My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-3-27) →
She & Him (33) The Rentals (24) Grizzly Bear (13) Elliott Smith (7) Christina Aguilera (4) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
My book review was published today!
Get yo ass over to an educational institution with access to Journal of Gender Studies to read the book review I wrote back in July. It’s only a book review. But it’s an exciting start!
Times it's acceptable to see the use of Comic...
On a slurry tanker reading: “We’re the number one company in the number two business”
Because my sister had a baby this week and I...
I just bought myself and baby (almost) matching mustard yellow dresses from eBay.
The Rentals - I’m Waiting. Just waiting on...
Second rant of the (early) morning
“Emerging trend alert: Almost all of the great bands I’ve seen at this year’s SXSW are, in one way or another, punk rock bands with at least one female member” - That’s cool and all, Tom Breihan from Pitchfork, but I’d rather being in a band and presenting as female wasn’t considered a ‘trend’.
Save up two weeks of Law and Order: SVU because...
CRUEL WORLD. CRUEL, CRUEL WORLD.
shelbyconqueso: “He knew that I love you also means I love you more than anyone loves you, or has loved you, or will love you, and also, I love you in a way that no one loves you, or has loved you, or will love you, and also, I love you in a way that I love no one else, and never have loved anyone else, and never will love anyone else.” -Everything is Illuminated, Jonathan Safran Foer
My lumbar support can seriously not get here quick...
My back is slowly turning into one massive knot.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-3-13) →
The Elected (25) Arcade Fire (16) Sufjan Stevens (12) Adele (8) Elliott Smith (7) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
SPELLCHECK HATES MY PHD.
Student: “[referring to the reading] hang on, is that even a word?” Me: “Probably not, but to be honest, it doesn’t really matter, Sociologists make up words all over the shop [pause]… it’s pretty much the only way we feel we have any power”
I just realised that Jerry O'Connell played Vern...
Song that are relevant to my life: The Beatles -...
Fucking shit sucks.
Songs that are relevant to my life: The Motors -...
My problems vs. The World's problems.
I am Mopy McMoperson because my boyfriend has gone off to be a sound engineer for the next week or so in North America and I miss him already. Meanwhile the Pacific is dealing with:
Happy International Women's Day Motherlovers!
It’s the centenary and everything.
Sometimes when you’re not feeling good, you have to listen to really sad...– - Conor Oberst about Elliott Smith in a 2003 All Things Considered interview. He went on to say that he liked to “listen to Elliott Smith’s songs when he [couldn’t] find anyone to talk to on the phone” and thought that it was sad that, “through his music, [Smith]...
The Royal Festival Hall/Southbank Centre can go...
Edit: HAR HAR HAR. You’re not getting my money. I decided to give it to Manchester, who happens to not be a dick. Going to see Sufjan. WOO!
So the Lady Gaga 'Born This Way' video has been... →
I think for me I’m torn between lots of things that all centre around whether or not I think this whole thing for Gaga is ‘visibility signals a change in ideology’ or if it’s a case of perpetuating the ‘otherness’ of particular communities. I’m going with the latter. Born this way implies that there is something fundamentally different with people from...