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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: "We Used to Wait," off Arcade Fire's 2010 tour de force The Suburbs, just got a little bit cooler... And a little bit more personal. The band collaborated with video director Chris Milk to tailor the user ...
A personalized memory lane, that is.

New Arcade Fire Video Takes You Down Memory Lane

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The Snap: “We Used to Wait,” off Arcade Fire’s 2010 tour de force The Suburbs, just got a little bit cooler… And a little bit more personal. The band collaborated with video director Chris Milk to tailor the user experience to one’s hometown, fostering a trip down memory lane by simply entering your address.
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The Snap: It has been way too long since I have written for this blog. I mean way too long. The fact is that I got too busy with work and other things and the blog dropped off my radar. But I found that I miss it and so I ...
Donald Sterling is a Racist Asshole

If You Hate Black People, In Addition To Being An Asshole, You Should Not Buy An NBA Team

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The Snap: It has been way too long since I have written for this blog. I mean way too long. The fact is that I got too busy with work and other things and the blog dropped off my radar. But I found that I miss it and so I am going to try to [&hellip
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The Snap: With pundits and politicians backing away from Cliven Bundy faster than hipsters back away from their own farts at a crowded party, it’s been a tough call as to who “won” This Month in Jackassery. Would it ...
Whenever I hear anyone arguing over slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

This Month in Jackassery: What The Hell Kind Of Name is Cliven Anyway?

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The Snap: With pundits and politicians backing away from Cliven Bundy faster than hipsters back away from their own farts at a crowded party, it’s been a tough call as to who “won” This Month in Jackassery. Would it be the man himself – a patriot who doesn’t recognize the authority of the United States [&hellip
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The Snap: "High Ball Stepper" was the first song to be released from Jack White’s upcoming album, Lazaretto, and the way that the growling guitars combine with that weird liquid-ish substance in the video is truly ...
Jack White Proves Again Why He's a Rock God.

Why Jack White’s Upcoming Album Is Going To Be Killer

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The Snap: “High Ball Stepper” was the first song to be released from Jack White’s upcoming album, Lazaretto, and the way that the growling guitars combine with that weird liquid-ish substance in the video is truly captivating. However, the title track went above and beyond just pouring some slime and sand all over speakers,
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The Snap: As we all know, global warming is a hoax cooked up by Hillary Clinton to derail the Tea Party Express with lies about polar whatsits and rising sea levels. Just ask the less than 3 percent of climate scientists ...
Happy Belated Earth Day! Now Try To Actually Do Something That Matters.

Water, Water Everywhere?

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The Snap: As we all know, global warming is a hoax cooked up by Hillary Clinton to derail the Tea Party Express with lies about polar whatsits and rising sea levels. Just ask the less than 3 percent of climate scientists who agree with Herman Cain that manmade global warming is poppycock or some other [&hellip
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The Snap: It’s been far too long since we've paid any attention to House Speaker John Boehner and for that we must make amends. We could try to lay the blame at the feet of the Rip Van Winkle-like Congress who ...
Democracy Differences in the US and Afghanistan

The Orange Man Cometh

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The Snap: It’s been far too long since we’ve paid any attention to House Speaker John Boehner and for that we must make amends. We could try to lay the blame at the feet of the Rip Van Winkle-like Congress who continues to nap their way towards glorious mediocrity. But let’s not waste time pointing fingers; [&hellip
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The Snap: By now, you've probably heard the news: Sitting is the new smoking, and it's killing us all by increasing our risks for multiple health hazards, such as obesity, cancer, physical disablement and more. The news ...
First Impressions

My Week with a Standing Desk

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The Snap: By now, you’ve probably heard the news: Sitting is the new smoking, and it’s killing us all by increasing our risks for multiple health hazards, such as obesity, cancer, physical disablement and more. The news is even worse when you factor in that the average American spends 13 hours per day sitting, and that [&hell
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The Snap: Record Store Day 2014 is officially taking place this Saturday, aaaand it’s kind of a big deal. Think Black Friday for vinyl enthusiasts. And now that it’s being celebrated by thousands of local record ...
The Most Exciting 'Record Store Day' Yet.

Prepare Yourself for Record Store Day 2014

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The Snap: Record Store Day 2014 is officially taking place this Saturday, aaaand it’s kind of a big deal. Think Black Friday for vinyl enthusiasts. And now that it’s being celebrated by thousands of local record stores around the country, nearly everyone will have access to a shop that’s participating in the festivities. Many bands
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The Snap: Late last month, The Black Keys released "Fever," the first single from their upcoming album. Now they’re back with the release of the LP's title track, "Turn Blue," that continues with the slower, mellower ...
Too Much Danger Mouse Can Be A Bad Thing.

The Black Keys Release New Single, “Turn Blue”

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The Snap: Late last month, The Black Keys released “Fever,” the first single from their upcoming album. Now they’re back with the release of the LP’s title track, “Turn Blue,” that continues with the slower, mellower vibe of its predecessor. The two tracks still carry the recognizable sound of The Black K
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The Snap: About six months ago, I started playing hockey. Even though I had participated in a variety of other sports while growing up -- such as baseball, basketball, soccer, football and track & field -- I had never ...
You'll Learn A Lot About Yourself

Why You Should Pick Up A New Sport in Middle Age

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The Snap: About six months ago, I started playing hockey. Even though I had participated in a variety of other sports while growing up — such as baseball, basketball, soccer, football and track & field — I had never played hockey before, either as an child or an adult. Hockey just wasn’t a very big [&hellip
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The Snap: In today’s post we have the not-so-shocking conclusion of why you would completely fail an apocalypse.  Previously we learned how you pretty much hate the outdoors for more than a day or two, you don’t know ...
If You Can't Handle 3 Days Without Electricity, You Will Fail The Apocalypse

Why You Won’t Survive The Apocalypse: Part II

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The Snap: In today’s post we have the not-so-shocking conclusion of why you would completely fail an apocalypse.  Previously we learned how you pretty much hate the outdoors for more than a day or two, you don’t know how to do anything useful in or after an apocalypse, and you have no social skills. It’s [&hellip
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The Snap: Game of Thrones debuted its first episode in season 4 last Sunday. Its highly anticipated release wasn't just hype, as was evidenced by the good 'ole HBO Go Crash that seems to be the norm reserved for first ...
Where debauchery and cruelty are all in good fun

In Honor of Game of Thrones Season 4

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The Snap: Game of Thrones debuted its first episode in season 4 last Sunday. Its highly anticipated release wasn’t just hype, as was evidenced by the good ‘ole HBO Go Crash that seems to be the norm reserved for first episodes and finales these days (yes, it also plagued viewers during the True Detective finale. Poor form,
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The Snap: Late last year, I wrote "Why @MagicRecs Is Great," in which I noted that Twitter's @MagicRecs is, well, anything but great. "I haven’t found many — if any — new accounts to follow on an ongoing basis via ...
Still a big #fail

Why Twitter’s @MagicRecs Still Sucks

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The Snap: Late last year, I wrote “Why @MagicRecs Is Great,” in which I noted that Twitter’s @MagicRecs is, well, anything but great. “I haven’t found many — if any — new accounts to follow on an ongoing basis via @MagicRecs,” I said back then, and to date, nothing has changed. Although I’ve kept
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