Archive for February 5th, 2008

Why we do the things we do.

| February 5, 2008 | 10 Replies
Why we do the things we do.

Does anyone really know the answer? Ever? That’s the point of this excerpt from a short essay by novelist Harlan Ellison: . . . [My] fourth marriage just sort of happened: It seemed like a good idea at the time. In fact—and this is the core of all my wisdom about love—whenever we try to explain […]

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Obama music video: “Yes We Can”

| February 5, 2008 | 2 Replies
Obama music video: “Yes We Can”

I’d never seen anything like this before (I learned about it after reading a post at SoupyTrumpet). It’s a song based on a speech Barack Obama delivered in New Hampshire on January 8, 2008. The music is performed by will.i.am of the rap group Black Eyed Peas, assisted by a large ensemble: Jesse Dylan, Common, […]

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