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by lagomorph
Wed Aug 22, 2007 9:54 pm
Forum: Swoon
Topic: "Acres of Clams"
Replies: 11
Views: 6903

Well done, Grant. Is there a Pulitzer for visual metaphor?

Seattle Channel has video of the whole show:

http://www.seattlechannel.org/videos/vi ... ID=6010726

John comes on at 2 hrs. 32 min +. The heretofore unmentioned second song: a cover of Hendrix's "Spanish Castle Magic" w/ Mike McCready.
by lagomorph
Sun Aug 19, 2007 8:41 pm
Forum: Swoon
Topic: "Acres of Clams"
Replies: 11
Views: 6903

"Acres of Clams"

Goddamnit, Roderick, sometimes you make it too easy.

John performed the aforementioned folk song nee onetime jingle for Seattle's legendary seafood chain at the centennial celebration for Pike Place Market:

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/pop/32821 ... al20q.html
by lagomorph
Tue Jul 31, 2007 10:38 am
Forum: Swoon
Topic: Roderick, Vanderslice, and Squidita in my Esquire feature
Replies: 3
Views: 3593

Roderick, Vanderslice, and Squidita in my Esquire feature

In my newest piece for Esquire, I interviewed 20 people re what gives them hope. JR was serious and JV was funny, thereby shattering the space time continuum. Squid, as usual, brought her elegant and insightful wit:

http://www.esquire.com/the-side/opinion/hope071907
by lagomorph
Wed Jul 25, 2007 1:01 pm
Forum: Swoon
Topic: First annual Long Winters caption contest
Replies: 12
Views: 6821

It's a departure.

All hands and thighs.

The wood is still there.

[And...wait for it...]

The Long(ish) Winter.

[Thank you and good night, Seattle!]
by lagomorph
Tue Jul 24, 2007 10:02 pm
Forum: Swoon
Topic: First annual Long Winters caption contest
Replies: 12
Views: 6821

I am a tree. Build a nest in my pants.

The chimbley, swept.

When one of the raiders comes.

After the bus mall.
by lagomorph
Mon Jul 23, 2007 11:28 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: Top 5 most played?
Replies: 21
Views: 12079

Top 5 most played?

What are the top 5 most played LW/JR songs on your Ipod?

Mine:

"Hindsight"
"King of Carrot Flowers/Solitary Man" (live, All Things to All People show, 12/30/05)
"The Commander Thinks Aloud" (Ultimatum version)
"Delicate Hands"
"Carparts"
by lagomorph
Mon Jul 23, 2007 7:58 pm
Forum: Swoon
Topic: First annual Long Winters caption contest
Replies: 12
Views: 6821

First annual Long Winters caption contest

Perhaps the oft-discussed "feud" was a ruse:

http://flickr.com/photos/iheartfixedgear/627261232/

John Roderick: 17th military wife.
by lagomorph
Fri Jun 08, 2007 3:36 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: long winters/nada surf?
Replies: 32
Views: 18005

by lagomorph
Mon Apr 30, 2007 1:43 pm
Forum: Swoon
Topic: The Merlin Show
Replies: 19
Views: 11119

John wrote:Do you really think either of us are inhibited by "waiting to talk"?


That interview is fraught w/ inhibition. It's clear you grew the 'stache to mask your stiff upper lip.
by lagomorph
Mon Apr 30, 2007 11:23 am
Forum: Swoon
Topic: The Merlin Show
Replies: 19
Views: 11119

The perfect illustration of the Fran Lebowitz line, "The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting."

Part 3:

http://www.themerlinshow.com/ep/017-int ... ick-part-3
by lagomorph
Tue Apr 24, 2007 11:19 am
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: Seattle-ites
Replies: 31
Views: 20785

NatureBoy wrote:
chelsea wrote:i prefer the five spot, myself.


I love me the Reuben sandwich. Have you had theirs? I'm on a quest for the best one in town...


Best reuben = Other Coast Cafe:

http://www.othercoastcafe.com/Menu.htm
by lagomorph
Tue Apr 24, 2007 9:21 am
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: Seattle-ites
Replies: 31
Views: 20785

Sweet and sour pork at Sea Garden in the International District.
by lagomorph
Wed Apr 18, 2007 11:56 am
Forum: Swoon
Topic: The Merlin Show
Replies: 19
Views: 11119

"It's woven from the pubic hair of Vietnamese mothers."

Part 2 of Merlin's interview w/ John:

http://www.themerlinshow.com/ep/016-int ... ick-part-2
by lagomorph
Wed Feb 28, 2007 8:32 pm
Forum: Swoon
Topic: "Commander" w/ Tim Rice-Oxley, Offenbach, Germany
Replies: 4
Views: 3085

To clarify:

Hashbrowns = Awesome

"Commander" w/ Tim Rice-Oxley > Hashbrowns
by lagomorph
Wed Feb 28, 2007 7:58 pm
Forum: Swoon
Topic: "Commander" w/ Tim Rice-Oxley, Offenbach, Germany
Replies: 4
Views: 3085

"Commander" w/ Tim Rice-Oxley, Offenbach, Germany

From November 16, 2006. The video goes out of sync, but musically, it's better than hashbrowns:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=XCNUtybY6yY
by lagomorph
Sun Jan 21, 2007 7:20 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: SF show 10 March 2007
Replies: 13
Views: 6986

by lagomorph
Fri Jan 19, 2007 1:23 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Reasons to live.
Replies: 143
Views: 88453

A Moveable Feast
the Avenue Q soundtrack
Sinatra's '57 in Concert
homemade lasagna
fresh blueberries
by lagomorph
Thu Jul 20, 2006 12:59 pm
Forum: Swoon
Topic: Rolling Stone and Stranger reviews:
Replies: 0
Views: 2487

Rolling Stone and Stranger reviews:

Rolling Stone (July 13-27, 2006), p. 105, print only: ***1/2 "The third album from this Seattle outfit sounds like R.E.M. with a modest roots influence and gently cracked tunes. Mastermind John Roderick packs an endearing, nuanced indie-boy voice and a bucketload of bittersweet pop-rock melodies: 'P...
by lagomorph
Fri Jul 07, 2006 10:49 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: On Trading, Formats, and Community
Replies: 101
Views: 54249

Well, a certain unnamed member of the Barsuk musical roster warned me that there was a history of missing Barsuk mail *wags finger*. John assurred me that there would be no problems whatsoever, however it seems that even his wisdom and foresight has limitations we have hitherto remained ignorant of...
by lagomorph
Fri Jun 23, 2006 3:48 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: Your Suggestions on Interview Questions?
Replies: 17
Views: 8899

Squid, you are the tallest pine in the forest, the breading on the chicken, the cutest cat in the box. Thank you. Joe, immerse yourself in all four discs. Listen to the LW/JR sessions archived on KEXP.org. Read JR's tour diaries archived on this site and his other pieces archived on Barsuk's. Then c...