Tag: music

Guiltee pleasure

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRvptTk7IbU&fs=1&hl=en_US] General policies I try to follow when it comes to my music selection: 1. No to songs and artists that use ridiculous spelling – Ke$ha, “birthdaze,” and “holla” 2. No to songs that turn an innocent and lovely childhood experience into a sexual innuendo  – “Sun-kissed skin so hot it’ll melt your popsicle” 3. Read more…

Way to a girl’s heart

A guest commented to me the other day, after listening to my selection of tunes for about an hour or so, “You’re better than Pandora!”.  Awwww shucks.  I’ll take that compliment!

Crying in a coffeehouse

I don’t know if I’m going through menopause (can you do that at age 31?), if I’m pregnant (let’s hope not, I recently cursed out the Christmas tree for having to be fed so much water), or if I unknowingly got injected with hormones recently (a man did bump me on the El the other Read more…

Doing things solo #5

My seventeen year old cousin introduced me to Pandora, an online music player where you type in a favorite band and then it plays songs that it thinks you’d like based on that band.  Typing in “Wilco” has introduced me to tons of great new artists, one of whom is Mason Jennings.  And as fate Read more…

Hypocrite thy name is Saya?

After writing a short novel on not understanding the tendency guys have to share music with me, I just realized that the post just previous was me sharing a song. But it was less about sharing and more about petty griping. And my other post about a song was less about sharing than it was Read more…

Won’t somebody please hug me?

UPDATE: Oh my god, I revisited this post seven? years after I wrote it and I can’t believe that the song I put at the end is the song I put at the end. SAYA! What were you thinking? (snort) I’m still getting used to the fact that people actually read this and guess I Read more…

I hate you in a petty-kind of way

The Scarlett Johannson/Pete Yorn song “Realtor” has been on repeat for the last twenty-four hours.  Love it.  Hate her.  If you can act, you shouldn’t be able to sing.  If you can sing, you shouldn’t be pretty.  If you’re pretty, you shouldn’t be able to do anything else but be pretty.  Scarlett can do all Read more…