… for the lack of posts lately. I’ve been traveling for the holidays and finishing my bar application. I’ll be back soon. I promise.
Top 5 Albums of 2011
(5) The Antlers - Burst Apart The Antlers’ first album “Hospice” was depressing as hell. And, frankly, I didn’t like it much. I enjoyed hearing some of the songs live, but I really can’t envision a scenario where I’d sit down to listen to that album. ”Burst Apart” is different. Much different. The pace is pretty consistent on this album. Peter...
Top 5 Songs of 2011
(5) M83 - Midnight City The day my friend Britt sent me a text that said, “The new M83 albums is awesome” might have been one of the best days of the year for me (after the day I got married, of course). I hopped on Spotify and listened to the album. In its entirety. And then I listened to the track “Midnight City” one more time. This is the second song on the album....
Some upcoming top 5 lists
In recent years, I’ve used the end of the year to talk about some of my favorite things from that year. This year, I’m going to do it in the form of top 5 lists. And there’s not going to be any rhyme or reason. If I wake up and am in the mood to jot down a list then it’s going to be up here. You can count on top 5 favorite songs, movies, and albums though.
stickyheel5 asked: I've really enjoyed your insight into "man gifts" - just curious: what are your thoughts (do you have any thoughts?) on the J Crew Suede MacAllister boots? Have I made a grave misjudgment in asking a certain mother to purchase these in place of the Clark Desert boots for a certain dapper husband? :-/
Anonymous asked: OK... so if one actually picked up the Moka as a gift... what's some good stuff to put in there?
Lil’ P-Nut is a legend. (From my friend Vick City)
A professor stood before his class with some items in front of him. When the...– This is great.
Loafersansocks Holiday Gift Guide
Upon request by a reader, I present to you my 2011 gift guide (click on underlined text to go to site): (1) Trafalgar belt buckle and strap - Reckner purchased a buckle (engraved) and strap for an anniversary a few years ago. I’ve worn it almost every single day since. The buckle is scratched up and the strap has turned to worn leather, but both of these attributes add to the appeal....