New Radiohead album

In case you missed it, Radiohead’s new album, Hail to the Thief, was released about a month ago. It’s moody and beautiful and spooky. I keep having these visions of a hypothetical video for the bouncy “Backdrifts”. It is a splicing together of various video clips of pop-culture icons, dancing: Michael Jackson doing that kick-thing he does in the “Billy Jean” video, Elvis in a Hawaii-themed movie number, etc etc.


Tonight we went to see This American Life, live at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston. We loved the show despite taking it in through the haze of a Vinny Testa’s induced food coma. Our favorite parts…well, they were all really good. Here are a few notes