Category Archives: Sundry Things

Alas, I am slain…

Obviously, I don’t condone the ninja’s actions.

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Recent Jams: Jesca Hoop

I discovered Jesca Hoop last year when she opened for a Chris Thile’s band Punch Brothers. (Thile is amazing live. I’ve seen him a couple of times before with Nickel Creek, and his skill and showmanship never disappoint.) Hoop came … Continue reading

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Recent Jams: The Civil Wars’s “The One That Got Away”

Don’t mind me. I’m just having a joy-induced fit over here after listening to The Civil Wars‘s new song, “The One That Got Away.” I’ve got a thing for the duo’s folksy harmonizing, and  I love this particular song’s hard edge. … Continue reading

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Recent Jams: Bombino and Patty Griffin

I’ve been doing a lot of reading, scanning book chapters, and taking notes, trying my damnedest to start writing this next dissertation chapter. When working, I usually listen to classical music or something mellow and rootsy, the kind of music … Continue reading

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Beyond Nerdy: Luxury Lane Soap

You know when you find out about something from a friend and you’re all like, “This looks cool. I’ll try it out.” And you do. And then you’re all like, “Holy shit, I’m never going to use anything else ever … Continue reading

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