I'm a Zappa nut. And I'll guiltily admit to being steered toward his madness and mayhem by Phish, when I first heard their cover of "Peaches en Regalia". I've been longing to catch one of his son, Dweezil's "Zappa Plays Zappa" shows, but so far, no go. Turns out Zappa's music was adopted by young … Continue reading Zappa and Lithuania
In cased you missed it, Iraqi journalist, Muntadar al-Zaidi hucked his shoes at outgoing President Bush and shouted, "this is a goodbye kiss from the Iraqi people, dog," at a press conference in Baghdad. The BBC reported that "showing the soles of shoes to someone is a sign of contempt in Arab culture." See the … Continue reading About Time!
Well so far I've managed to avoid politics here on the blog, but last night I heard a segment on Democracy Now which really worried me in which Jeremy Scahill discusses how despite Antiwar Rhetoric, Clinton-Obama Plans Would Keep US Mercenaries, Troops in Iraq for Years to Come. I haven't been paying too much attention … Continue reading Democracy When?