The Weekly Town Crier

April 26, 2013 at 8:49 am

retro_town_crier_flour_with_border_and_background_tshirt-r874b79326f3845e591e85ff7f061ee37_vj7q2_512Why, hello there. How in the world are you? Anything new? No, really? Don’t give me oh, just more of the same-ol’, same-ol bullcrap. Really. How are you? How is your soul? What is God teaching you right now? Do you have joy?

Now that we have the ice-breakers out of the way, welcome, once again, one and all, to The Weekly Town Crier. A place where I pass along things I have found interesting throughout the week because I thought you might find them interesting. Then again, you might not. And that’s OK too. It’s cool. I get it. I’m down like that. Yo.

Be my Facebook friend. It’s not real until it’s on Facebook.

Follow my Twitterings.

Browse the music I’ve been listening to.

Stay tuned to the Habañero Collective events page for house show upcomings or check out out new concert-only website, Habañero Shows.

Take a Tumbl with me.

Read Amy Grant‘s first interview with the “gay press.”

Read about how “Jimmy Kimmel Tricked A Bunch Of People At Coachella Into Pretending They’ve Heard Of Bands That Don’t Exist.”

Browse Paste‘s picks for “The 50 Best TV Shows on Netflix Instant.”

Read as Sonic Youth‘s “Kim Gordon discusses split from Thurston Moore, breast cancer diagnosis.”

Read one writer’s admission: “I hate Radiohead’s OK Computer.”

Download “Old Gold: Sonoran Country, Garage Blues, Pop, Soul, and Avant-garde from Arizona 1951-1971,” from Aquarium Drunkard.

Read about the “Graphic Designer Dad Illustrates His Kids’ Lunch Bags Almost Every Day Since 2008.”

See The Killing season 3 poster.

Read as “Godspeed You! Black Emperor announce U.S. tour dates,” including Tucson, AZ.

Read about Bob Dylan touring with Wilco and My Morning Jacket.

Read a summary of Ten Ways to Ruin Your Child’s Imagination.

Read this piece in which Radiohead‘s Thom Yorke says that if you call Atoms For Peace a “supergroup,” he’ll knock your teeth in.

R.I.P. Richie Havens.

R.I.P. George Jones.

Browse The Replacements Live Music Archive Project.

Browse USA Today’s pics for the “10 best craft brew states in America.”

Watch Phosphorescent perform “Song For Zula” (perhaps my favorite song of the year so far from perhaps my favorite album of the year so far) on Fallon.

Browse as Flavorwire picks 10 of the most under-rated bands of the 21st Century. What do you think of their picks?

Read about the”Texas Sheriff” who “Takes on Westboro Baptist Church.”

Read about Zach Braff’s Kickstarter Campaign.

Browse the amazing gallery: “What Happens If You Text Your Parents Pretending To Be A Drug Dealer?”

Read as PopMatters considers “The History of Music Industry Whining.”

Read/Listen as Fresh Air interviews David Sedaris about his new collection of essays Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls .

Browse the “Tumblr Index: Your Guide to Artistic and Literary Tumblrs” (I’m sure the fact that Habañero Collective wasn’t listed was simply an oversight.).

Read about novelist Don DeLillo being named the first recipient of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

Read the San Francisco Examiner‘s profile of Built To Spill.

Browse this list of “Four Baffling Ways Musicians Have Released Albums.”

Read as the original MTV VJ’s have release a collective memoir: VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV’s First Wave.

Read about Edward Norton getting into a fight with a photographer.

Read about how Netflix is going after freeloaders.

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