Archive for November 2012

Psy and Gangnam Style: 10 Fun Facts

Psy and Gangnam Style: 10 Fun Facts
You may have heard that “Gangnam Style”, the viral video by Psy, has broken the YouTube record previously held by His Royal Bieber (Baby, Baby!) for most views with 854 million hits and counting.  Holy shizzle- that’s even more than Rebecca Black had with the “Friday” sensation! There many mysteries associated with this peculiar song,... Read more »

Alicia Keys and her son bring us "Girl On Fire"

Alicia Keys and her son bring us "Girl On Fire"
I haven’t been all that enamored with any of the new music I’ve listened to lately- not enough that I can motivate myself to write about it anyway.  Tuesdays are new music days, and this week I chose to try the new Alicia Keys album, “Girl On Fire.”  It wasn’t a hard choice: I can... Read more »

No Shave November: 2012 Music Edition

Adam Levine:  Just in case you can't tell that Adam is badass from his no-nonsense beard, he's also wearing a nice wide v-neck to show off his tats.
For the third year in a row, I have enjoyed compiling a peek at some of our favorite artists who support No Shave November (some of them all year round!).  Since I’ve used up some of the more obvious entrants in past editions, this year I decided to peruse the top albums on iTunes and... Read more »
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My voting choice is not "wrong"

My voting choice is not "wrong"
This evening after work, I will go to the polls and vote like a good American.  I’ve been struck during this election season by how impassioned the supporters of both presidential candidates have been.  Perhaps because this is the first election in which social media has been so prominent it has felt more than ever... Read more »

James Bond theme songs: The best and the worst

James Bond theme songs: The best and the worst
Bloggers are advised to write about current topics.  I considered this when thinking about how I could link current events to the narrow frame of what interests me.  Hurricane Sandy?  What I know about that hurricane is that my New York coworkers seem to be getting a few days off (although some are “working from... Read more »