Random goodies

First off, much thanks go out to Chris at Gorilla vs. Bear and Dodge at My Old Kentucky Blog for lookin’ out for this rookie. I promise Chris — and anyone else interested — an NFL post with my vinyl-to-digital MP3 of the Super Bowl Shuffle when training camps open at the end of July. Be on the lookout, for it also includes the “Extended Vocal Mix.” For the DJs, there’s an instrumental cut, too. If that doesn’t keep you coming back, I don’t know what will. My new circle of cyberpals includes Peter at tmwsiy*, another suffering Cubs fan.

For your weekend shopping:

What I’m reading:
Freakonomics — by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner.

What I’ve recently finished reading:

Fahrenheit 451 — again. By Ray Bradbury. The best, and the inspiration for the name of this site.
Learning How to Die — by Greg Kot. All about Wilco.
Killing Bono — by Neil McCormick. Bono’s former schoolmate retells living in Bono’s considerable shadow.
Bringin’ Down the House — by Ben Mezrich. Card counters take Vegas for a ride.

What I’m TiVoing:
Twilight Zone — Rod Serling is the man.
King of the Hill — “That boy ain’t right.”
This Old Cub — TV premiere Saturday on WGN about ex-Cubs third baseman Ron Santo.

Random gems:

Catherine Wheel — Satellite
Black Sheep — The Choice is Yours (Revisited)
Low — California (on KEXP)

One thought on “Random goodies”

  1. hey man, i recently read “bringin down the house” in one sitting…inspiring. made me want to quit my job and become a pro gambler.

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