Sunday, July 31, 2011


Recently I've decided to boldly move DISREGARDING SILENCE
from blogger to tumblr, so now you can read my blog there!

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Celebrating the Fourth in Brussels.

Marvin Gaye knew exactly what he was doing.
One of my favorite versions of "God Bless America:"

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Watching "Jejune Stars" all June.

Every new day is a gift, it's a song of redemption
Any expression of love is the way to return
To that place that I think of so often, but now never mention
The one the voice in the back of my head says that I don't deserve

Come fire, come water, come karma
We're all in transition
The wheel I'm becoming erases the physical mind
Until all that remains is a staircase of misinformation
And the code we inherit, the basis, the essence of life

So I go, umbrella under my arm
Into the green of the radar
How'd it get so dark in the day?
It's just so bizarre
Is it true what we're made of?
Why do I hide from the rain?

Inside's so cloudy, nostalgia
But there are no features
Look at ourselves through a porthole
The passage of time
See that sunny day that we snuck out, hid under the bleachers
Kissed as the band marched
Everything fell into line

So I go, umbrella under my arm
Into the green of the radar
How'd I get so lost? I'm amazed
It's just so bizarre
All the things I'm afraid of
Why do I hide from the rain?

Sure I have my doubts
But I know it now
We are Jejune stars
So it starts again
At our childhood's end
I'll die young at heart

So I go, umbrella under my arm
Into the green of the radar
How'd it get so dark in the day?
It's just so bizarre
If it's true what we're made of
Why do I hide from the rain?

Monday, June 6, 2011

My Morning Jacket's new EP sounds epic in Europe.

I listened to MMJ's new EP Circuital twice through today, which must have been twice as epic because it was a rainy day in Brussels. It's got that sinister, eerie feeling that I love about Jim James. They performed the title track on VH1's Storytellers Friday, so that's a bonus.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011


I listened to Beyonce's new song "1+1" at least six times today.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Barbie-studded "Super Bass."

Nicki Minaj has really outdone herself this time. In her hot pick jumpsuit and her barbie pink lips, she rides a motorcycle made of ice, swims in a pink pool and plays in a room full of feathers. Her back-up dancers wear rainbow-colored doc martens and transform into neon light-up dancers. To sum it up: this video is everything Nicki and it rules.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Beyonce dances for Let's Move!

Beyonce put her dance skills to good use and joined forces with Michelle Obama for the Let's Move! initiative. The first lady founded the program in 2008, setting a goal to end childhood obesity and promote healthier eating throughout schools in the U.S.