I Don't Think They Have Any Idea What My Word Is 

Stuff you need to know about to avoid cultural ostracism.

Abstract Cultural Phenomenon

Admitting you can't understand a goddamn word Keak da Sneak says.


Bygone Concert Experience

The Hold Steady/Constantines double bill at Great American Music Hall, October 18

A sign your raucous bar-rock hoedown is a thoroughly righteous success: Even the soundman is playing Air Drums.

Amusing Indie-Rock Lyrics

Fast cars/Fine ass/These things will pass/And it won't get more profound/Time is a game only children play well/How can I love you if you won't lie down? (From Silver Jews' "How Can I Love You If You Won't Lie Down?")

Avoid the video at all costs, though.

Album of the Year This Week

James Carter, Cyrus Chestnut, Ali Jackson, and Reginald Veal's Gold Sounds

Soul-jazz covers of Pavement songs. "Summer Babe" and "Blue Hawaiian" are alright, but "Here" is absolutely mind-blowing. This is not a joke. BrownBrothersRecordings.com

TV Event

Jay Leno interviewing Reverend Run

Your first actual conversation with your high school crush was less awkward.


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