I'm always kicking myself for not blogging enough, and then I kick myself for not having anything to blog about, and then I re-read stuff like this bunch of Simon R think pieces about the state of rockcrit at various points over the last decade and just get depressed because he's pretty much right, things come across without necessarily seizing or reaching the way they once did, and that's not just age talking. Then just for kicks I re-read some random posts from Douglas's site from before he went blog and think: Shit! That's what I should do: just write about what I've been doing. So I'll try to. Let's start with today, during which I did . . . absolutely nothing! Back to the drawing board, I guess.
I used to sell hologram bolo ties at the Mall of America