Some writing projects and Other Stuff That Has Gotten Out of Hand will require a brief hiatus. Accordingly, here’s a long overdue open thread (justafan, here’s your opening). A few items that have piled up for a while:
- First up, charts! Specifically, two charts that help visualize how the music industry has changed.
- Closer to home, David Bruce Murray proposes to eliminate (sort of) the southern gospel table project.
- Via NG, a nice take from Roger Ebert on that old evergreen, the critic’s job.
- It’s a few weeks (ok, more than that) old, but over at the southerngospel.com forums, there’s an interesting thread going about group finances and how much rank and file singing
gruntsemployees ought to know about the economic stability of an outfit while/before going to work for it (again, h/t, NG).
- Gerald Wolfe did not have brain surgery.
- Reader KC writes to ask a good question: why hasn’t there been a video release of this event yet?
Finally, a week or so ago, I heard a big whoop and holler from the recesses of the interns’ cellar. I was concerned, of course, naturally, but in the end it was not actually the beginnings of a hostile work stoppage and instead turned out to signal the celebrated arrival of a trove of Goodman LPs from a Dear Friend of Avery. Here’s one of the consensus favorites:
Ok, just one more:
If you can see past the cloud of Aqua Net and avoid a collision with all those Feathered Bangs, the floor is yours.Email this Post