Tag Archives: Hall and Oates

An ambitious new noise project is launched

Today, over lunch, I mentioned to my friend Pete that it had been several weeks since anyone had asked to be my friend on Facebook. (I’d like to think that we’re unique, but I suspect old bandmates the world over talk about the same kind of nonsense when they get together over inexpensive Indian food.) […]

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Introducing my new Hall and Oates cover band, Corridor and Grain

Yesterday, after having lunch with my reclusive rock star friend Pete Larson, he and I were driving around Ann Arbor, listening to loud music, with our windows rolled down, and taking turns, as we often do, commenting on how much we hate the things around us. Well, at some point, the Hall and Oates song […]

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And that’s why I can’t go for that

Someone just reminded me of my favorite scene from The Mighty Boosh. It’s that scene in season 3 where former zookeeper Bob Fossil, now the manager of a club called the Velvet Onion, says, “And that’s why I can’t go for that.” I know that probably doesn’t sound funny, but it is. I think it’s […]

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The return of Keyboard Cat

It’s all over the internets tonight, but I thought that I should include it in today’s offerings just in case you missed it. It’s new footage of our friend Keyboard Cat, this time providing social commentary on casual PCP use. The best cultural critique I’ve found thus far comes from MetaFilter user I Foody, who […]

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