Thursday, July 16, 2009

Cass McCombs on Job Satisfaction

There is work. There is play. There is play that is work, and play that is play. And work that is work, and in only one of these lies happiness.

Cass McCombs: The Executioner's Song

Friday, July 10, 2009

Advertising Gone Bad

I don't know what it is about a baby gleefully holding a razor to his (or her?) face that makes me want to go out and buy the new Gillette Fusion. But it does.

Monday, July 06, 2009

R.I.P. McNamara

Today Robert McNamara died. Read about his fascinating life in this NYT obit. Several years ago Errol Morris filmed one of my favorite documentaries of all time on McNamara's life, The Fog of War.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Two Weeks

This is one of the best songs I've heard this year. The drumming is nails.