Worth A Read: Mereba–Dodging The Devil

I’m not quite sure where to file Spoken Word stuff here, other than occasionally in the “shit I like” pile. I consider it mostly like podcasts and audiobooks, I call it reading, not listening for some reason. I’m not sure if that is old school, curmudgeon or what. I also refuse to ponder it too long. Consume, enjoy, properly ponder, learn, move on. I’ve posted about my love for Tiny Desk before. Last week, Mereba was on there. I had no familiarity, but I tend to listen to every new episode TD puts out. Walking out in an isolated area, … Continue reading Worth A Read: Mereba–Dodging The Devil

From Nuts To Millions, How To Amplify The Crazy

I regularly listen to On The Media from WNYC, a podcast about how news is covered, deeper looks at topics and themes, etc. It is often inside baseball, but I enjoy it quite a bit. This week, they featured on their feed the latest episode of Trump Inc. This episode was “All The President’s Memes”, which took a look at the Doral convention full of conspiracy whack jobs. You know, the one with the Trump/Kingsmen video mash-up. The episode is full of names I am unfortunately very familiar with, due to them getting retweeted or shared frequently by people who … Continue reading From Nuts To Millions, How To Amplify The Crazy

T Swift And Tiny Desk: Set Your Notions Aside

Most who know me know I am a fan of the Tiny Desk concert series. I have been a subscriber for years now. It has been a great way to see some of my favorite artist in a more intimate live setting. It is also a great way to discover new artist, as I almost never skip an episode. This week NPR had some new girl on there some of ya’ll may nor may not have heard of: Taylor Swift, or T Swift. I think she goes back and forth hoping one catches on. Seems like a sound strategy. I’m … Continue reading T Swift And Tiny Desk: Set Your Notions Aside