As much as I like the new REM album, it reminds too much of March 2011. But April has arrived, and I always listen to Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables in April. It’s nice and quick and clean and gets things done. And I know it may be cliché, but fresh new stuff does always seem to happen in April, and for some reason I always end up being glad to say good-bye to March. I don’t know if you can tell from the flavor of those last few sentences, but I took my first peek at Facebook the other day. The real Facebook, not my silly, pseudo-facebook page on the fridge door of The Yacht Club, which is really just a novelty tourist attraction that no one would ever construe as a serious information source about my life. Continue reading
The second worst thing that can happen to someone without making the newspaper (not counting famous people who make the newspaper for having nothing happen to them) happened to me briefly this morning. I couldn’t think of anything to write about! It was like opening your bedroom door in the middle of the night on your way to the bathroom and there was nothing but a gray fog. You could walk through the fog, but Continue reading
I know it’s taking me a million years to review this new REM album. It’s probably not even their newest album by now. And just so you don’t think I’m some REM fanatic, I’ll explain my reasoning for wanting to talk about their latest effort, why I specifically want to do it here on The Yacht Club site. Continue reading
OK! Who’s up for a little prognosticating? Ha ha! Just kidding.
Very recently the Yacht Club burped up another very creative person. Jess is writing an intriguing piece which must be heard to be appreciated, like Joyce’s Finnegans Wake. Trust me, you don’t want to read Finnegans Wake without an accompanying audio recording of someone with a nice Irish brogue reading it aloud because there are so many phonetic puns. Once you’ve heard it a few times it’s more rewarding to read without the audio. Anyway, I hope Jess continues the project. Jess Joyce has a nice ring to it, eh? Continue reading