My list of Coolness Blog

{February 5, 2011}   Born Gay Photo Blog

Full of coolness: This blog that couples childhood pictures with personal essays by the people who are now gay, writing about their picture. NPR writes an article about the blog…very cool!


{January 4, 2011}   Listen: The Decemberists

The new album from The Decemberists is streaming this week on NPR

{December 15, 2010}   Book Review: Girls To The Front

Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution
By Sara Marcus

In Girls To The Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution, author Sara Marcus captures the moment in time, the early 90s, with such a level of intimacy that you feel like you right there on the front lines. She writes about the evolution of the Riot Grrls with passion and a wealth of research. For anyone who missed the Riot Grrrl Revolution this is a must read; a very important book.

{December 11, 2010}   Patti Smith Webcast TODAY!

Go here to listen to Patti Smith talking about her award-winning memoir Just Kids. The webcast will be today (12.11), beginning at 2pm.

{December 9, 2010}   Christmas Gift Recs 2010

Can’t believe it’s Christmas time again. It’s just crazy how fast this year has gone by. Like last year, this year I compiled a list of the gifts I would want for myself.





So excited to see the new Tron reboot! To get in the mood for the movie you can listen to Daft Punk’s soundtrack for Tron: Legacy.

{November 11, 2010}   2010 Best Books Lists

Can’t believe it’s that time of year again. The time when all the year-end best of lists start coming out. Here’s the first I’ve come across:

  • The Millons Year in Reading feature that asks writers to pick their favorite books of the year
  • Slate‘s 2010 book picks


Paste Magazine picks the best albums of the year

{October 14, 2010}   Ozzy Osbourne health advice?

Rolling Stone magazine is now accepting readers’ questions for a health advice column written by rocker Ozzy Osbourne. Weird, but sure to be interested, the column will appear in an upcoming issue of Rolling Stone.

List of top Hot things about 2010 and list of the top movie trilogies

A little late to post this (sorry), but you can still catch performances from LCD Soundsystem, The XX, Gogol Bordello, Phish tonight and Yeasayer, Band of Horses, and The National Tomorrow. Stream it here from Rolling Stone magazine

et cetera