music clip of the day


Category: rubboard

Sunday, November 27th

back to church

Greater Harvest Missionary Baptist Church Choir (feat. Donishisa Ballard), “Stretch Out,” live, Chicago, 2010



random thoughts

The four most important words in the English language: How can I help?

(Taking a break—back in a while.)

Friday, 7/9/10

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

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