear to y'all, I liked guitar-guitar players not but a year ago... Oh, how the mighty have fallen.
"That was the one I turned up for! It was between me and Patrick Wolf!"
Oh, Nicky....

Random ten

1. You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb- Spoon
2. Joy To The World- Three Dog Night
3. Caravan Girl- Goldfrapp
4. Let's Stick Together- KT Tunstall
5. Look At Me, I'm Sandra Dee- Stockard Channing
6. You've Got To Hide Your Love Away- The Subways
7. You Know I'm No Good- Arctic Monkeys
8. Anyone Who Had A Heart- Shelby Lynne
9. Come On Come On- Jet
10. Soul Man- Sam & Dave

11. Can't Get Out Of Bed- Charlatans
12. Heart Of Glass- Blondie


Bizzle's hoodie.

God, I love it when he gets rant-y

Ladies and gentlemen, my writer "boyfriend," Mr. Charles Pierce.
Witness the peerless takedown of Timmeh Russert. A thing of beauty.

His shillery came later. In a week when St. John McCain was being roasted over his lobbyist-laden past and when the FEC had started to look at the Straight Talker's cheap-ass lawyering around the campaign-finance statutes, Russert chose to spend useless minutes hasing Barack Obama around something Obama had said last year. Hillary was dead right there at the end, although she needs work on the snark, too. Nothing about China. Nothing about FISA or signing statements or the wreck of the constitutional order. Nothing about climate change.

But plenty of time for a three-rail shot about Obama, his pastor, and Farrakhan, whose name I swear I have not heard twice in the past decade. (Marty Peretz hears it through the fillings in his teeth, but that's another matter.) That stuff was truly rank.

What in the name of god does the relationship of Obama's pastor to Louis Farrakhan have to do with being president of the United States? John McCain's state co-chairman in Arizona, a sitting congresscritter, got himself indicted this week. Think that'll come up any time soon? Hell, if you wanted to tweak Obama about somebody with whom he had a more tangible connection, Tony Rezko went on trial YESTERDAY. No mention of it that I heard.

The only reason to bring up Farrakhan was to play the Scary Negro card. At this point the lines between hackery and shillery form a perfect right angle and stretch on to infinity. And, by the way, it would help MSNBC's campaign to become the Scourge Of Public Bigots if it didn't keep putting Pat Buchanan on my TV screen every 11 seconds.


Wednesday, February 27, 2008

'Girls Like Mystery'

The Cribs will be joined by Johnny "fucking" Marr at the NME awards tomorrow...

The Smiths' Johnny Marr is set to join The Cribs for the whole of their set at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2008 Big Gig.Marr has been regularly performing on the last section of the band’s sets on the recent Shockwaves NME Awards Tour, but the guitarist will now join them for their whole set at London’s O2 Arena tomorrow night (February 28).


I'm not too bright.

I've been a bit paranoid lately. We've had what could only be referred to as a shitload of snow this winter, and I've recently noticed odd tracks in the snow outside of the house (I live in the sticks).

I've been thinking that we have a yeti (no, not Jawwwwwwwn's band) roaming about the pastoral countryside here. Or worse, weird stalker-type persons.

Imagine my relief (and concern for my own mental health) today when I realized that they were footprints from DEER. And possibly, our dumb but lovable Labs, Daisy and Rosie.

It's been a rough season is all I'm saying....

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Guinness Sign

Guinness Sign, originally uploaded by Andy Hares.

Monday, February 25, 2008

Lucid dreaming in Venice

Love the reflections on the water....

Sunday, February 24, 2008

"I've just seen a face"

This is so sweet.


Sydney Bristow cleans up nice... Look at that necklace!


Just gorgeous.

Mr. Urban!

When on the red carpet, do not ogle your wife's boobies!