Archives for: "August 2007"

Love is A Mix-Tape - Rob Sheffield

August 30th, 2007
What is love? Great minds have been grappling with this question throughout the ages, and in the modern era, they have come up with many different answers. According to Western philosopher Pat Benetar, love is a battlefield. Her paisan Frank Sinatra… more »

Cashback

August 29th, 2007
Ben Willis is an Art College student who finds himself with a lot more time on his hands after he and his girlfriend go their separate ways. Not only does he gain the time they would have spent together, but also any time normally allocated to sleep… more »

Book of the Month - September, 2007

August 22nd, 2007
Love Is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time by Rob Sheffield What is love? Great minds have been grappling with this question throughout the ages, and in the modern era, they have come up with many different answers. According to Western… more »

The 2007 Man Booker Prize (Nominees)

August 10th, 2007
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction represents the very best in contemporary fiction (from the UK, Ireland, and the Commonwealth). One of the world’s most prestigious awards, and one of incomparable influence, it continues to be the pinnacle of ambition… more »

August 9th, 2007
Robin Hood: Kindly let me pass. Little John: Uh, no. Sorry, but a toll is a toll, and a roll is a roll, and if we don't get no tolls, then we don't eat no rolls. Little John: I made that up. Robin Hood: It's very fascinating. But I'm afraid I'm going to… more »

Do the right thing.

August 8th, 2007
The idea has been popularized and since bastardized by Sin City. "What happens in Las Vegas, stays in Las Vegas." I happen to dislike the way the slogan has been colloquialized and is now used so freely, but I love what it stands for. It stands for the… more »

Wallular Accoutrements

August 7th, 2007
I have remained lazy strong in my position to not cover the walls of my place with just anything. My interior decorating skills lie not in covering my walls, but in covering the floor (with dirty clothes) and the kitchen counter (with dirty dishes). And… more »

For One More Day - Mitch Albom

August 2nd, 2007
Mitch Albom has mesmerized readers around the world with his number one New York Times bestsellers, The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie. Now he returns with a beautiful, haunting novel about the family we love and the chances we… more »

matt pond PA - If You Want Blood EP

August 1st, 2007
matt pond PA's latest full-length album recently broke into the select company of albums I listen to most. As I started to realize how much I enjoy the sound of the album, I needed more. As if right on cue, the band releases 5 new tracks (with a new LP… more »