AL Riggs and the Inconveniences
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Album cover.

Album cover.

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thewomanfromitaly:

the-leader-in-red:

johncougar:

weirdvvolf:

papauera:

lofticri3s:

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This was recorded by the Portsmouth Sinfonia in an experiment where all the members of the orchestra would swap instruments with each other and attempt to play them to the best of their ability.

favorite things about this

  • literally all the brass starts to get the hang of it and then the crescendos happen and everyone is like FUCK FUCK FUCK??? FUCK. JUST. BLOW RLY HARD.
  • the strings are lazy but also the same. like u can tell a lot of the ppl w/ the stringed instruments may already basically know how to play stringed instruments. like there’s definitely a section at the beginning where you hear a good portion going “oh yeah this is like. a smaller/bigger version of what i do.”
  • all you hear of any woodwinds is just “pffffttt??? pFFFTTTT???? PFFFFFTTTT I SAID PFFFFTTTT!!!!!” bc woodwinds are fucking HARD and you hear after like the first crescendo half of them just give up. they give up. they’re done. fuck this it tastes weird and my lips hurt.
  • that trumpet. that person is fucking TRYING man they fucking GOT this. they may not have figured out notes but they figured out LOUD and they GOT this.

I JUST DIED

I SEARCHED THIS POST FOR AGES OH MY GOD

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

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DOWN WITH PAT MCCRORY. 
ONLY LISTEN TO POWER ROCK. 
SUN KING OUT SOON. 

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lindsayetumbls:

glowcloud:

0ptimistic-s0ci0path:

satanicdemona:

darnhomosexuals:

why the fuck does kimberly get less coffee
get rid of jeffrey and keep his mug

This is the perfect visual metaphor for heterosexuality.

dont gays have a power bottom thing? not everything is an attack against women. its supposed to be the moon and the sun. a super old ancient metaphor for men and women since forever. is it an equal metaphor? no i suppose not, since without the sun the moon doesnt shine. its old fashioned which doesnt agree with modern notions of equality necessarily but its a sweet old fashioned thought. the sun shines for the moon and makes its beauty known to the whole world. the sun doesnt hide the moon or demand anything from the moon, it just glorifies everything about it.which is how a man should be in a relationship: a sun to brighten the moon. 

dont gays have a power bottom thing?

DONT GAYS HAVE A POWER BOTTOM THING

WE ARE NOT ALL BORN WITH THIS POWER YOU KNOW

lindsayetumbls:

glowcloud:

0ptimistic-s0ci0path:

satanicdemona:

darnhomosexuals:

why the fuck does kimberly get less coffee

get rid of jeffrey and keep his mug

This is the perfect visual metaphor for heterosexuality.

dont gays have a power bottom thing? not everything is an attack against women. its supposed to be the moon and the sun. a super old ancient metaphor for men and women since forever. is it an equal metaphor? no i suppose not, since without the sun the moon doesnt shine. its old fashioned which doesnt agree with modern notions of equality necessarily but its a sweet old fashioned thought. the sun shines for the moon and makes its beauty known to the whole world. the sun doesnt hide the moon or demand anything from the moon, it just glorifies everything about it.which is how a man should be in a relationship: a sun to brighten the moon. 

dont gays have a power bottom thing?

DONT GAYS HAVE A POWER BOTTOM THING

WE ARE NOT ALL BORN WITH THIS POWER YOU KNOW

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cringing:

cringing:

do you know what literally drives me up the fucking wall?

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You can always tell when Michael goes home for the weekend because I’m not there to stop this from happening.

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scarygoround:

I’ve designed a new magazine to save the publishing industry.

John you’ve done it

scarygoround:

I’ve designed a new magazine to save the publishing industry.

John you’ve done it

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Here is the title track from the upcoming “SUN KING” album. The album as a whole does not sound exactly like this song, but for album number ten(!!!!!!!)I wanted to do something a little different and a lot louder. 

Hope you all enjoy. 

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ronaldcmerchant:

Wonder Woman tv show-1970’s

let’s admit that we peaked here

Yeah.

johndarnielle:

ronaldcmerchant:

Wonder Woman tv show-1970’s

let’s admit that we peaked here

Yeah.

