Andy Botwin quotes, Sophocles and Alexander

In the last episode of humorous TV drama Weeds, my favorite character, the charming fuckup Andy Botwin (fantastically portrayed by Justin Kirk) held a wonderfully gloomy monolog on top of a roof: I want you to stop, turn around, and walk away! There’s nothing inside, for we are dying meat! We’re meat, and we’re un-special, […]

Thank God for gangsta rap

What’s the best type of music to ease a broken heart? Acoustic singer-songwriters, indie pop, emo, sadcore, 80s goth, dream pop? Hell no, none of that shit. It’s aggressive and boastful gangsta rap from the late 80s and early 90s. I haven’t been able to listen to a certain kind of emotional music, with yearning […]

Pomplamoose – YouTube’s most charming duo?

In August last year, I discovered Pomplamoose on YouTube. Their stuff is uplifting and really charming. I love the energy and playfulness of Jack (the bearded dude with the receding hairline). I found Pomplamoose around the first time things went haywire between my ex-girlfriend and I and their music cheered me up then. Here are […]