Go Terk Yourself

do it now

We Found Our Son in the Subway

Danny called me that day, frantic. “I found a baby!” he shouted. “I called 911, but I don’t think they believed me. No one’s coming. I don’t want to leave the baby alone. Get down here and flag down a police car or something.” By nature Danny is a remarkably calm person, so when I felt his heart pounding through the phone line, I knew I had to run.

Read the whole story at the NYT Opinionator

Wye Oak: Plains

I’m really digging this track these days.

Demon Road

New Calexico Too

There’s a new Calexico album, Algiers, streaming at SoundCloud right now!


There’s a mess of new music on the webs today. First up is the new video for Who, from David Byrne and Annie Clark’s upcoming album, Love This Giant (which NPR is streaming in its entirety starting today):

Next up is a pair of new tracks from Grizzly Bear’s upcoming album Shields, performed live on BBC radio. The tracks are at (approximately) the 2:07 and 2:43 marks.

You Can Call Me Al

This Is Fun

I Knew It

High-speed chases look like fun because they are.



Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal

Today’s SMBC is excellent.