Hasidic Jewish Reggae

September 8, 2009

And I like it:

I Don’t Know You Anymore

May 12, 2009

Hark! Prompted by a fresh deluge of email notifications from spam comments, I no longer tarry but have returned to my blog.

I have a serious post in mind, but first, a silly / sappy / angsty one. Savage Garden’s “I Don’t Know You Anymore” (yes, I may be the only heterosexual male who will admit to liking the often soothing, often angsty, always cliche pop mix of the now- Australian super-duo) here in all of its live concert glory:

And yes, he’s wearing a mesh shirt.

Obama’s Inauguration in Kenya

January 25, 2009

My friends Bobby and Candice evidently couldn’t score purple tickets of their own (they live in Uganda) so they roadtripped to Obama’s father’s home village in Kenya and witnessed the celebrations there:

Obama McCain Dance-Off

January 25, 2009

How did I miss this when it came out in late October?

Somewhere Different Now

January 9, 2009

It’s not the best live recording ever, but I really love these lyrics:

Now I don’t mind saying, I believe in the waiting
In the visions of grandeur, and the random encounter
I’m not on fire, not burned out
Just somewhere different now

The really fast blues

January 7, 2009

I was trying to upload a video of me playing some guitar to YouTube, and somehow it got scrambled in the upload. Does YouTube not like AVI files?

Anyway, the sound is at normal speed, but the video for about 60 seconds of audio was compressed into 16 seconds. I’m really fast:


January 7, 2009

I know you’ve probably seen this video a dozen times already, but it just popped inexplicably back into my head. Love the music, and the joy: