June 15, 2005
Colleen Curran, author of Whores on the Hill (surprisingly about an all-girls high school and not the US Congress), visits The Happy Booker and lists some of the music she's been listening to for "If I Only Had an iPod."
Jewsrock is a "non-profit group devoted to illuminating the intersection of rock and roll and Jewish culture" founded by Washington Post music critic (and LHB reader) David Segal. Visit the Challah Fame, the blog, and Max Weinberg's Bar Mitzvah: A Gallery of Marvelous Occasions.
MSNBC lists great radios for the great outdoors, including two Tivoli models I covet, the and .
J.K. Rowling continues her streak and refuses to license e-books for the sixth Harry Potter book, .
"If you really want to have a legacy, you have to write “Happy Birthday," something like that," he says, causing me to laugh until I realize he’s serious. “Those are the kinds of songs that last forever. It’s not that what any of us are doing is in vain, we’re just part of the continual momentum."
Wikipedia lists alternative hip hop musicians, feel free to add more.
Message board discussion of the day: [this is good].
"For years, I would always get, 'Julie's fine but we want her to rock out.' Well, there's more to music than rocking out; though, I think I did it on Goodnight Nobody ... in my own way."