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wutmoe said: Why are you so interested in Michael Bay?

lindsayetumbls:

I remember being 13 when Armageddon came out, and feeling like I was taking crazy pills because I was the only person in the whole school who realized that Armageddon was the worst thing that had ever happened in the history of things happening. I distinctly remember being on one of those charter busses for a field trip up to DC, and someone wanted to put Armageddon in the VCR to watch on the bus televisions. My vehement (read: loud, annoying) insistence that we watch something, anything else was overruled. I was forced to endure Armageddon for a second, agonizing time.

I only took notice of Bay’s actual body of work in 2004 when he was the subject of ridicule in Team America: World Police, specifically hack job he did with Pearl Harbor. It was only then that I put two and two together that the same person responsible for Armageddon was responsible for Pearl Harbor. Up to that point, there had been Jerry Bruckheimer and only Jerry Bruckheimer in my mind. But the funny thing about Michael Bay in the mid-aughts is he was kind of fizzling out. At that point he stood only on the shoulders of his partnership with Bruckheimer, and although Bad Boys II (perhaps the Bay-iest of all of them) did pretty well, The Island came out the following year, and without Bruckheimer, Bay was well on his way to to hack studio director obscurity.

Then came Transformers.

This is where the shift came, from “Michael Bay, director of shitty movies” to “Michael Bay, living embodiment of everything that is wrong with American society.” Funny, to think there was a time not-so-long-ago when Michael Bay wasn’t considered a cultural force, huh? But my utter fascination with Bay started then, when Bay was no longer a person, but had, well, transformed into a concept.

People’s perceptions of Michael Bay changed around that point as well. No longer was it the antipathy of a shitty director, but the personal vendetta of a director who takes something that people like, something that he doesn’t even seem to like, and makes it unequivocally his. He forces the audience to see the world through his eyes. This makes people uncomfortable. I kind of love that.

Michael Bay was now a part of a narrative about the downward slope of the film industry (which is by no means wrong) and society in general. Everyone felt like they knew him, which isn’t completely unfair, either. H e grabs you by the skull and forces you to see the world through his eyes. The man is, after all, arguably the most influential auteur of his generation.

No, I am not exaggerating, but the “why” on that front is a post for another day.

This, I think, owes my fascination. We have plenty of auteurs in this day and age, but no big budget, studio auteurs that are so influential on the industry as a hole, so distinct. And by this point, so successful.

To me, the wonderful thing about Michael Bay is that he doesn’t try to hide the grit and awful of our culture; he revels in it. The things you see in any Michael Bay movie are the same you see in basically any big budget movie. The framing of women. The casual sexism. The framing and objectification of All Of The Things. But where in most movies (for instance, Guardians of the Galaxy), its presented in a more muted, socially-acceptable manner, such to the point that it’s easy to ignore because it’s so normalized, Michael Bay makes you notice it. This is in part where the idea of “Michael Bay hates you” and “Michael Bay thinks you’re stupid” come from. On some level, I think that is true. All of that awfulness that he sees as the embodiment of our culture? You best know that that’s how he sees you, and he is going to make you see it, too. So you watch that camera linger on Megan Fox. You behold that product placement. You enjoy those sexist jokes rubbed uncomfortably in your face. Embrace racism that is no longer casual, but mere millimeters away from blackface. Wallow in the unfunny fart jokes. Live life as though it was shot like a commercial. Michael Bay!

And that is why he is so, so threatening to people, and yet so, so irresistible.

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johndarnielle:

weirdvintage:

Marlboro ad, 1951 (via)

old cigarette ads, a powerful antivenin for nostalgia

johndarnielle:

weirdvintage:

Marlboro ad, 1951 (via)

old cigarette ads, a powerful antivenin for nostalgia

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Written on the wall at work.

Written on the wall at work.

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HEY SO I opened for these guys a couple of weeks ago. Really nice buncha guys. After my set we hung out in front of Local 506 and played “Local Honey” and “Mystery Hole Memoir” together. Anyway, this is their first album and it’s wonderful. Buy it.

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