B.B. King Dies at 89

Blues legend B.B. King died this morning at the age of 89 after having quite a few health problems later in life.  But he did make it to 89.  Blues people seem to live a long time overall.  Maybe bitching all the time is good for your health.  My Catholic Nana lived to her 90s…

Friday Nineties – MTV Choose or Lose

Back in 1992, MTV decided to goose ratings by making kids think they would make a difference in elections.  So they brought out their Choose or Lose campaign, headlined by Kurt Loder and Tabitha Soren.  Eva Halloween made me think of the whole thing by popping up on my IM on Wednesday night: Kurt Loder…

Friday Nineties – the L.A. Riots

*taps little music conductor table with conductor baton* I will now complain that things were harder when I was younger. IN MY DAY IF YOU WANTED TO KNOW THE COPS WERE RACIST YOU NEEDED TO CARRY AROUND A BIG ASS VIDEO CAMERA.  People didn’t have phones in their pockets.  And nobody had a camera except…

Holy Living Crap is this What We have Become?

Some woman wrote an article in Harper’s Bazaar about how she was sick of having to pick out clothes every day and being late for meeting so she bought a bunch of clothes that were the same. I had to go get my eyes because they rolled all the way out of my head while…

Brother Orange Will Melt Your Icy Heart

If any of you are down with whats doing on Twitter and the interwebz lately then you should already have seen this photo which is typically titled something like “Actual photo of my heart”. LOLZ right? Well, rather than ice, I usually refer to my heart as cold and coal black, more like this: (By…

Friday Nineties – Clinton Clinton Clinton

In the Nineties most people didn’t have very much to do on email, mainly because we still talked to each other on the phone and it took longer to get online to read email than it did to actually go to the person’s house.  Of course it is a very different world now and look…