My 10 Favorite Albums of the Last 10 Years — #10

Ten years ago, I was eleven years old and had no idea who or what I liked yet in the various categories that fill this blog. I would have scoffed at movies like The Artist and spat out even the most deliciously expensive Champagne. Hell, I hadn’t even heard of a little band called Brand … Continue reading

Bargain Bin Rantings — Paper Rival

There are a few things in this world that truly peeve me: 1.  People who shuffle their feet when they walk. Seriously, if you can’t perform the basic function of picking up your feet, please don’t bother me. 2.  Smokers right outside the gym. The last thing I want to inhale immediately following a run … Continue reading

Fight Off Your Demons

The greatest album of the last decade is Brand New’s The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me. This is pure, indisputable fact. It’s as close to a perfect album as I’ve heard in the twenty-one years of my existence, and if you haven’t had the pleasure of listening to the sheer, dark bliss this … Continue reading