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Category Archive: Music

Dec 18 2012

Christmas Rhapsody – My Favorite Christmas Parody Song Evar

Is this the Yuletide? It’s such a mystery Will I be denied Or will there be gifts for me? Come down the stairs Look under the tree and see… And it’s time, once again, for my annual plug for my candidate for the Best Christmas Song Parody Evar: Christmas Rhapsody, Pledge Drive’s Christmas-themed parody of …

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Dec 12 2012

Everyone Knows It’s Comet!

Comet on fridge

It’s cat-themed song parody time! Sung to the tune of “Windy.” For those who aren’t familiar with the Legend of Comet, here’s a bit of context to help you understand this particular cat. Who’s peeking out from under a shoebox Leaping and twisting high in the air? Who’s bending down to pilfer my yogurt? Everyone …

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Aug 31 2012

Camp Quest Fundraising Contest Ends Soon — Last Chance for My Singing Pledge!

The deadline for the Camp Quest fundraising contest ends September 3! So I’m re-posting this piece — to remind you that the contest is still happening, and my singing pledge is still on. Remember: the more money Team Awesome wins by, the more songs I’ll sing! Raise money for Camp Quest — the kids’ camp …

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Aug 31 2012

The Comet Song: Theme from “Cat Over the Fridge Up High,” by ReasJack

Comet on fridge

Ever since we got Comet, Ingrid and I have been trying to write a song for her, to the tune of the Colonel Bogey March. Otherwise known as the tune from “Bridge Over the River Kwai.” Otherwise known as the “Comet, it makes your teeth turn green” song, beloved by children across this great nation. …

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Jun 21 2012

You see why I had to marry her, right?

Ingrid, Joshua, and Randall at Berkeley Morris Solstice

Yes, Ingrid is the one in the front. I’m just sayin’, is all. (Taken at the Berkeley Morris Summer Solstice gig.)

Jun 12 2012

Blogathon for SSA: America’s Best Dance Crew, and the Great New American Art Form

I am of the opinion that hip-hop dancing is America’s great new art form. I like the music fine, although it interests me somewhat less than it used to. (I liked it better when it was more political and less commercial.) But the dancing… the dancing is another story. We started watching “America’s Best Dance …

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Jun 12 2012

Blogathon for SSA: The Fun of Badness

The song “Hit ‘em Up Style” — the version by the Carolina Chocolate Drops — came up on my shuffle at the gym the other day. Here’s video: And I started thinking about why imagining wickedness can be so much fun. Why is it that this song — a song whose lyrics are entirely antithetical …

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Jun 10 2012

SSA Blogathon Relay Continues — With Song Requests From Crommunist!

And the Secular Student Alliance Blogathon Relay continues! All this week, different bloggers all around the atheist blogosphere are committing to an extended stretch of hyperactive blogging, in some cases pledging to blog every hour or even every half hour for a full 24-hour period. All to raise money for the Secular Student Alliance. Our …

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Apr 01 2012

This Is Not Okay, JT

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This is not okay, JT. I’ve known JT Eberhard for close to two years. We met at the Secular Student Alliance conference in 2010, and he immediately impressed me with his passion, his joy, his bulldog determination, his fearlessness about other people’s opinions of him, his willingness to throw himself headfirst into the projects he …

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Dec 22 2011

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Fishmen…

It’s beginning to look a lot like fish-men Everywhere I go; From the minute I got to town And started to look around I thought these ill-bred people’s gill-slits showed… I still think that Christmas Rhapsody is the best Christmas song parody ever. But this is a damn close second. My only problem is that …

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