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Behind my music: drums for Good Intentions

Posted by on Jun 24, 2011

I recorded an acoustic, guitar-only version of this song back in 2005 or 2006. It was time to record the rocked out version. Let’s start with the drums. Ask any of the drummers who have tried to play this song. It’s tricky — the chorus has an abrupt, total rhythm change. That’s what I get for playing to my own rhythm. (Ha!) Verse: Chorus: Here is the tricky part. It...

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Monday notes on politics: Weiner’s weiner

Posted by on Jun 20, 2011

As his almost-constituent, I may have followed the Anthony Weiner scandal a bit more closely than most. After refusing to resign, then having Democrats throw him under the buss, and going into “therapy,” he officially resigned on Thursday. I’m fucking pissed about it. First of all, sexting with adults on twitter, while inappropriate is not illegal … like, say, sleeping...

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I love Elizabeth Warren and my microwave not exploding

Posted by on Jun 8, 2011

It’s not just Michael Moore who has a huge crush on Elizabeth Warren. It’s me too. I first heard Elizabeth Warren in the documentary Maxed Out, which will simultaneously blow your mind and make you cry. Those are qualities I dig in a documentary. After the economy exploded, she was made the chair of TARP. Later she was appointed a Special Advisor to the President and the Secretary of...

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