I found plenty of bloggable stuff out there on the Internet today. Here are a couple of bits and pieces.
- Peter Gabriel. According to AP, he’s bailing on Genesis’s induction next month into the rock hall of fame, citing his upcoming European tour. Sort of harsh, no? Maybe they do some sort of video link.
- Carl Sagan. NPR quotes the scientist on the view of Earth from 4 billion miles away.
Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every ‘superstar,’ every ‘supreme leader,’ every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there — on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.
When I was little, I watched “Cosmos” on public television – that show kind of blew my mind. I might have to Netflix that action.
- Click Track. The Washington Post music blog reviews half of the 2/9 Trey show at 930 club.
“As a bonus you’ve been probably bobbing your head all along and not just because you might have a contact high,” says Click Track.
Ha ha ha! Stoners getting high at the Trey show! Ha! Only I didn’t see or smell pot or any other drugs (besides booze) once when I was there. Maybe the blogger did, but he didn’t elaborate. Then, from hackneyed to casual racism: “The two forays into light-reggae were about as successful as you’d expect from a band of seven white folks led by a dude from Vermont.” Yeeeucthh.
Reminds me of this: