That’s an Onion headline. It rung too true for me – not because I’m a devil’s advocate – but because it brought me back to when I was 16, in 10th grade, and I attempted but failed to eviscerate my Asshole Devil’s Advocate history teacher. Instead I got humiliated myself.
We all View all photos
Mastodon is a progressive metal band from down south in Atlanta – and they sound it. Their peculiar style of prog-metal bear some of the tell-tale marks of all southern music:
- Extensive use of the straight-up View all photos
This is a post from my old blog, dated September 24, 2004. I like to quote this back now to dummies I knew back then who were drunk on “new economy” lies and were fooled into thinking housing was a great “investment”.
When the housing crash started in earnest in 2007-2008, my View all photos
My old music teacher called it “East-a Boston” for all the Italians who used to call it home back in the 70s and up View all photos
I know a lot of people hate Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters. These folks are either a) old Nirvana fans who think Grohl whored himself out for douchey music or 2) alt-indie music fans who think Grohl is a cheese ball hard rocker.
I identify with both these views, since Foo Fighters View all photos
My senior year in college was supposed to be a glorious one.
It started out that way – I was captain of the cross country running team, star intellectual of the philosophy department, and a classical guitarist with enough emerging talent to start tackling the most difficult music in the repertoire. Everything View all photos