Books: A Walk in the Woods, The Short Stories of F. Scott
Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed
the World, Lightning Man: The Accursed Life of Samuel F. B.
Music: Death Cab for Cutie, Guster, R.E.M., U2, Whiskeytown, Uncle
Tupelo, Son Volt, Old 97s, Cake, Better Than Ezra, Michael Penn and
others that I'm doubtlessly forgetting at the moment.
Now, for some random links to music, in case you might be
The Cars "Just What I Needed." It needed more banjo.
A song that should have been bigger than it was.
Think cheesy pop suck inherently sucks? Perhaps a good cover can
change your mind.
I don't mind a little Americana sound...
When Indy bands go a little pop, I kind of like it. Particularly if
they have Gillian Welch on board.
Speaking of Gillian Welch... (with Ryan Adams).
Greg Laswell. Who is he? Don't know, but he wrote at least one good
If you have some song suggestions for me. Feel free to hit me up.