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To-Watch Tuesday

Bands About to Make It Big

At least we think they should, anyway.

These guys once called me their oldest fan. I doubt that’s true, but I have been following them for years. 259 more words

There's bound to be a ghost at the back of your closet

No matter where you live.

Today I’ve been listening to a fair bit of the Mountain Goats. Namely, The Sunset Tree, which is perhaps the most overtly autobiographical thing Goat chief… 1,032 more words

Consumption

Everything Old is New Again

During grad school at OU, I had to write two novels and one feature-length screenplay. Let me back up, though. In undergrad, I wrote a novel that was bad, but I was proud of it. 632 more words

Writing

Never Quite Free - American Sign Language

I’ve been taking ASL and his was the final project of my second trimester of the class. I really love this song (written by The Mountain Goats and sung by Dan) so I used it for my big finale. 71 more words

The Mountain Goats Announce West Coast Tour With Two San Francisco Shows

John Darnielle and Peter Hughes of The Mountain Goats are hitting the west coast on tour as a duo with two shows in San Francisco. The two will play June 13 and 14th at San Francisco’s Bottom of the Hill. 97 more words

Music

Jack Caputo, John Green, and the "Great Perhaps”

A few days ago, a friend of mine randomly introduced me to author John Green because a shared interest in semi-awkward nerdy folk music*. If you are like me and missed the whole John Green craze (he published his first novel when I was graduating high school so I was just ahead of him), the guy has gained an enormous following over the last decade or so. 425 more words

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