Category Archive: music

Apr 27 2012

Apparently female musicians are extremely disappointing

At least, that’s the message I got from Buzzfeed this morning when I saw their article “12 Extremely Disappointing Facts about Popular Music.” Not a single female musician exists in the examples of good singers or bands. 8 out of 12 of the “extremely disappointing” musicians are exclusively female or have female lead singers Yes, …

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Jul 24 2011

Jen reads her hate mail – Three Ninjas Remix

This is my new favorite song. <a href=”http://threeninjas.net/track/airbrush-your-balls-featuring-jen-mccreight”>Airbrush Your Balls (featuring Jen McCreight) by Three Ninjas</a> Thanks Jason. I mean, Three Ninjas. This is post 39 of 49 of Blogathon. Pledge a donation to the Secular Student Alliance here.

Jul 23 2011

Amy Winehouse found dead in London home

Breaking news from the Washington Post: Winehouse shot to fame with the album “Back to Black,” whose blend of jazz, soul, rock and classic pop was a global hit. It won five Grammys and made Winehouse — with her black beehive hairdo and old-fashioned sailor tattoos — one of music’s most recognizable stars. Police confirmed …

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Jun 28 2011

Help a godless nerdy Seattleite!

You may remember my friend Jason, better known as his musical persona Three Ninjas. I’ve linked to his music before, since he frequently does nerd-core rap with skeptical, godless themes. That’s in addition to electronica and…hell if I know what to call it, I’m not a music person. But it’s badass. How badass is it? …

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Jun 24 2011

I’m seeing Tim Minchin tonight!

He’s playing a 10 minute walk from my house. And I have tickets. Woooooo. I have nothing to add because I just wanted to rub it in, so here’s a (NSFW?) Tim Minchin song for you: Oh, and Dan Savage interviewed Tim, and it’s wonderful. How could it not be?

May 30 2011

Omfg Tim Minchin!

Yesterday I went to the Sasquatch music festival out in Eastern Washington. It’s held at the Gorge Amphitheater, which is a ridiculously beautiful venue.Though I shortly nicknamed it “The Gouge.” Seriously, $5.25 for a coke? $10.00 for a beer?! The worst part was you were stuck buying bottled water even if you brought a water …

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Nov 02 2010

Atheist Christmas Carol contest winners!

Today is the release of the American edition of The Atheist’s Guide to Christmas! It features a bunch of new authors, including yours truly. A week ago I started a contest to give away a couple free copies of the book: Write new lyrics for an old Christmas carol that have a godless or scientific …

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Sep 24 2010

A new boobquake song?

It’s called Boys Love Earthquakes by Nichole Alden. I think it has to be about boobquake, but it’s not explicitly clarified anywhere. Here are some of the lyrics: Cover your headBeauty must hideSilence your lipsKeeping InsideFar too tempting to uncover what they mightBeautiful girl, this submission isn’t right Lower your headBody must bowPurity gives excuse …

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Sep 02 2010

Apple censors Lady Gaga’s pro-gay tweets

Apple has just come out with Ping, their new music social media network (aka a clone of Last.fm*). They decided to use Lady Gaga as their example on what following a celebrity page would look like.The problem is when you compare it to here actual tweets and see which ones they conveniently cut out:Oh Apple. …

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