- The Song Decoders – an article on the Pandora Music Genome Project
- When you walk around Disney land, the volume of the ambient music never changes. Here’s why.
- Einstein, on religion.
- Fish who fart to communicate
- Career choices for girls according to videogames. Blarrgh!
- Falling in love makes us more creative
- Learn how to be lucky – or luckier
When I was young, I set up my father’s record player in my bedroom, with his old drawing table, and I painted watercolors on any piece of paper that made the mistake of being in range while listening to Peter Paul and Mary, the soundtrack to 1776, the Kingston Trio, and occasionally some of his other stuff.
Tonight, I’m home alone, listening to Peter Paul and Mary and the Kingston Trio while drawing comics on a Wacom tablet with a surface about the size of the paper I used to paint.
It’s a good way to be.
I’d seen a few headlines on various websites regarding a brilliant classical musician (who I’d honestly never heard of) disguised as a street musician playing in a Washington DC train station, but I hadn’t stopped to read them. Today, I saw a link to the article again, and stopped to read it… and I’m glad.
You should read it too.
I don’t know why exactly, but the music video Thou Shalt always Kill amuses the hell out of me.
Submitted for your approval: on the left speaker, Nickelback: How You Remind Me (2001) and on the right speaker, Nickelback: Someday (2003). Can you tell the difference?