Monthly Archives: September 2013

Niners Week Three Awards

This will be quick, because I really don’t want to talk about that game. The Mike Nolan Award (For an Apocalyptic Disaster of a Football Team): Your San Francisco 49ers! I mean, this game had it all. The receivers couldn’t … Continue reading

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On Gospel Music

I’ll just get this right out of the way: I think religions are dumb. All of them. People may laugh at Mormons and Scientologists and make fun of their obviously ridiculous origin stories, but the only difference between those myths … Continue reading

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Niners Week Two Awards

That wasn’t as much fun as last week. Let’s get this over with. The Jerry Rice Award (Most Dominant Player on the Field): Richard Sherman Really, this award goes to the whole Seahawks defense. Fuck, man, they pounded the Niners’ … Continue reading

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An Artist I Love: Gillian Welch

For recent Music Mondays, I’ve taken to writing posts about albums I like. I was all set to do this for Gillian Welch, but then I realized I couldn’t choose between her last two albums, Soul Journey and The Harrow … Continue reading

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Niners Week One Awards

One of the plans I’ve had for this blog, since its inception, has been to write a recap of each game played by my beloved San Francisco 49ers. I originally envisioned these posts to be multi-thousand-word affairs in which I … Continue reading

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An Album I Love: Mescalito

One problem I’ve run into with my taste in music is that the majority of the artists I like tend to be, well, dead. My favorite guitar player (and everyone else’s), Jimi Hendrix, died eleven years before I was born. … Continue reading

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One of My Favorite Places: Finnerty’s

I have gotten to spend most of my life in New York and San Francisco, which I consider to be the two coolest cities in America. (I love New Orleans too, but I can’t move there–I wouldn’t survive six months.) … Continue reading

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