Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Still Hanging

Well, the writers of As the World Turns are clever folk! They know that they've got their audience panting for Luke and Noah to finally--FINALLY!--have sex, and damned if they're not going to make us wait as long as humanly possible. It's got to happen soon; yesterday's episode pushed aside the last real impediment as Noah came home to Luke after considering enlisting. (I know, I know--how stupid!--but at least now we know Noah won't decide to join the Army at some point down the road.)

In the meantime, my friend Andy, who helped make the guys so popular in the first place by uploading their entire story to YouTube, made this video. Watch through the end for a little surprise...

Oh, and after months of toiling in other people's fields, I have one that I'm tending along with some of the coolest folks I've ever met: www.vanandjake.com. Stop by and see the ducks!

Saturday, July 05, 2008

Halfway There

Well, we're halfway through 2008 and so far my CD-buying is continuing its tailspin. Consider that four of these albums are on their way to me right now and three of them I only own because I was asked to review them for Amazon and you can see just how much less music I am buying than in years past. Am I getting old? (I don't have an iPod, so I guess that question answers itself.)

Beck, Modern Guilt
Coldplay, Viva La Vida
Kathleen Edwards, Asking for Flowers
Fleet Foxes, Fleet Foxes
Jackie Greene, Giving Up the Ghost
Cyndi Lauper, Bring Ya to the Brink
Shelby Lynne, Just a Little Lovin'
Aimee Mann, @#%&*! Smilers
MGMT, Oracular Spectacular
Bob Mould, District Line
My Morning Jacket, Evil Urges
Nada Surf, Lucky
R.E.M., Accelerate
Radiohead, In Rainbows
Santogold, Santogold
Sigur Ros, Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust
Weezer, Weezer (The Red Album)

Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Together Again

It's been a long, brutal month, but Thursday Luke and Noah will be reunited...by no less than Cyndi Lauper!

That's right--this Thursday, Cyndi Lauper will appear on As the World Turns to play fairy godmother to Luke and Noah. The show is promoting the hell out of her appearance, with a Web promo video and one on TV.

Tune in Thursday to see Luke and Noah kiss and declare their love for one another!