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Colm Tóibín--"Stories" (New Yorker, June 9 & 16, 2014)

SOUNDTRACK: DESTROY TOMORROW 666-“Distortasaur” (2005?).

Destroy Tomorrow 666 is a DJ project from Sloan’s Patrick Pentland.  I had never heard of it until reading about him recently (Sloan has a new album out).  458 more words

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Miranda July--"TV" (New Yorker, June 9 & 16, 2014)

SOUNDTRACK: BIKINI KILL-Revolution Girl Style Now (1991).

Bikini Kill was one of the most memorable bands from the Riot Grrrl movement.  And frankly, twenty years on, these song still sound incendiary–no one has picked up the torch that bands like this lit in the 90s. 536 more words

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Rachel Kushner--"The Adolescents" (New Yorker, June 9 & 16, 2014)

SOUNDTRACK: EX-COPS-“Ken” (2014).

In this song, I get a vibe of Prefab Sprout singer over a swirly indie band (at least for the verses).  The chorus is bigger–swirling guitars and fast drums, with Ooohs building and building.  396 more words

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Alison Bechdel--"Gradual Impact" (New Yorker, June 9 & 16, 2014)

SOUNDTRACK: MYRKUR-“Nattens Barn” (2014).

Myrkur is a black metal band whose sole member is a woman–Amalie Bruun, a Danish model who co-leads the Brooklyn indie-pop band Ex-Cops. 542 more words

New Yorker

vale matthew shepard

Since the atrocious death & crucifixion on a barbed wire fence in October 1998 in Laramie, Wyoming, of 21 year old Matthew Shepard, his family had to endure the disgusting protest by the Westboro Baptist church at the funeral. 542 more words

Gay/lesbian

"OK2BGay" Tomboy Song Review

I first heard this song in a Harry Potter slash video.  Some of my favorite most nostalgic songs are from videos like this one.  The video this song goes with is probably the best HP slash video I’ve ever seen.   286 more words

Entertainment

"Naked Boys Singing!" Soundtrack Review

Wee wees, wee wees everywhere!  This musical stars an ensemble of gay men singing songs about men while naked.  I saw this on Netflix and found it hilarious.   478 more words

Entertainment