I loved this article in Rolling Stone about the Ramones. It reveals what we knew all along: it was never an act for the Ramones. They really were cretins, plagued with mental and physical ailments and limited intelligence. They were put on this earth to do one thing: Be the Ramones. They did that perfectly … Continue reading Remembering the Ramones
PJ Harvey’s “Rid of Me”: 21 years later
It's 1993. You're young. Kurt Cobain is still alive, but he's in your periphery; you're more into the Chicago scene -- Jesus Lizard, that sort of thing. You make zines and mail them to friends around the country. One of those friends sends you a cassette of PJ Harvey's "Rid of Me." You know nothing … Continue reading PJ Harvey’s “Rid of Me”: 21 years later
I started looking for a job in earnest just after the New Year. Nearly four months later I'm pleased to announce that I'll be joining Dell. Many people helped me along the way, and I thought I'd pay it forward by sharing my job-hunting methods. I hope it helps someone, or at least provides a … Continue reading Hired!