Patrick and Jim have reservations re: moshing; Thomas joins us again for further revelations about Tallahassee.
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The first time I heard about the Mountain Goats was from John Green in one of his videos a few years back, but my real admiration for the band didn’t start until about a month ago at writing camp, in an elective. 843 more words
Patrick’s brother Thomas is horrified by Patrick’s interpretation of a horrifying album.
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I assume there must be a body of literary theory out there about titles, especially of short, ambiguous pieces and poems; the way they promise to be a key to interpretation, and certainly shape the reader’s expectations and influence her reading – but as a result clearly also have the potential to manipulate, deceive, draw her into position above the trap-door and so forth. 1,276 more words
Heroes, villains and everyday people.
The Mountain Goats – Beat the Champ (Merge)
John Darnielle is a songwriter above all. Ever absorbed with words and willing to let the music play a supporting role, his grasp for melody leans knotty, rugged and difficult to like right away. 308 more words