In what surely won’t be the last revelation in the internet vapor trail of Kansas shooting suspect Frazier Glenn Miller, Jr., radio host David Pakman has unearthed a lengthy 2010 interview with the man who would go on to be arrested for deadly shootings at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City and Village Shalom in Overland Park, Kansas. A lost-cause U.S. Senate candidate in Missouri at the time, Miller spent most of the interview ranting about the Jews, but also praised Ron Paul, and declared President Obama the winner in a game of “Elect, Deport, Waterboard.”
The Supreme Court disappointed conservatives this week by refusing to hear the case of a New Mexico wedding photographer who refused to photograph a lesbian couple’s commitment ceremony in 2006. The wrinkle in this case is that the defendants attempted to carve out a distinction for people who “create expression for a living.”
STOPPPPPP YOU’RE HURTING MY FEEEEEELINGS is apparently the new clarion call of the conservative movement. I’m still a little shocked by it. The latest whiny conservative is multi-billionaire conservative financier Charles Koch, who has written an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, the official outlet of the poor put-upon 1%, to complain that he’s actually… Read More
With Pajamas Boy memes still circulating in the GOP zeitgeist, the Republican Party just stepped into the same pitch, pandering to Millennials with a “we’re sooo with the kids” viral video of a doughy, unshaven Millennial wearing hipster glasses and, yes, a leather biker jacket. Evidently, this is a real guy named “Scott Greenberg.”
While radio offers nothing particularly exclusive to its format, the internet has a virtual lock on everything worth listening to: every variety of music under the Sun and a nearly limitless menu of podcasts hosted by the funniest and most interesting talkers in the history of recorded entertainment.
Sorry, folks, it’s been a really rough couple of weeks so I know I’ve slacked off from my usual amount of slacking off.
Here’s some new stuff from Blood Red Shoes, which are one of what feels like the few relatively new alt-rock bands making music these days. Yes, I seem to lament that kind of thing more and more as I get older and listen to what KROQ plays nonstop these days.
Here’s The Perfect Mess