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The Jehoshua Novels


Coulda Been a Contenda

Adam Shatz makes the case for Jimi Hendrix being the greatest.

I’m all in.

The Sharing Economy By Any Other Name Is Theft

How much would a song that was played one million times have netted the writers of said song in 1990? A hefty sum, yes? It would have been on MTV, on every radio station and the band would have undertaken a staggeringly huge tour to support a single song played a million times.

So, how [...]

Hurt

Sometimes the cover is better than the original. And this proves that technical prowess and virtuoso is nothing compared to telling a story with emotion. Johnny Cash exceeded at both.

If you’re not close to crying after listening to this, you’re heartless.

This is cross-posted from Guy Andrew [...]

What I’m Listening To

Listening to Johnny Cash on Spotify right now. I’m really glad I decided to pay the $10 something a month for the service. I’ve found some great music that is not playing on the radio in my market.

What are you all listening to?

Amanda Palmer Stricken With Food Poisoning After Anniversary Dinner With Neil Gaiman (STORIFY)

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Amanda Palmer Stricken With Food Poisoning After Anniversary Dinner With Neil Gaiman "Fancy" meal leads to AM ER visit

Storified by Matthew Elliot· Thu, Jan 03 2013 09:12:59

Yesterday, Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer celebrated 2 years [...]

Billy Bragg in Conversation (VIDEO)

Via The Monthly:

Activist-troubadour Billy Bragg brings his trademark wit to a discussion of music, life and politics. The session, an artist talk at the 2012 Melbourne Festival, is hosted by Alice Keath (ABC RN’s Music Deli).

WATCH:

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Saturday Jukebox

…because I’m a moody fucker:

What angst (teenage or otherwise) has paid off well for you?