The Blogosphere Is Back

  • Spencer provides a timely pic of NSFW Scarlet Johanson, dubs that show Eliza likes the greatest staged un-reality show of all time, and points us to a free new Luna download, “Old Toy Trains.” (FYI — Luna’s final shows go on sale this Wednesday).

  • Matthew features a tune from my friend Collin’s brainchild, songfight.org.

  • Mark’s SNL correspondants Nummer and H-Bomb talk to the NY Times. Stereogum still likes Fred Armisen as Jasper the Parrot.

  • Sarah gives the Spinto Band’s “Oh Mandy” 4 out of 4 vaginal explosions. MP3 here.

  • My new neighbor Nick shares The Catchdubsdotcom Top 10 Import Vinyl Purchases Of 2004. Catchdubs/Stereogum crunked-out block party TK?

  • Morgan Freeman and Justin Timberlake star in least popular dormroom poster of 2005.

  • Catbirdseat’s January playlist is live.

  • Two links via Jason: The Biggest Movie Mistakes From 2004 and a Missy/Le Tigre mash-up.

  • Watch an interview with country music hero C.S. Lewis Jr.. And don’t mess around with God’s America!

  • More lists from our non-blogger counterparts: Rolling Stone, NPR, and NY Times (whose Jon Pareles taps 2Pac, Amusement Parks On Fire, and Mirah among the year’s overlooked releases). Oh yeah, here are some of my Dear Nora & Mirah pics from the Bottom Of The Hill gig in SF last month:



    Finally, we’re still accepting entries (for one more week) to the Life Aquatic Giveaway. If you haven’t already, e-mail your:
    1) NAME
    2) ADDRESS
    3) AGE
    4) FAVORITE ALBUM OF 2004
    to [email protected] The subject heading of your mail must be ZISSOU. One randomly selected winner will get: Aqua Blue “Zissou” Speedos, Dakine “Zissou” Duffel Bag, Sea Monkeys w/Robo Diver, Soundtrack CD, Promotional Red Beanie, and Movie Poster.

    And, well, why not: 250 covers of “House Of The Rising Sun.”