TAQU'IL

Posted in Arbitrary Thing of the Day on January 29th, 2013 by Ed

This Killer Mike album is fantastic. Or should I say this Taqu'il album. Much better than Tha Ballocaust.

FROM HELL'S HEART, I STAB AT MONDAY

Posted in Arbitrary Thing of the Day on January 28th, 2013 by Ed

ICE STATION ZEBRA

Posted in Arbitrary Thing of the Day on January 21st, 2013 by Ed

It's 4 degrees F right now and some people who are new to the Midwest might be unfamiliar with dressing for such extreme cold. Follow this step-by-step process to protect yourself against dangerously cold temperatures.

1. Gather all of your long-sleeved t-shirts and sweaters.
2. Put them on.

Do not deviate from this procedure.

LIKE THEY DO IN THE FUTURE

Posted in Arbitrary Thing of the Day on January 14th, 2013 by Ed

On heavy rotation. I don't know if anyone out there right now is consistently laying down sicker beats than El-P.

I think that track actually IS from the future.

NEW BRUTALISM

Posted in Arbitrary Thing of the Day on January 10th, 2013 by Ed

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. Brutalist architecture didn't really die. They just needed to stop using it to build British ghettos.

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Click to embiggen.

PLENTY OF GOOD SEATS AVAILABLE

Posted in Arbitrary Thing of the Day on January 9th, 2013 by Ed

Just a reminder to get yourself a seat on the bumper sticker train. Four American dollars. Let your bumper tell other drivers what's the what with this patriotic design, guaranteed not to be dated for at least four more years. The fine print where I was instructed to put the name of my campaign committee reads "Paid for with a milk jug full of nickels"

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1/3/13: IF YOU CRAP MONEY, IT MIGHT AS WELL SPARKLE

Posted in Arbitrary Thing of the Day on January 3rd, 2013 by Ed

This is what the New Years' Eve fireworks look like in Dubai, that sun-scorched monument to conspicuous wealth. Watch it in HD if you can.

1/2/13: JOIN IN THE CHANT

Posted in Arbitrary Thing of the Day on January 2nd, 2013 by Ed

January's theme: non-rock music.

I like how some of the versions of this on YouTube have the lyrics. In case you get confused.