Sick of the Christmas songs on the radio already? Me too. From hip-hop to indie rock, I've got your definitive Christmas party playlist to get you back in the holiday mood.
1.) “Christmas Intro” – Snoop Dogg
2.) “Christmas Eve Montage” – RJD2
3.) “Sleigh Ride” – fun.
4.) “Come On! Let’s Boogey to the Elf Dance!” – Sufjan Stevens
5.) “Christmas in Hollis” – Run DMC
6.) “Deck the Halls” – R.E.M.
7.) “Winter Winds” – Mumford & Sons
8.) “O Holy Night” – Kaki King
9.) “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” –... [Read more]
Thanksgiving is on Thursday. We know, we know -- you’re grateful for your amazing family, beautiful friends, five dogs, televangelist, and your significant other who, like, doubles as your BFF/soulmate. ADORBS
Antique Appliances – Hipsters la-la-love obsolete technology (e.g. VCRs, 8-track tapes, boom boxes, retro can openers, etc.)
Bill Murray – From Caddyshack to Wes Anderson, you’d be a fool NOT to be thankful for this brilliant, beautiful man.
Cigarettes – Despite the increasing medical e... [Read more]
The title of Lana Del Rey’s third album, Ultraviolence, initially appealed to me because of its reference to A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, one of my favorite novels. Like the book (and Kubrick’s excellent film adaptation), Lana Del Rey’s newest release is dark and poignant with an essence of the surreal. Burgess wrote A Clockwork Orange in a form of Russian-influenced English, which is important for readers because it acts as a sort of barrier, or protective force, as the disturbing eve... [Read more]