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James May of the BBC America show ‘Top Gear‘ has a new show about Toys! Toy Stories premieres tonight 6/28 on BBC America Mondays at  10pm EST.


{June 23, 2010}   Best Music So Far UPDATED

We’re at the half point in the year, so inevitably, there’s going to be best music so far lists.

I’ve been pretty silent this week on the blog. I blame it on so far a slow summmer. So here’s just a bunch of items bunched together from the week that just passed.

  • Hear the New Roots album. It features Dirty Projectors and Joanna Newsom among others

{June 11, 2010}   Stream the new Devo album

Very excited to hear the new Devo album. It’s there first in 20 years! It’s streaming over at the Colbert Nation website. It’s on the right side of the page. Devo will appear on the Colbert Report on June 16. The new album, Something For Everybody (Deluxe), comes out June 15.

I’m sure I’ll have more to say about the annual gi-normous music fest called Bonnaroo, but NPR’s the first to announce their coverage:


  • Get free songs on Itunes from 2010 Lollapalooza artists

{June 7, 2010}   Cool Book Alert

I love anything that has to do with vinyl. Five Hundred 45s: A Graphic History of the Seven-Inch Record – a book of album covers. Flavorpill has pics.

{June 5, 2010}   The Rumpus Bookclub

Online book club from, costs  $25 a month! But, you get a unreleased book in the mail and at the end of each month you will be able to participate in an online discussion with the book’s author. Here’s the details

Every Monday night at 8pm in June The Sundance Channel will feature LBGT programming. Gay Pride Month on the Channel will kick off June 7, 8pm with the 34 Miss Gay American pageant. Here’s the rest of the programming

{June 3, 2010}   Interesting Reads

Ok, so my blog is a place I carall interesting stuff from the internet. There has been many articles this week that I’ve wanted to read, but just haven’t had the chance. So, I’m storing them in this blog post. So they will be here when I have a chance to get to them. Hope you find them interesting too.

From NPR:

{June 2, 2010}   Summer Reading

Summer Reading lists have popped up this week. I want to read most of the books. Happy Reading!

  • Christopher Hitchens’ memoir Hitch-22
  • Stories Edited by Neil Gaiman and Al Sarrantonio

et cetera