Tag Archives: Music

State of Affairs Versus The People’s Choice Awards, Part III

23 Nov

Forty-four categories is far too much for something as fundamentally lame as the People’s Choice Awards, Lu and I have decided, but we’re married to this idea now, so we’re obligated to finish it.  So here it is: the final installment of State of Affairs Versus The People’s Choice Awards.  Today: MUSIC AND EVERYTHING ELSE THEY COULDN’T FIND A CATEGORY FOR.

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Oddly Enough in June: Miley’s Brazilian, Insane Germans and the G20

25 Jun

Well cripes and begorrah, friends, hasn’t it been an interesting few days? I’d say it has, and frankly I’ve got a lot to nail down here, so bear with me. Of all the months for which I’ve done an “oddly enough” post this month has to take the proverbial cake. Got some doozies for you courtesy of the Strangest June in History.

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HeroFest 2010 A Huge Success: Alex James on the Road

31 May

Thank you for coming back my dear readers. It’s been quite some time since I’ve last updated the much-maligned State of Affairs webspace, but I would like today to mark the beginning of a trend back to what you’ve come to expect over our almost-one-year together. I promise I have an acceptable excuse for my absence, though, and before you start buying up nails and lumber for the inevitable crucifixion, I’d like to explain what I mean

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United State of Pop 2009: Or, Autotune Is OVER

5 Mar

Hello dear readers.  I’m not actually here today.

Well, I am here, but not here.

To read my brilliant and insightful deconstruction of this year’s United State of Pop mashup music video, head on over to Turning Down The Suck, a brand-new music review site on which I was graciously asked to guest blog today.  I think you’ll get a kick out of it, especially my buddy Van Der Sweet who founded the site.   Shine on, you crazy Dutchman.

State of Affairs LIVE: Part II with Two Assholes Talking About Nerd Stuff

27 Jan

State of Affairs LIVE is back with part two of my interview with Brent Chittenden and Adam Grant of Two Assholes Talking About Nerd Stuff.  Thanks to everyone who downloaded part one; the response to the podcast has been overwhelmingly positive, and as a result the Fixer has given me leave to keep doing this into the forseeable future.  I’ll announce my next guest when I have him or her booked for certain, but trust me – if I get the people I want to get, you’re going to be well and thoroughly entertained.

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State of Affairs LIVE featuring Two Assholes Talking About Nerd Stuff

25 Jan

As promised, you are about to make the transition from “loyal readers” to “loyal listeners” thanks to a new addition to the State of Affairs experience. It gives me great pride to announce the first episode of SoA LIVE, featuring an interview with Brent Chittenden and Adam Grant of the popular podcast Two Assholes Talking About Nerd Stuff.

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Nickelback: Why They Don’t Suck As Much As We Think

15 Dec

It’s come to my attention that Jim thinks he knows me a lot better than he actually does. In an effort to incite my ever-present and ever-seething rage, he likes to bait me by sending me stories he figures will push me over the edge. But this time he’s miscalculated somewhat.

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