josh blog

Ordinary language is all right.

One could divide humanity into two classes:
those who master a metaphor, and those who hold by a formula.
Those with a bent for both are too few, they do not comprise a class.

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6 Jun '05 08:40:41 AM

I saw the Junior Boys at the 400 Bar tonight. I don't like shows, but I was happy.

Before and during their set Jeremy Greenspan was downing Robitussin straight from the bottle. 'I think he's supposed to have a big white plastic cup for that,' I told Geoff.

5 Jun '05 07:59:15 AM

Dylan at Government Names on screw tapes.

(Around the time of my birthday my sister wanted to know what she could get me, and I had no reasonable answer. But the other day I was listening to a screwed up 'Diamonds and Wood' and realized - oh yeah, Jess lives in Houston...)

26 May '05 08:38:25 AM

Of kourse to be kool I would have spelled the title of that Sonic Youth song korrectly, with more k's and fewer c's.

25 May '05 10:59:53 AM

I left one off! But I'm not saying what.

25 May '05 10:57:30 AM

John Lee Hooker - Lead Me
Pan Sonic - Pakoisvoima / Fugalforce
Sonic Youth - Disappearer
Mouse on Mars - Yippie
Nirvana - Heart-Shaped Box (Demo)
Sonic Youth - Cotton Crown
Miles Davis - John McLaughlin
Ice Cube - Cave Bitch
M.O.P. - Welcome to Brownsville
John Fahey - Stomping Tonight on the Pennsylvania/Alabama Border
Viktor Vaughn f. Apani B. - Let Me Watch
2Pac feat. Snoop Dogg - 2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted
Ornette Coleman - Antiques
Sonic Youth - Rain King
Mike Jones f. Slim Thug & Paul Wall - Still Tippin (S+C)
Pan Sonic - Rähinä II / Mayhem II
The O'Jays - Ain't No Woman (Like the One I Got)
UGK - Hi-Life
Ice Cube - When Will They Shoot?
Mouse on Mars - Mykologics
Mouse on Mars - Download Sofist
Seu Jorge - Carolina
Nirvana - Scentless Apprentice (Rehearsal)
The Magnetic Fields - Epitaph for My Heart

20 May '05 06:56:08 PM

'but never cynical or sad or about his lexapro prescription'


18 May '05 09:51:36 AM

I saw an awful movie tonight that made me feel like crap, so I bought another copy of Dubliners to improve my mood. It's a Viking critical edition. After reading 'The Sisters', the first story, and still not feeling like I got it, just like every time I have read Dubliners, I am quite pleased to flip to the back and read Frank O'Connor say of 'The Sisters': 'The point of it still eludes me.'

12 May '05 05:10:17 AM

I don't know whether to quote 'the man who redefined your body' or 'who redefined your body' or 'redefined your body'. So, there are all three.

11 May '05 08:34:35 AM


Add an 'of'.