The Town Crier

towncrierEven if we were the last people on earth, there’s still the Town Crier.

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Stay tuned to the Habañero Collective events page for house show upcomings or check out out new concert-only website, Habañero Shows.

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Download Shawn Skinner’s live set: “Skinned Alive At The Last Exit.”

Read as David Sedaris considers the power of proper lighting.

Read Slate‘s piece: “Mark Zuckerberg Called Obama to Lecture Him About Privacy. Apparently It Did Not Go Well.”

Read about a new Miles Davis track.

Read this piece: “People Can Draw Energy From Other People The Same Way Plants Do.”

Browse Cracked‘s list of “5 Pop Culture Classics Created Out of Laziness.”

Read Hufington Post’s piece: “The Median Home Price Is $188,900. Here’s What That Actually Buys You.”

Read as “Relevant” considers: “The Problem with a Pop-Culture Christ.”

Read Paste’s report that “Rogue Ales Starts Barrel-Making Company.”

New Wireless Network Technology Could Be 1,000 Times Faster than 4G.”

Read Uncut‘s report that the director of the Freddie Mercury biopic has quit.

R.I.P the sailor made famous by kissing a nurse in WWII.

See the Doctors (Who) completely reimagined.

Browse The Independent‘s list of “32 movies that will put an end to your scrolling” on Netflix.

Browse The Atlantic‘s piece considering “The psychology of rituals in overcoming loss, restoring broken order.”

Read as the New York Times considers “Who’s More Famous Than Jesus?”

Watch Howe Gelb perform “Vortexas” for Rolling Stone.

Browse this list of “The Most Common Gray Hair Myths Debunked.”

Read Uncut’s report: “The Stooges recording new album without Iggy Pop.”

R.I.P. Scott Asheton, Stooges drummer.

R.I.P. L’Wren Scott, Mick Jagger’s girlfriend.

R.I.P. Tempe’s Sail Inn.

Wes Anderson likes symmetry.

See “the Teaser Trailer for the New Peanuts Movie.”

The Weekly Driscoll roundup:

  • Read “Relevant’s” piece: “Mark Driscoll Posts an Open Letter of Apology.”
  • Read Christianity Today’s piece: “Mark Driscoll Retracts Bestseller Book Status, Resets Life.”
  • Read as Ray Ortlund ponders: “What just happened.”
  • Read as Dave Kraft weighs in on: “Leadership from the Heart.”
  • Read this report: “Twenty Former Mars Hill Pastors Seek Mediation With Mark Driscoll and Mars Hill Church Leadership.”

Read/Listen as NPR considers: “How The Cost Of College Went From Affordable To Sky-High.”

Read as Slate argues: “Kid, I’m Sorry, but You’re Just Not College Material” Is exactly what we should be telling a lot of high school student.

Read as the “‘Lost’ Writers Debunk Theories About Hit Series 10 Years Later.”

Read Dangerous Minds‘ report that Slint have announced reunion tour dates.

Read the AV Club‘s report that Disney/Pixar has greenlighted another Cars movie and a sequel to The Incredibles.

Read The Daily Beast‘s report: “Music Criticism Has Degenerated Into Lifestyle Reporting.”

Read The Atlantic’s piece: “The Overprotected Kid A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer.”

Read Dangerous Minds’ piece: “God’s Cartoonist: The Ongoing Bizarre Cult Following of Jack T. Chick” (by the way, I’d be open to you buying me a copy of The Unofficial Guide to the Art of Jack T. Chick – feel free to contact me for shipping details).

R.I.P. Fred Phelps.

  • Read Christianity Today’s piece: “Hate and How to Overcome It: How Should We Respond to the Tragic Death of Fred Phelps?”
  • Read The Gospel Coalition‘s piece: “9 Things You Should Know About Fred Phelps and Westboro Baptist Church.”

Read Jonathan Merritt’s piece: “Setting the record straight on Jesus, ‘the friend of sinners’” and read Joe Carter’s response: “How a Too-Friendly Jesus Can Lead to Universalism.”

I am loving the new album Lost In The Dream by the War on Drugs.

  • Read Aquarium Drunkard‘s review.
  • Read Pitchfork‘s “Best New Music” review.

See migraine headaches depicted by artists.

Read PopMatters‘ piece: “Superheroes Are a Great Terrible Idea.”

Read Salon‘s piece in which David Byrne, R.E.M.’s Mike Mills and Cake’s John McCrea say: “We’re being screwed by Spotify!”

Read Bob Boilen’s piece on Pono: “Neil Young Wants You To Truly Hear Music” I personally am wondering why no one has mentioned that iTunes supports lossless formats and can be easily modified to play FLAC files.

Browse AV Club‘s list of “7 pop-culture tie-ins that outlived their inspirations.”

Read/Listen as NPR profiles St. Paul and the Broken Bones.

Read Drowned In Sound‘s report that Kate Bush is set to perform her first concert in 35 years.

Browse as the Guardian tries to pick 10 of Bruce Springsteen‘s 10 best songs. What do you think of their picks?

Browse this list of “The five types of music discovery.”

Read Paste‘s report: “After Almost 90 Years, J.R.R. Tolkien‘s Beowulf Translation to be Published.”

Browse the full list of Record Store Day releases at Pitchfork.

Read as the BBC considers how absinthe became popular among writers.

Read as the Riverfront Times profiels Jandek.

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