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Open Thread #84
by | May 22, 2009 | 140 Comments
  Just a reminder: If there are conversations that veer off-course in other posts, you’re always welcome to move the discussion to the latest Open Thread, where all things off-topic and rambly can roam wild. Discussions are great things, but when they get out of hand they tend to stifle comments that are relevant to... More »


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Open Thread #83
by | May 15, 2009 | 115 Comments
  Friday again. Thank goodness for that, right? SONG OF THE DAY Ryuichi Sakamoto – “The Lang Song – Music for Artelligent City (One Winter Day remix).” I was making new ringtones for my cell this week, and remembered how awesome this song is, and now I have the most awesome ringtone(s). [ Download ]... More »


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Open Thread #82
by | May 8, 2009 | 230 Comments
  I happened to think of Cibo Matto this week, which made me think of how much I loved their video for this song, “Sugar Water,” which has got to be one of Michel Gondry’s masterworks. You don’t really understand what’s happening until halfway through, but when you do, it’s like mind = blown.  ... More »


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Open Thread #81
by | May 1, 2009 | 248 Comments
  For some reason, it seems like this week really sped by. I’m not sure if I feel happy about that or not. (I ain’t getting any younger and I can’t just let time slip away like that! On the other hand: Friday.) SONG OF THE DAY Anna Nalick – “Satellite” [ Download ] RELATED... More »


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Open Thread #80
by | April 24, 2009 | 182 Comments
  You know the drill. Talk! SONG OF THE DAY Aqualung -“Strange and Beautiful (I’ll Put a Spell On You).” Not a new song, but I’m in the mood for something nostalgic. [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #79 Open Thread #78 Open Thread #77 Open Thread #76 No tags for this post.... More »


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Open Thread #79
by | April 17, 2009 | 205 Comments
  Friday! SONG OF THE DAY Madeleine Peyroux – “I Must Be Saved” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #78 Open Thread #77 Open Thread #76 Open Thread #75 No tags for this post.... More »


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Open Thread #78
by | April 10, 2009 | 113 Comments
  Open Thread day! Have at it. SONG OF THE DAY Maximo Park – “Books From Boxes” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #77 Open Thread #76 Open Thread #75 Open Thread #74 No tags for this post.... More »


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Open Thread #77
by | April 3, 2009 | 156 Comments
  Hmm, I’ve been noticing a sharp upswing in the number of “First!” and other numerically declarative posts. They don’t bother me a whole lot, and actually make me laugh when, say, someone will announce “First?” and end up being twentieth (but that only ever happened in the BBF posts). But on the other hand,... More »


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Open Thread #76
by | March 27, 2009 | 123 Comments
  It’s Open Thread day. What’s going on? SONG OF THE DAY Kaiser Chiefs – “Always Happens Like That” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #75 Open Thread #74 Open Thread #73 Open Thread #72 No tags for this post.... More »


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Open Thread #75
by | March 20, 2009 | 135 Comments
  As always, Open Threads mean you’re free to run wild (er, within the bounds of good taste, of course!), so have at it. SONG OF THE DAY Kings of Convenience – “Toxic Girl” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #74 Open Thread #73 Open Thread #72 Open Thread #71 No tags for this... More »


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Open Thread #74
by | March 13, 2009 | 102 Comments
  Friday Open Thread, go! (If you’re confused about what Open Threads are, they’re exactly that — threads that are open to anything, whether off-topic (technically there’s no such thing as off-topic in an Open Thread) or whatever you feel like talking about.) SONG OF THE DAY Say Hi – “Elouise” [ Download ] RELATED... More »