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Another Week Ends: Parenting, Katy Perry, New Weezer, U2 and "God Told me to..."

Another Week Ends: Parenting, Katy Perry, New Weezer, U2 and "God Told me to…"

Filling in for DZ this week… 1. A great article from Chris Gottlieb for any parent who has ever been given unsolicited advice on their parenting skills ( I suppose that includes everyone?). The author laments: I marvel at how comfortable people feel telling complete strangers about their purported parenting flaws…No infraction is too small […]

2009 Christmas Playlist (And Presents)

2009 Christmas Playlist (And Presents)

A little on the late side, but nonetheless yule-rific! 1. The Christmas Song – The Raveonettes 2. Just Like Christmas – Low 3. O Holy Night – Duvall 4. Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight) – The Ramones 5. Child’s Christmas In Wales – John Cale 6. Christmas Must Be Tonight – The […]

Happiness is a Warm Snuggie (and Weezer)

Just like the Gospel, one size fits all.

Another Week Ends: Kierkegaard, Suicidal Pastors, Andre Agassi, Rick Warren, Weezer, Julian C, BSG

Another Week Ends: Kierkegaard, Suicidal Pastors, Andre Agassi, Rick Warren, Weezer, Julian C, BSG

1. A very interesting blog post over at the NY Times entitled, “Kierkegaard, Despair and Depression”, the final paragraph of which is really something (ht Jeff Dean): Each of us is subject to the weather of our own moods. Clearly, Kierkegaard thought that the darkling sky of his inner life was very much due to […]

In Memoriam

A belated post for Memorial Day: A friend of mine who is a Marine Lieutenant Colonel asked me recently if he had ever told me why he felt so strongly about coming to adult Sunday school and learning about the gospel. I told him that no, he had never mentioned it. I will never forget […]

4.5 B-Side Albums for the Holiday Weekend

4.5 B-Side Albums for the Holiday Weekend

Filling in for DZ this weekend… Typically, b-sides are b-sides for a reason. An artist writes 15, 20, or even 70 songs, and keeps the 11 or 12 best. Because of this, it’s pretty rare to find a b-side album worth what you paid for it (IF you paid for it), particularly not one that […]

June/July Playlist

I’m pretty proud of this one, but be warned: it contains some serious soft-rock. 1. Promised Land – Chuck Berry2. Get Better – Mates Of State3. Birds and Bees – Ben Lee4. The Other Side Of Summer – Elvis Costello5. Out Of Time – The Rolling Stones6. Needles And Pins – Jackie DeShannon7. We’re The […]