Saturday, May 22, 2010

Pac-Man 30

Having hung much of my past blogworthiness upon retrogaming, I would be remiss if I didn't at least touch on today's Pac-Man anniversary event as commemorated by Google.

Regretfully, I'm missing today's local commemoration of the anniversary of the release of "The Empire Strikes Back" but I did get in a few games of Pac-Man on the Google front page today, my first time playing the game in a widescreen format, incidentally.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Free Furlined Records Compilation Download (For a Limited Time)

Our Athens friend and neighbor Laura Morgan announces that her label's "Furlined Records Compilation vol.2" is available for free download for about two weeks or so from the date of this post.

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Help with Vic's Debts

In the wake of Vic Chesnutt's passing, the family is left with medical debts of roughly $70,000. Kristin Hersh has set up a page for collecting donations, 100% of which will go towards the stated purpose.

Friday, December 25, 2009

Statement from Constellation Records

I felt disinclined to believe any further news after what happened last night but it would appear that Vic's label, Constellation Records, has made it official. The Athens Banner-Herald has more.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

New Leerone Video

Readers of my mp3 blog, Lestermix, will know that Leerone is one of my very favorite contemporaries in the business now. She has a new video, once again in collaboration with videographer and animator Hank Friedmann, for "Empty Houses:"



Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Paul Broun on "Countdown"

Paul Broun's infamous suggestion to seek emergency room care for depression has now attracted the attention of Keith Olbermann: