Post by Horned Gramma on Jul 14, 2013 20:29:26 GMT -8
Silver Jews - Tanglewood Numbers Quasi - Field Studies Future Bible Heroes - Memories of Love Future Bible Heroes - Eternal Youth Future Bible Heroes - Partygoing Frank Zappa - One Size Fits All Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water Oingo Boingo - Good For Your Soul Phish - Story of the Ghost
Post by Horned Gramma on Jul 14, 2013 20:07:44 GMT -8
Went to a free P. the Man show with doumak tonight in SE Portland. I've never spent any time at all with Venezuela. the Woman (and I tend to confuse them with both the Tallest Man on Earth and Ladysmith Black Monzabo), but I was surprised by how many of their songs I recognized and how much I enjoyed drinking a bottle of beer by the river on a summer day.
Post by Horned Gramma on Jul 8, 2013 21:04:43 GMT -8
I was kidding; I'm totally going. Real-life wonk is such a fuckin' teddy bear, he goes to shows all the time based solely on the fact that I Gramma out about them. I reckon he sees a lot of shit that he wouldn't bother to otherwise because he seems to have some unexplainable respect for my taste in music. So when wonk wonks out about a band, I do everything in my power to check it out.
The fuck does the title even mean? It looks like a foreign language.
The original Figstravaganzapealooza took place last August -- it was the weekend of Pea's birthday, Fig came down from Boise, most of the British Columbia contingent came down, and we all rode dragons. It was a helluva party.
Post by Horned Gramma on Jul 8, 2013 20:59:42 GMT -8
The thought of buying a PS4 just makes me cringe, but I know I will eventually. The PS3 is a helluva system. Really great.
I got no love for the Xbox, but it's definitely for more serious gamers than myself. Rusty, if you've missed the last ten or so years of console games, I strongly suggest you just get a PS3. They're probably hella cheap by now, and they'll be even cheaper very soon. Play the Batman/Arkham games, the Uncharted games, maybe Bioshock -- you'll be entertained for a long, long time.
Post by Horned Gramma on Jul 8, 2013 18:48:24 GMT -8
I guess Portugal. The Man is doing a free show in Sellwood park, which is right in my neighborhood, on Sunday evening. It's a benefit show for Pet Aid or something, I don't know. I've never seen (or really listened to) P. the Man before. Wonk fucking loves them, which is like whatever, but my fucking doumak loves that shit too and I trust that guy implicitly.
Post by Horned Gramma on Jul 8, 2013 18:45:49 GMT -8
I signed up for Gamefly last week, and I honestly have no fucking clue why it took me so long to do that. I hardly every play any video games that aren't Mario Kart because I have always had a hard time justifying spending sixty fucking dollars on something that I'll use for roughly ten hours and then never look at again. Sometimes I'd play a game and then trade it in for credit at GameStop and put it toward something else, but that system doesn't work very well when there generally aren't that many games I feel like playing.
TL;DR -- I've played through 90% of The Last of Us since Friday evening. It's one of the greatest games I've ever played. It's a zombie stealth/shooter from the game studio that made the Uncharted games -- also among the greatest games I've ever played, each and all. I'm so fucking enthusiastic about it, I can't stop thinking about it.
Calling it now. The psychologist lady is the killer, and she likes to manipulate her previous patients before killing them herself. Only because Dexter's writing is so bad am I even thinking of this terrible ending.
I'll give Dexter just this -- they've managed to legitimately surprise me in, like, 80% of their season finales. But if that British snatch isn't the Big Bad this season, I'll eat a bowl of my own shit.