A kid named Audrey and her dad cover Rage Against the Machine’s “Killing in the Name Of.” I expect this to be the best video I will see this week.Continue readingRATM Cover
Over Christmas I acquired some excellent new headphones, Audio Technica’s MH50. I picked these out thanks to a recommendation by Thomas Frank of College Info Geek. These days I spend a lot more time listening…Continue readingHeretofore Undiscovered Frequencies
A bunch of the musicians who play for our church let loose on some classic rock last night to benefit some of the community programs. We had a great time—here’s some phone camera photos of…Continue readingThe Jeff Lam Experience
Ever since I started using Last.fm, I’ve been looking for similar services for other forms of media I intake. Goodreads was an excellent find, providing a lot of similar features geared toward books. It’s fun…Continue readingMore Media Tracking
Tess, my five year-old desktop PC, has been throwing all kinds of conniptions over the past few months. Macheads, I see your fingers poised over the keyboard: If you are interested in purchasing Apple’s overpriced…Continue readingComputer Troubles—Yay!
Many of my budding artist friends appreciate their obscurity problem and want to share their work without the encumbrance of copyright. Yet they are worried about others using it for commercial purposes, the same fear…Continue readingFree Culture’s Worst-Case Scenarios
Yesterday people both on- and offline were crowing about how Pink Floyd “won” a legal battle with their record label, EMI. At last, the band can force their fans to buy digital versions of their…Continue readingRemember Pyrrhus? Yeah, This is Kind of Like Him
The Flyleaf show I went to last November definitely rates as one of my top concert experiences. At the time I got a picture with Lacey Sturm (née Mosley) and an autographed iPod. But after…Continue readingReturned Envelope