Unfortunately, I was in Yosemite over the weekend, and had no cell reception or Internet access, though I was told I would. Sorry this is so late. Standings Lightbody, Todd (7-0) — Eagles, Redskins, Saints, Chargers, Broncos, Cardinals, Patriots Mack, Eric (7-0) — Eagles, Packers, Saints, Chargers, Steelers, Cardinals, Redskins Schear, Andrew (6-1) — Eagles, […]
The most elaborate reissue of Soundgarden's greatest album is something of a disappointment. Despite an abundance of tracks, standouts are few and far between, and overall the release is just decent in quality.
Losers bracket is now in effect for a couple of folks, so we might as well bring the standings into the mix. Standings Lightbody, Todd (5-0) — Eagles, Redskins, Saints, Chargers, Broncos Mack, Eric (5-0) — Eagles, Packers, Saints, Chargers, Steelers Schear, Andrew (5-0) — Eagles, Packers, Patriots, Chargers, Seahawks Mack, Ryan (4-1) — Steelers, […]
“This time the mission is a man.” – Sgt. Horvath Joseph Stalin once brilliantly pointed out, “A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.” This fully sums up both the madness of war when it is executed on a mass scale and, perhaps more tellingly, how it is so continually rationalized in the civilized […]
“Rome is to become a Republic again.” — Marcus Aurelius Many, many things in Gladiator are simply not accurate. The character Maximus is a necessary fiction; having characters make patently false statements like “Rome was founded as a Republic” is something of a head scratcher. Curiously, the Wikipedia article on Gladiator makes no mention of this […]
When I was counting down my list of favorite albums in late 2011 and early 2012, I still hadn’t really heard much electronic music, and the only trip-hop I was familiar with was the Sneaker Pimps’ song “6 Underground” and DJ Shadow’s amazing album Endtroducing…, which I have since profiled in an In Rotation entry. I […]