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erg workout playlist for 10 minute/3 minute intervals

This one is still in progress; I’m trying to arrange so lower intensity songs land in the intervals, but it’s difficult to get it exactly. Brave – Sara Bareilles – 3:43 Roar – Katy Perry – 3:45 I Love It

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Jennifer Hudson – ‘I Can’t Let Go’ on Smash

I know it’s fashionable to hate on Smash recently, but you gotta at least admit that Jennifer Hudson KILLS this song. I’ve been playing this on repeat all week. Favorite line – “And when heartache comes a’calling, / I won’t

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Pop Culture Memes for Old People: Gangnam Style

Q. What is it? A. A pop song and video from a South Korean group called PSY. Q. Why? A. Kids these days. It’s been played on the radio, parodied in various forms and has recently appeared on Saturday Night

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10 Anthems for a Feminist Revolution

According to spinner magazine, these are the tops: (linked to mp3 download or album on Amazon.com) 10. Salt-n-Pepa, ‘None Of Your Business‘ (from the album Very Necessary) 9. Carole King, ‘(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman‘ (from the

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Somebody That I Used to Know – Walk off the Earth

This is really cool – aside from being an awesome song, watching 5 people play the same guitar all at once is pretty unbelievable.

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Want to Do Bad Things Mix

Bad Things (The Theme to “True Blood”) / Jace Everett / 2:43 Sundown / Elwood / 3:57 The Forgotten People / Thievery Corporation / 3:11 Ain’t No Grave / Crooked Still / 3:22 Death Trip / Bad Livers / 4:27

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Space Girl Mix-a-Mix

Space Girl / The Imagined Village / 3:57 Pumped Up Kicks / Foster the People / 3:58 Skinny Genes / Eliza Doolittle / 3:05 King of Anything / Sara Bareilles / 3:29 Chinese Translation / M. Ward / 4:01 Annabelle

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Glee Live Tour 2011

Shocking – we attended a concert 2 years in a row. Stephanie took me to see Glee for my birthday this year

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Glee Live Tour 2011

Glee Live Tour 2011

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Glee Live Tour 2011

Glee Live Tour 2011

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Glee Live Tour 2011

Glee Live Tour 2011. Stephanie got me tickets for my birthday.

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Paula Cole: Mississippi

This song falls under the heading of really awesome music I’ve rediscovered in my music library recently. Of course I was listening to Paula Cole something like 10 years ago (1996 – so 15 years ago.) At a particular time

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Kickstarter Project: Double Masterpiece: A Nerdy & Dirty Comedy Hip Hop Album

My cousin Sean (AKA ‘Bearclaw’) is in a comedy hip-hop group called Le Roy (see their website) – and they’re trying to make an album. So they’ve set up a kickstarter page to raise money – pre-order a CD and

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Glee Recaps

I really enjoy reading recaps of Glee episodes because it’s funny to read someone trying to write a coherent narrative about a program that doesn’t actually make any fucking sense whatsoever. It’s mostly “and then this happened” followed by “yeah,

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links for 2010-04-17

The Rachel Maddow Show – What's the matter with everybody? Tea baggers want smaller government – except when challenged on the entitlements THEY receive. Then they change their minds – they only want government to help them – but they

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links for 2010-04-16

Hark, a vagrant: Tesla vs. Edison & Marconi Poor Tesla. Always getting kicked when he's down. (tags: comics science tesla edison marconi) Emo: Where the Girls Aren't by Jessica Hopper Awesome discussion of sexism in Emo music, and how women's

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Bad Romance (harp)

I’d love to have this as a recording.

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Power of the Pentatonic Scale

World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale

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Life Shuffle

Having been tagged by Cordelia, I cheerfully submit my answers to this meme. The Instructions: 1. Put your music player on shuffle. 2. Press forward for each question. 3. Use the song title as the answer to the question even

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My reality show concept: Celebrity Karaoke Roulette

Shakespeare’s Sister question of the day the other day was: “You’ve been given unlimited resources and creative control to create your own contest reality show (a la Project Runway) or game show: What’s your concept?” I’ve had this one rolling

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2008/02 Winter Mix

1 If You Want Me / Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova / Once (Original Soundtrack) 2 Falling Slowly / Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova / Once (Original Soundtrack) 3 Gay Messiah / Rufus Wainwright / True Colors (Soundtrack to the

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Music Rediscovered

We finally we able to upgrade the firmware on our Terabyte server last weekend, and it’s finally behaving in a stable fashion with iTunes (fingers crossed). It was apparently having trouble with long file names (!) and iTunes loves to

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EW’s Best Love Songs Ever: The Top 25!

Entertainment Weekly’s List: “Just Like Heaven” – The Cure (1987) “As” – Stevie Wonder (1976) “Purple Rain” – Prince (1984) “Your Song” – Elton John (1970) “Time After Time” – Cyndi Lauper (1984) “If Not for You” – Bob Dylan

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Currently listening to…

Proof of Youth by The Go Team. Discovered through a video posted on Coudal’s Fresh Signals.

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Melissa Etheridge’s New CD

I bought her new CD “The Awakening” last week on a whim – I actually purchased the physical CD because we still haven’t had a spare two or three hours to sit down and sort out what the hell is

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