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Making Mixtapes For Girls

So this weekend I’ve been getting a music education. And by that I mean, I struck a deal with a colleague.

Apparently the deal was, she linked me to songs by Mariah Carey and Beyonce, and I died a little inside each time I pressed Play. 746 more words


Long way home

I’ve got a head full of lightning, a hat full of rain.

Come Pick Me Up...

And now for the break-up songs.

1. Come Pick Me Up by Ryan Adams

The ultimate break up song, period.

2. You Really Got A Hold On Me by Smokey Robinson… 49 more words

Valentines Day

Tom Waits - Clap Hands

Harry Partch, Captain Beefheart, and Dr. John all joined forces in Tom Waits’ fevered imagination around the time of 1985’s Rain Dogs’; and it comes together in stunning effect on tracks like ‘Clap Hands’.


Best Friend You'll Have is a Railroad Track.

This Is Your Song

The line: “Best friend you’ll have is a railroad track” from the Tom Waits’ song: Bottom of the World speaks to me. 137 more words


Writing With An Injury

I have tendonitis. What that feel like? Imagine if all the muscles in your right shoulder, while still contained within your skin, deflated, then got covered in hot sauce, then sat on your bones. 956 more words

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