I found today’s song review, first of hopefully many, on NPR’s SXSW mix page. The page allows you to stream over a hundred artists that played SXSW last week, and download some of the songs. Actually, quite a few of them. About 30 or so, but who’s counting, right? One of the songs I downloaded [...]
Posted: March 23rd, 2009 under Culture, Film, Music, Poetry, Reviews.
Tags: alvin and the chipmunks, andy samberg, eminem, emo, Film, hipster runoff, jay z, kanye, mgmt, Observations, passion pit, songreview, sxsw, t pain, the shins
Why was Jesus baptized? Genesis 1:1-5 Psalm 29 Acts 19:1-7 Mark 1:4-11 While I was a student at Greenville College, my favorite classes were the ones I took taught by Dr. Scott Neumann of the History department. Neumann’s teaching style is right up my alley because it combines both the auditory and visual learning methods [...]
Posted: January 12th, 2009 under Jesus, Writing.
Tags: acts, acts 19, acts 19:1-7, chalk, creation, frederick buechner, genesis, genesis 1, genesis 1:1-5, god's will, gospels, Greenville, john the baptist, Learning, mark, mark 1, mark 1:4-11, nazarene, Observations, old navy, prophecy, psalms, psalms 29, scott neumann, tongues, zealots
Young Widows are a three piece, post-hardcore band from Louisville, Kentucky. The band has been around since 2002, though their beginning was as another Louisville band, the metalcore gods Breather Resist. B.R. called it quits in 2005, and three of the four members stayed on to form Young Widows (not without first considering “Breather Resist” [...]
Posted: December 1st, 2008 under Culture, Film, Music, Photography, Poetry, Reviews, Writing.
Tags: 5150, Akai Headrush, Bluebird, Breather Resist, Emperor Cabs, Film, Glass Teeth, Line 6 Tremolo, Live Shows, Louisville hardcore, Observations, Peavey, post-hardcore, St. Louis, Verellen, Young Widows
I am in desperate for a musical outlet, yet seem rather impotent in terms of writing. I cannot seem to create music for myself, as well as accompaniment for others. Yet I also have an overwhelming desire to do so. What is this need to create? Are there other ways in which this manifests itself [...]
Matthew 14:22-33 (NRSV) 22 Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. 23And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, 24but by this time the boat, [...]
Christ, I’m still winging it.I want to know you have a plan.Help me to see it.I feel like I catch glimpses of you from time to time and then you’re gone.I feel like I understand you a little and then I forget and you are beyond my grasp.I feel like I see you occasionally and [...]
I’ve never ever passed more fucking people in the right lane then when I drive on 64 anywhere within a 30 mile radius of Hampton Roads. Fuck.
we must always keep into account the frailty of our humanness, and to remember we can be outspokenly wrong, not completely informed, and even offensive the the open-minded Christ we serve. In other words, let us not cast the first stone upon the homosexual, just like Christ does not cast the first stone upon the [...]
I was reading ^ that book and Marcus quotes D. H. Lawrence when talking about freedom in America, and in David Lynch’s portrayal of America through the community in the show Twin Peaks. The community in the show is located in the fictional town of Twin Peaks, Washington as far west and north you can [...]
Posted: September 5th, 2007 under Community, Culture, Quotes.
Tags: america, Books, canada, Community, D.H. Lawrence, David Lynch, free, greil marcus, Observations, Quotes, shape of things to come, Twin Peaks, Washington, wild west