some birds are funny when they talk








Stuck in my Head
"Kiss Me Harder" by Bertine Zetlitz
"Hot" by Avril
"Brain Problem Situation" by They Might Be Giants

Now Reading
Number 9 Dream by David Mitchell
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro

Recently Finished
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by David Eggers
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
Mad Tony and Me by Carl Hoffman
Sweet Soul Music by Peter Guaralnick
This Must Be The Place: Adventures of Talking Heads in the 20th Century by David Bowman
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Movies Lately
4 Months 3 Weeks 2 Days
Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts
Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour
2 Days in Paris
United 93
The Savages
The Bourne Ultimatum
Sweeney Todd
The Departed
What Would Jesus Buy?
Ghost World
I'm Not There
She's The Man
Lars and the Real Girl
Romance and Cigarettes
No Country for Old Men
Into the Wild
I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With
Across the Universe

Shows Lately
Damo Suzuki/Stinking Lizaveta @ Mill Creek
Death and the Maiden @ Curio
Devon Sproule/Carsie Blanton/Devin Greenwood/John Francis @ Tin Angel
Assassins @ The Arden
Oakley Hall and the Teeth @ Johnny Brendas
Isabella and Flamingo/Winnebago and Map Me and Gatz and Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven and Sonic Dances and Strawberry Farm and The Emperor Jones and No Dice and Hearts of Man and Principles of Uncertainty and Isabella and BATCH and Addicted to Bad Ideas: Peter Lorre's 20th Century and Car and Sports Trilogy and Explanatorium and Wandering Alice and Must Don't Whip Um and Festival of Lies and A Room of Ones Own and Recitatif @ the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival/Philly Fringe
Martha Graham Cracker and Eliot Levin and Kilo etc. @ the Fringe Cabaret
Lullatone and Teletextile @ Boulder Coffee [Rochester]
TV Sound @ the M Room
Aretha Franklin @ East Dell, Fairmount Pk.
Romeo + Juliet in Clark Park
Daft Punk @ Red Rocks
Spoon @ Rockefeller Park
Ponytail at Pony Pants' House
Mirah/Benjy Ferree @ the 1UC
Tortoise @ World Cafe Live
Hall & Oates...ish
"Nuclear Dreams" - Mascher Dance Group, x2
The Four of Us @ 1812
Machines Machines Machines Machines Machines Machines Machines by Rainpan whatever
Mascher Dance Group/Nathaniel Bartlett
Cornelius @ TLA
Sloan @ World Cafe
In Fluxxxx
Slavic Soul Party!/Red Heart the Ticker @ I-House
the Fantasticks @ Mum
Peter Bjork + Jorn/Fujiya + Miyagi @ fkaTLA
John Vanderslice @ Johnny Brendas
The Books & Todd Reynolds @ 1UC
Into the Woods @ LPAC
The Fishbowl @ the Frear
Caroline, or, Change @ the Arden
Low & Loney, Dear. @ 1UC

Thursday, May 15

[david byrne: sleeping up]

talking heads : uh-oh, love comes to town
: new feeling
: tentative decision
: happy day
: who is it?
: no compassion

: the book i read
: don’t worry about the government
: first week/last week…carefree
: psycho killer
: pulled up
[byrne/eno : the jezebel spirit]
: thank you for sending me an angel
: with our love
: the good thing
: warning sign
: the girls want to be with the girls
: found a job
: artists only
: i’m not in love
: stay hungry
: take me to the river
: the big country

: i zimbra
: mind
: paper
: cities
: life during wartime
: memories can’t wait
: air
: heaven
: animals
: electric guitar
: drugs

: born under punches (the heat goes on)
: crosseyed and painless
: the great curve
: once in a lifetime
: houses in motion
: seen and not seen
: listening wind
: the overload
[camper van beethoven : ambiguity song]
: burning down the house
: making flippy floppy
: girlfriend is better
: silppery people
: i get wild/wild gravity
: swamp
: moon rocks
: pull up the roots
: this must be the place (naive melody)
[david byrne : ava (nu wage remix)]
: and she was
: give me back my name
: creatures of love
: the lady don’t mind
: perfect world
: stay up late
: walk it down
: television man
: road to nowhere

: love for sale
: puzzlin’ evidence
: hey now
: papa legba
: wild wild life
: radio head
: dream operator
: people like us
: city of dreams

: blind
: mr. jones
: totally nude
: ruby dear
: (nothing but) flowers
: the democratic circus
: the facts of life
: mommy daddy you and i
: big daddy
: bill
: cool water
[vibulator : pocket monster]
: psycho killer
: heaven
: thank you for sending me an angel
: found a job
: slippery people
: burning down the house
: life during wartime
: making flippy floppy
: swamp
: what a day that was
: this must be the place (naive melody)
: once in a lifetime
tom tom club : genius of love
: girlfriend is better
: take me to the river
: crosseyed and painless
[er, david byrne : the revolution]