Friday, 7/9/10

by musicclipoftheday

Alternate career plan for the next life (if the tap-dance thing doesn’t work out): rubboard player.

C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band, “Jolie Blonde” & “Jambalaya,” New York City, 2008

Like the Blasters and Brave Combo, these guys played last weekend (Sunday the 4th) at FitzGerald’s American Music Festival.



reading table

. . . I received five hundred thousand discrete bits of information today, of which maybe twenty-five are important. And how am I going to sort that out, you know?

—David Foster Wallace (in David Lipsky, Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace [2010])


great minds at work

When you see your starting pitcher win a game, that means you’ve played a good baseball game.

—Lou Piniella, talking with Ron Santo on WGN Radio before last night’s Cubs game