–Another mediocre somewhat popular nu-metal band, this time from Canada, which isn’t a surprise considering their musical track record (Avril, Celine Dion, Barenaked Ladies, etc). Lead singer Chad is an extremely nasal “Marlboro Man” type vocalist who sounds constipated on a permanent basis. Guitar consists mostly of easy-to-play power chords that give the band a “tough” sound to the untrained ear, but a closer look reveals a band that has nothing to offer creatively. They were recently exposed recycling their music in their two hit singles, “How You Remind Me” and “Someday”, which sound …
So, this past weekend I went to NYC with my friends Marissa and Jess to walk/run the More/Fitness Half Marathon. And…it was intense.
Let’s get this straight: I’m possibly the laziest person alive. I’m that person everybody hates because they complain about having to move their hand about 6 inches to grab the remote to change the channel. I admit this not with pride but with resignation.
For example, my school is having a field day. It’s mostly for fun so the activities were kind of silly (3 legged race, etc), but most of them did involve moving. I signed up for “balloon shaving” and “banner making.” The fact that I make a mean banner is completely irrelevant right now (my block letters are impeccable). More on that later.
It seems that people these days don’t have lives. Its too bad really. I’ve become increasingly aware of this fact because lately i’ve realized that the obsession rate with some musicians and bands is reaching insane proportions.
Okay i’ll admit, I’ve been obsessed with musicians, until very recently actually. I wouldn’t say that I was of the stalking status. I mean they’re celebrities people know shit about them, and its not like I went looking for information that wasn’t already given. I mean its fun to fantasize about going to a concert and having the lead singer of –insert band here– just falling, head over heals, wear my ring, forever and always, love at first sight, in love with you. Because you just look so beautiful in the glow of …
I’ve got the old standbys- Feministing and Jezebel for my feminist desires, Huffington Post for my relevant and serious needs, and Stuff White People Like and Diablo Cody for funsies. But I’m always looking for new blogs, just for fun. Thought I’d share a few.