Archive for October, 2008

October 31st, 2008 - 12:44 am § in Perfect Lines

Happy Halloween!

To celebrate Halloween, a quick little post with a couple covers of a purported favorite film among emo kids (and here I thought most people of our generation who grew up with it had a basic fondness towards the movie) by a couple of famous emo acts. Here goes… Panic! At The Disco – R[...]

October 21st, 2008 - 7:19 pm § in Perfect Lines

Kanye Wemo

It’s been a number of days, but Stereogum’s post on Kanye West’s “Coldest Winter” caught my eye for oh so many reasons. Of course, images offer the best summation. Thanks Stereogum: The post offers an interesting look at the perception of emo today. Given that Stereogum[...]

October 16th, 2008 - 12:25 am § in Perfect Lines

From Fall Out Boyz to the Man

It seems like Fall Out Boy really are that boy band in emo as each release progresses. Take for example, “What A Catch, Donnie” off the group’s forthcoming album, Folie A Deux: [youtube=] You’ve got to give the Fall Out Boyz a good ch[...]

October 14th, 2008 - 11:46 pm § in Perfect Lines

Yo Jimmy!

What do you get when you mix emo with childhood? Happiness, of course! [youtube=] I honestly wish Yo Gabba Gabba! had been around when I was a kid – you can only watch Sesame Street for so many hours. And may Jimmy Eat World continue to confound critic[...]

October 7th, 2008 - 7:50 pm § in Perfect Lines

Opera, Rotten Butter, and Words

*The Onion had a great “archival” issue online, which featured this hilariously-poignant piece on the “dangerous” lyrics of an opera performance: The Onion always has a great way of not only poking fun of society but media as well; I would be cramming the point down the provi[...]

October 6th, 2008 - 5:41 pm § in Perfect Lines

Bloods On Fire

Translation = still sick. So, I’ll do a quick recap of the recent shows I saw this weekend in a spare, odds ‘n’ ends sort of way. Baltimore Round Robin Tour at MassArt, Feet Night (October 3rd) Performance Rotation: The Deathset Adventure Nuclear Power Pants Lizz King Double Dagger[...]

October 2nd, 2008 - 12:15 am § in Perfect Lines

Down with the Sickness

Sorry for the lack of posting, I’ve been a bit under the weather. But here’s some quick stuff to throw at you, although none of it necessarily emo related. Here goes… *In preparation for the kickoff of the Baltimore Round Robin today/tomorrow at Mass Art, here’s an excellent [...]

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