Tag: Music

  • How to Make Listening to Adele Even Sadder

    I’m in the car, driving my almost three-year-old to her preschool. Music’s playing. Her: What is this? Me: This is the Breeders. Her: It’s fast. Fast and loud. Me: That’s right. Fast and loud music helps us get all the wiggles out. You can shake your head and shake your arms and yell really loud […]

  • Hey, Pamie: “What if I don’t have anything to write about?”

    My apologies to the small backlog of Weekly Procrastinations. If you wrote to me recently, I fully intend to get to your letter, but this one has been bothering me since it arrived last week, because I think the answer I’m going to have to give is one I didn’t anticipate having to say to […]

  • Djörk


    I am headed to the Austin Film Festival tomorrow (click here for my panel info), and some of you who follow me on Twitter have already warned me to be careful since Johnny Depp will be there as well and there’s the potential for me to do something like that time I accidentally made an […]

  • good reviews and me dorking out on someone else’s website.

    I love largehearted boy. First of all, he says nice things about me: Few writers are as funny as Pamela Ribon, who infuses her novels with satirical humor alongside honest glimpses into our most intimate relationships. Going in Circles is her new novel, a work that blends divorce, heartbreak, roller derby, and friendship into one […]

  • Weeeee! You I You Weeee Meeeee Meeee! Youuuuu! They You I Meeeeee They Us!

    We all have those dreams where we think of the most brilliant joke or story and when we wake up we forget what it was. If we do remember the joke — usually in the shower or on the drive to work, when our brains go back to slumber-numb — it’s usually a letdown. I […]

  • good lord, grizzly bear.

    Just when I’d finally gotten over my PTSD from the “Black Hole Sun” video, this. No? Eyes and creepy Aphex Twin manboy faces don’t do it for you? Try this one, then. Yeeeeeeeeeee.

  • black cab sessions and slow club

    Official Secrets Act from Black Cab Sessions on Vimeo. Au Revoir Simone from Black Cab Sessions on Vimeo. and my new favorite obsession, Slow Club:

  • in my ears:

    The Sounds: Crossing the Rubicon Sonic Youth: The Eternal Regina Spektor: Far Discovery: LP Phoenix: Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Moby: Wait For Me Johann Johannsson: Fordlandia Spoon: Got Nuffin

  • background music for when things are awesome

    Elbow: The Seldom Seen Kid Silversun Pickups: Swoon Sliimy: Paint Your Face –(Delphine! Have you heard this yet?) Does It Offend You, Yeah? You Have No Idea What You’re Getting Yourself Into Sara Watkins: Sara Watkins Glasvegas: Glasvegas Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs: It’s Blitz! Ra Ra Riot: The Rhumb Line