How Foreigners View America. I’m not usually one to pimp Klosterman, but this is pretty funny and contains this bit of hilariousness:
Someone selected Ryan Adams. This made me happy for two reasons. The first is that I suspect Adams is something of an underrated semi-genius, and I like the fact that he’s more appreciated in places where nobody cares whether or not Paul Westerberg hates him.
Pointless Confession of the Week: I loathe the Tommy Stinson song “Without a View” it always leaves me lunging for the music player and pressing skip as fast as I can.
Laurie Lindeen will be doing a reading with Rockstar Mommy Judy Davide in Royal Oaks on July 27th. This may or may not be in the Chicago area. I cannot tell. But I suppose if you know where Royal Oaks is, you’ll be stoked.
5 Good Pop Culture References in Songs includes Bastards of Young.