Disinformation campaigns are news, except in our biggest newspapers. — the daily howler: Krugman writes the same (good) column!
The album’s opener was written at Loveless’ husband’s grandma’s house in the middle of the night while thinking about Robyn. She envisioned the track as a production heavy pop song, but soon realized she couldn’t make it work. “I was just like, ‘Well, I can’t really do this because I don’t know anything about programming beats,’” —
Interview: Lydia Loveless Strikes Fear in the Hearts of Her Exes on ‘Somewhere Else’ « Radio.com News
During the 2000 campaign, he developed a very personal, gut-level animus toward Al Gore. And it showed in our coverage. — The Tyranny and Lethargy of the Times Editorial Page | The New York Observer
Monsters of Health: Pearl Jam, Jim James Help Clear Up Obamacare Confusion | SPIN | Newswire
Spain’s agent in the Upper Missouri was a mystic from Wales, hunting for the Welsh-speaking descendants of a prince who, myth had it, crossed the Atlantic to escape the English 600 years earlier —
The making of America: March of history | The Economist
The Economist doesn’t byline its articles, but I see you, Super Furry Animals main man Gruff Rhys
(via Pete Seeger, Folk Lion and Social Activist, Dead at 94 | SPIN | Newswire)
There was no pre-writing involved in this one, just seeing the news, drinking the coffee, and typing, but I’m pretty happy with how it came out. Includes quotes from Bruce Springsteen, Bill Clinton, John Fahey, Tom Morello, and Studs Terkel.
June 5, 2010 - Macklemore at Vaudeville Mews in Des Moines, IA -
DJ Richie Daggers
(via Danny Brown, Purity Ring’s Megan James Drop Well-Earned ‘25 Bucks’ on ‘Kimmel’)
In case you missed this yesterday/two nights ago. Still makes me smile.
In answer to the question! it’s what we use to fight your Devil worshiping friends ad family! — What the Hell Is ‘Alone Yet Not Alone’ and How Is It Up for a Best Song Oscar? | SPIN | Newswire | Awards