Blinq Archive: December, 2008

An Eagles-Cowboys Victory Song

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We were driving down on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, and it wasn't easy pulling a radio signal. But every time the cylinders clicked and... Read more

Songs for a Weird Year

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The boys at Teenage Kicks asked me for a list of the year's best CDs and songs. I wish I could follow instructions. We really should just... Read more

Dead Letters

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Saw this while walking the dog a few hours ago. The Smith-Corona had been buried in a leaf pile for days, begging "Shoot me before I'm... Read more

Doing It: A Musical History

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McSweeney's considers 50 years of popular song, and finds a recurring theme: Led Zeppelin's, "Whole Lotta Love" Translation: I... Read more

Could the Eagles save the libraries?

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The city says it must knife $8 million from the budget by closing 11 library branches and making cuts at the central administration. The amount... Read more

Coldplay's catchy tune

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Did guitarist Joe Satriani just get around to listening to the title track of "Viva La Vida," which Coldplay released this summer? Sounds... Read more