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AWOL with Cloud Cult & Mason Proper

We’re on tour at the moment so most of our updates are at exitclov.com. It’s been a treat getting to hear two fantastically great bands every night. ‘We’ll start a little family and call it our religion, hunt for ghosts inside our house because we’ll never give up wishing’ ~ from Cloud Cult’s ‘The Ghost… Read more »

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an historic moment has arrived…

i voted…! yeehaws for america. well, guess we’ll have to wait til tonight for that battle cry. but it wasn’t too unpleasant, merely a 10 minute wait. mysterioso though, there was zero wait time to sit down and fill out a paper ballot, yet like 40 people chose to stand in line for the electronic… Read more »

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Aww shux, Starbucks is a patriot

Well isn’t this sweet. Corporate civic duty. For this day, this corporation has earned its right to be considered a “person.” [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2J8KJDsqqY]

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Strangeness in Taiwan: Installment #3

Needless to say, Taiwanese bathrooms were a trip. This wasn’t typical of them all, but the first bathroom I went into (at the airport) had these bizarre sayings all over the walls. It boggled my mind why a public bathroom would be the appropriate environment to impart nuggets of wisdom through cryptic, obscure sayings …… Read more »

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Strangeness in Taiwan: Installment #1

On the phone with an advertiser: “Hey girl, that’s great you’re going on vacation! Where are you going?” “I’m going to Taiwan for a week or–” “TAIWAN? Oh I’m so jealous. I looove Thai food. Oh my god, you’re gonna love it there”

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Duty Now For the Future!

If you thought McCain won the debate yesterday I have news for you. You’re NUTS! Check it out, DEVO’s gone back to their hometown of Akron, OH, to give back to the community — by promoting Obama. So they’re geeky artrockers and patriotic too. Dreamyness. DEVO … sprang from Akron in the 1970s at a… Read more »

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egad! the swiss serve "moi"

i made a delightful discovery at my hotel in switzerland — they serve moi! moi is a taiwanese rice porridge meal (usually breakfast i think) that’s accompanied by a colorful array of smaller dishes. the dishes are always different, but some staples are soy/gluten, pickled bamboo, dried pork, black duck eggs, dried fish, and many… Read more »

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Lunch Meeting with the Boss

I’m meeting my boss for lunch at PF Chang’s today, which is always a trip. Last time I met up with him, he asked me what my plan is for the next year. He must have read something on my face. He’s like, “Oh what’s the matter? You look constipated. Here, have some fruit. You’ll… Read more »

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Em is in London! and Europe for 3 weeks

Yesterday morning, I was eating my cereal in my room while she got ready. It was dark and gloomy out. Suddenly she walked out of the bathroom in tears. We both had a little cry fest. She said she was afraid I would be lonely. I miss her being a dork around the house. She… Read more »