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Review: Gingerbread Man

Cover of "Gingerbread Man"
Cover of Gingerbread Man

So, we’re stealin’ the idea from the Sparks Project and doing one with probably even more records out there — The Residents!  And this time we’re changing it up a little bit — we’ve got two hardcore Residents fans in me and Rich, but Aila is, at best, a casual fan, who will be hearing about 99% of these records for the first time.  DANGEROUS!  So, enjoy, THE RESIDENTS PROJECT!

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Things That Are Neat: Dogs!

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A lot of people have been talking smack about dogs lately, and I’m here to set the record straight.  Dogs are awesome, and anyone who says otherwise is a liar and a fool and probably not that nice a guy.  So, yeah, forget those people.  They suck.  But if this isn’t enough proof for you, HERE! Here are the top three reasons Dogs are AWESOME.
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Things That Are Neat: Snails!

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Man, I love snails.  They’re really cool looking and they just seem like cool animals.  I like slugs all right, too, I guess, but snails are where it’s at.  I remember looking up and it turns out that the shell actually IS the only difference between a snail and a slug.  But, dang, the shell is so awesome.  I remember watching on Square One TV once and they said that the ratio in a snail shell is the Fibonacci Sequence.  I might be misremembering that, I don’t know.  But I like the Fibonacci Sequence too, so I’m gonna say it’s true.

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Music & Gender

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One of the things I’ve always been interested in is pop music. Well, that should be obvious, don’t you think? I mean, really — it’s probably less an interest than an obsession. But that’s all right, too. However, one of the other things I’ve been interested in is the use of language and social constructs, like how society views gender and all that kind of happy stuff. The cultural aspects of that kind of thing. And, well, since I’m an American Pop Music Consumer, when I’m talking or thinking about “culture”, I’m typically thinking of what Fancy-Pants Guys The World Over term “low” culture. Which us non-Fancy-Pants Guys The World Over call “pop culture” or “awesome stuff like movies or records and, like, stuff”.

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