Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Monday, November 28, 2011

Looking forward to the new Black Keys album, El Camino, due out Dec. 6. Here's one of the new tracks, "Lonely Boy".

1. Lonely Boy
2. Dead and Gone
3. Gold on the Ceiling
4. Little Black Submarines
5. Money Maker
6. Run Right Back
7. Sister
8. Hell of a Season
9. Stop Stop
10. Nova Baby
11. Mind Eraser

Taking a (news)Stand

As a magazine journalism major, I'm in favor of anything that helps the magazine industry survive. Working for a paper company, I kinda wish it didn't involve eReaders.

Check out this Wired article about how Apple's virtual Newsstand is giving magazines a much-needed avenue for sales.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Happy weekend

- J

Thursday, November 17, 2011

This Weekend, Live

I heard the turnout to Further at the Times Union Center was pretty weak. It sounded pretty good. Here's some good live shows in the Capital Region this weekend:

Thursday, Nov. 17
hris Cornell - (After party: Red Square)

Coming off an appearance in PJ20?? A professional rocksmith, doin his thang.

Friday, Nov. 18

The Brew - Putnam Den in Saratoga Springs

Touring in support of a new 3-disc "experience", Triptych

(After party: The Bullpen Tavern or the Saratoga Tavern. Looking low-key, head over to the artsy Beekman Street irish pub, The Local)

Saturday, Nov. 19

Capital Zen - Hot Shots Bar in Glens Falls, NY

A fiery young jam band that will rock you for hours on end. They've played festivals big (Camp Bisco) and small (Backwoods Ponds Fest), but can hang with the best (#bonnaroo). Check em out if you haven't already.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Miami Virtue

Gotta love the Marlins' new logo! #shitshot

Hopefully some other teams follow suit ...

Art of the Menu

An awesome menu design all the way from Russia:

The website is devoted to showcasing great menu design; an end use of paper that probably won't go digital any time soon ... or will it?