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Halloween Blog

I grew out of Halloween costumes, and the whole Halloween scene in general, about 6-7 years ago. I get though, that not everybody is a cynical curmudgeon like myself, and some people actually enjoy playing make pretend even though they’re like totally grown ups.

The thing is that Halloween these days has been watered down the same way Christmas has. There’s a war on Halloween! Trick or treating, once the staple of the holiday, is reserved for the newly bipedal crowd and their post-workday parents. Themed parties with an actual Halloween atmosphere are out. This generation’s moved on, man. To them, Halloween is: partying, drinking, beer pong, clubbing, MDMA, and posing for instagram pictures with your many drunk friends. So basically just another night, only now they’re covered with a bunch of plastic junk that’ll be in the garbage by the end of the night. Unless you’re a girl, in which case your costume can be slightly tweaked and it’ll be alright for any given Thursday night. Continue reading “Halloween Blog”

Year End Music Countdowns #11: 2012

These lists are bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-N-A-N-S

These lists are bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-N-A-N-S

Wowie zowie, what a year for music! Despite some occasional bombs here and there, the diagnosis shows that good music is alive and well in 2012.

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Album Grades 2012

(In Depth Write-Up Here)

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Year End Music Countdowns #10: 2011

Happy 10th anniversary to this countdown! 10 years, whoa I should go eat a celebratory cake. But I won’t keep you waiting any longer, I’m just going to keep eating my cake as I write this. Continue reading “Year End Music Countdowns #10: 2011”