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Charlie My Boy

So Much More Than Just a Dog
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There was no traffic at 3am. That’s good in one respect as I needed to get my dog to the Emergency Animal Hospital and it’s horrible in another respect in that I knew what would happen when we got there. There was a little more traffic at 4:30am, when I drove back to my house [&hellip
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The Snap: The Roots have cut their first album since Jimmy Fallon took over The Tonight Show from Jay Leno and brought the coolest backup band in TV history with him. Released in May, …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, ...
THE ROOTS KEEP IT COMIN' IN THEIR NEW ALBUM

Listen To: …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin

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The Snap: The Roots have cut their first album since Jimmy Fallon took over The Tonight Show from Jay Leno and brought the coolest backup band in TV history with him. Released in May, …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, the group’s fifth, non-collaborative album since joining Def Jam Recordings, is further proof that fame [&hellip
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The Snap: If your definition of a party includes being detained in shoddy conditions while idiots demonize you, then we have got a celebration for you! Did you know that life on the U.S.-Mexican border is basically a ...
New Anthem: It's My Party And I'll Deport You If I Want To

Party In The USA

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The Snap: If your definition of a party includes being detained in shoddy conditions while idiots demonize you, then we have got a celebration for you! Did you know that life on the U.S.-Mexican border is basically a party? That’s why tens of thousands of children are traveling alone on foot for days on end [&hellip
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The Snap: Television writer Sally Wainwright, the force of nature of a television writer from across the pond, has treated audiences to another treat: Happy Valley [trailer below], a show that The Guardian claims has ...
This British crime drama isn't playing into American entertainment stereotypes... And it's refreshing.

You Should Watch: Happy Valley

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The Snap: Television writer Sally Wainwright, the force of nature of a television writer from across the pond, has treated audiences to another treat: Happy Valley [trailer below], a show that The Guardian claims has “got something for everyone to get their teeth into, except perhaps Calderdale’s tourism team.” Never o
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The Snap This may surprise some readers but we are etiquette and evasion experts here at The Snap Download. We’ve already helped thousands with office manners, awkward situations, and rules for wedding havers and goers. ...
Would You Excuse Me? I Cut My Foot and My Shoe Is Filling With Blood.

When I Am Queen of Everything: The Closer

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The Snap This may surprise some readers but we are etiquette and evasion experts here at The Snap Download. We’ve already helped thousands with office manners, awkward situations, and rules for wedding havers and goers. We’ve been asking ourselves how can we continue to help the people (and simultaneously ditch our bureaucratic day jo
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The Snap: Happy Fangs is a band from San Francisco, self described as a "war-painted and wiry rock trio." They are highly influenced by Nirvana, Hanni El Khatib, Viv Albertine, Palma Violets, The Vaccines, Wavves, Blood ...
Happy Fangs reviewed

Why are These Fangs so Happy?

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The Snap: Happy Fangs is a band from San Francisco, self described as a “war-painted and wiry rock trio.” They are highly influenced by Nirvana, Hanni El Khatib, Viv Albertine, Palma Violets, The Vaccines, Wavves, Blood Red Shoes, Lowell, Plastic Bertrand etc., and you can definitely hear it in their music. The word that migh
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The Snap: King Crimson occupies both a space of obscurity and reverence in the annals of rock. The once seminal icons of prog rock have shown that experimentation need not be a hallmark of one's music but of one's career, ...
Back in the Court of the Crimson King

See King Crimson Live On Tour

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The Snap: King Crimson occupies both a space of obscurity and reverence in the annals of rock. The once seminal icons of prog rock have shown that experimentation need not be a hallmark of one’s music but of one’s career, as well. That’s why a surprise to the reunion tour is a surprise itself. But [&hellip
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The Snap: Here at The Snap Download, we masochistically search for topics that freak us out and/or annoy the bejeezus out of us. This often comes in the form of big-brained men explaining things our small lady brains ...
Next You'll Be Telling Me the Care Bears Were Homicidal Maniacs

The Love Boat and Other Lies

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The Snap: Here at The Snap Download, we masochistically search for topics that freak us out and/or annoy the bejeezus out of us. This often comes in the form of big-brained men explaining things our small lady brains can’t handle like birth control, evolution or political disenfranchisement.  But sometimes we stumble along amnesia lane
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The Snap: Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit is, after bated breath from eager fans around the world, releasing its third studio album in just a few short days. The compilation of new material promises to collectively offer ...
Swedish sisters meets America's country music roots.

Listen to: First Aid Kit, ‘Stay Gold’

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The Snap: Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit is, after bated breath from eager fans around the world, releasing its third studio album in just a few short days. The compilation of new material promises to collectively offer “a statement of staying power; a collection of bright, smart, substantial songs that stick around.” The al
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The Snap: I wrote a comment in the NYT a while back in response to an editorial by Charles Blow. The column was about the why we are not enraged. How come the population is not more upset by the political system? With ...
Also, Fuck Jet Blue

Impotence Rage

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The Snap: I wrote a comment in the NYT a while back in response to an editorial by Charles Blow. The column was about the why we are not enraged. How come the population is not more upset by the political system? With everything that is happening we should be outraged. I may have even [&hellip
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The Snap: On average, people spend eleventy gajillion hours at work. At least that’s what it feels like most days. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that on average, Americans spend 7.7 hours per day at work.  ...
Let's Put The Fun Back Into Dysfunctional Offices!

When I Am Queen of Everything: Caging the Raging

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The Snap: On average, people spend eleventy gajillion hours at work. At least that’s what it feels like most days. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that on average, Americans spend 7.7 hours per day at work.  What that number doesn’t reflect is the alarming about of people working 41+ hours per week; in [&hellip
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The Snap: I have been wanting to write this for a while but have not had the time. Mainly because my sports watching has been focused on the Rangers finally getting back to the Stanly Cup and not basketball. But there was ...
Mark Cuban isn't one.

Racism? No.

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The Snap: I have been wanting to write this for a while but have not had the time. Mainly because my sports watching has been focused on the Rangers finally getting back to the Stanly Cup and not basketball. But there was something that happened recently that I think deserves comment. That is the Mark [&hellip
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The Snap: If you hadn’t heard, President Obama has proven yet again he hates all Americans by allowing the Environmental Protection Agency to issue guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Never mind the fact that ...
Job Killers Vs. Actual Killers: You Decide

Old King Coal

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The Snap: If you hadn’t heard, President Obama has proven yet again he hates all Americans by allowing the Environmental Protection Agency to issue guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Never mind the fact that the EPA chose to set the timeline in such a way that it’s completely accomplishable without the economy tanking and
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The Snap: Makthaverskan is the moniker for Sweden's new breakout band, a group of 5 twenty-somethings who have been making music together since they were teenagers. Hailing from Gothenburg, the group blends pop, punk, and ...
Gothenburg gives birth to a rare musical gem.

Listen to this: Makthaverskan

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The Snap: Makthaverskan is the moniker for Sweden’s new breakout band, a group of 5 twenty-somethings who have been making music together since they were teenagers. Hailing from Gothenburg, the group blends pop, punk, and experimental rock to create a sound that has latched on to listeners all over the globe. You can listen to [&hel
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