Travis takes a look at the latest album from the fantastic indie pop group The New Pornographers. What does he think of “Whiteout Conditions”?
It’s the end of the month, so let’s see what trade paperbacks, mini-series, and story arcs came out that you might enjoy!
Travis talks about his New Year’s Resolution list for life and for here at the Atomic Junk Shop! Hint: they involve getting organized!
It’s the winter holiday season, and time for the annual round of internet comedians snarking about that old song, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.” There’s usually an equal contingent of self-described “anti-PC” zealots defending the song, but it seems to me that both sides rather miss the point, preferring to parse individual words and phrases without looking at the whole thing in context. So here’s some context.
Thanksgiving is coming up this Thursday, and like most of you, I’m thinking about what I’m thankful for this year. And, in a world that’s getting scarier and more infuriating by the day, one of the things I’m most thankful for is all the fun stuff that offers a bit of escape. Which is why this week I’m talking about the Monkees, That Thing You Do!, Adam Schlesinger, and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.
Travis here talking about Leonard Cohen and digging around his stuff, as well as some tidbits around the comics world.
In lieu of a real column, here are some procrastination potpourri bits!