Posts Tagged ‘seattle’

…biography of ferns “john the barber”

In music, music video on May 14, 2008 at 2:29 am

…fresh out of the west coast Seattle scene, the Biography of Ferns take a low-key approach to their vid for “John the Barber.” The typical crowded garage scene and shadows highlighted by the overpowering sunlight pile on the cliches. The only thing holding this video together is the music itself–an odd jumble of indefinite lilts and riffs from the crockpot of punk rock history. The music is good; the video too basic for its own good.

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Book stealing

In books on March 6, 2008 at 5:06 pm

This Stranger article about books being stolen is great. He notes that the most popular books stolen are “anti-man” and that Bukowski is tops. Unfortunately, I read a lot of the most popular books stolen.