Hotrod III: The Retardening
Click To Play play_blip_movie_219119(); 017: Interview: John Roderick, Part 3 | The Merlin Show Merlin talks with John Roderick, the singer and songwriter for “The Long Winters” (and the man behind The Merlin Show’s theme song, “Blue Diamonds”). John and Merlin discuss string art, learning how to play guitar, and the surprising achievability of most people’s dreams. Have to say: my favorite...
merlin: Sloooooooo-ooooooan! http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/155218/ (via Twitter / merlin)
merlin: Roderick #3 is up. On air guitar — JR:”It’s the equivalent of playing solitaire…” MM:”…with your penis.” http://urltea.com/gnd?HotRod3 (via Twitter / merlin)
merlin: Up early and making with the words (via Twitter / merlin)
merlin: Previewing Roderick part 3 for The Merlin Show. Probably my favorite episode to date. Out Monday. (via Twitter / merlin)
merlin: brownies and tivo at l:home=94116: Mi vida loca. (via Twitter / merlin)
merlin: Updating Twitter at Dom’s birthday party. Meta meta meta. l:Dom’s House=94127: (via Twitter / merlin)
merlin: Fixing to go to Dom’s 33-1/3 birthday party. Listening to Silkworm and installing Ubuntu on Parallels. I love Saturdays. (via Twitter / merlin)
Twitter / Jesse Thorn feeling ashamed that I caved and signed up for twitter. In which Jesse is finally ground down. Add him.
merlin: Planning out the Smart Playlists tutorial arc for The Merlin Show. I have a LOT to say about Smart Playlists. (via Twitter / merlin)
Could you learn to read minds? In the case of mine, Do you read in the dark?– Grant Lee Buffalo, “Honey Don’t Think”
merlin: Our Apple TV sometimes sits and sulks and refuses to talk to anyone. Vexing. (via Twitter / merlin)
merlin: Our Safeway is like The Island of Misfit Toys, but for groceries. (via Twitter / merlin)
merlin: @elbowdonkey - Textexpander works in QS text mode — you just need to type a space before you start typing your shortcut (via Twitter / merlin)
I hope this song finds you fame I want schoolkids on buses singing your name!– “Emily Kane” by Art Brut
It’s amazing how much better the internet gets when you stop reading comments.
merlin: @mathowie - YES. HD lip dub is my monthly reminder why I still LOVE the internet. [http://www.vimeo.com/clip:1737] I wanna work there. (via Twitter / merlin)
merlin: I think I’m shooting a MacBreak (video) today, but I have no idea when and no idea what I should do it about. Any requests? (via Twitter / merlin)
merlin: Our French Laundry waiter almost charged us $800 (eight _hun-dred_ dollars) for a bottle of wine. But Glassdog intervened heroically. (via Twitter / merlin)
Vimeo / Lip Dub - Flagpole Sitta by Harvey Danger Once again, the internet wins. [via: mathowie]
merlin: Yellow Cab’s hold music is “Taxi” by Harry Chapin. Clever. Yet dark. (via Twitter / merlin)
merlin: Realizing it’s a trivial typo that separates “MacBreak” from “MacBread.” (Just watch: now Alex will make that into a starchy new podcast) (via Twitter / merlin)
Regarding music for hobos
Erika: I move for a new sub-genre of electronic music to be created in your honor:
Merlin: Also "Hoboclash" and "Intelligent Hobo Music (IHM)"
Merlin: Get your beats on a bindle.
Erika: Also, "Boxcar Breaks" "Nu 'bo" and "Progressive Underpass"
merlin: Singing along loudly to The Smiths. Again. (via Twitter / merlin)
It’s a shame cars don’t run on cognitive dissonance.– Lewis Black
merlin: Ok, MBW’s over. Ev, I promise to work in “kumquat” next week. Thanks to everyone who played — listen in to hear your words. (via Twitter / merlin)
merlin: Recent MBW nonce words used: Knucklehead (veen); dirigible (shellen). (via Twitter / merlin)