Here we are! Away, to the end.
Holy cow I have procrastinated. Finally, my ten favorite albums of the year! We are almost done, you guys. To paraphrase John Darnielle, “I am going to make it through this list if it kills me.” Without further delay, here are the top ten albums of 2012 according to whatever. Continue reading
Hello friends. It has been a while, hasn’t it?! Recently, I have come to the realization that long periods of often pass without notice. Sure, the weeks are long and some days are worse than others. Bad days turn into bad weeks, bad weeks turn into bad months, bad months turn into bad years – where do we go from here? As I was saying, time passes in such a strange way. I was talking to a friend and trying to recount something from November, and then I realized November was almost five months again. Jesus, where does the time go? Clocks move, things fade, we float along wondering about this life. What can we do except for struggle, try to connect as humans, and attempt to find things that make the floating worthwhile? So in the spirit of getting back to a sporadically maintained popular culture blog, here are ten songs from 2012 and words about them (I don’t mean that sentence to be twee; that is really all this is. There is no hook).
Home stretch you guys! You want the truth? THIS. IS. SPARTA. I’m just a Julia Roberts standing in front of a Hugh Grant, etc. etc. These are some fine musical albums, let me tell you! So many questions, right? So many cliffhangers! What are the final ten albums? How much of an urge did I have to put Taylor Swift’s “Innocent” at every spot just for a joke? Could a Swedish singer beat a Chicago rapper or some Welsh-educated, British-born pop darlings? Who are the Oceanic Six? HERE IS WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT TOP TEN ALBUMS NOW!