Archive for November, 2010

A-Z, 1-2-3: Girls Against Boys

Posted: 16th November 2010 by ed in Blogs, Ed

Thanks to Wikipedia I was able to track down the exact date of my first exposure to GvsB.  It was June 1st, 1996 at RFK Stadium in Washington D.C t the HFStival.  The HFStival was an annual concert put on by legendary alternative radio station WHFS.  While the main stage featured Foo Fighters, Goldfinger, Cracker […]

Here is the promised audio clip.   Too bad Jim couldn’t do it himself because he is a complete idiot. -ed

The Big Stall Rules

Posted: 15th November 2010 by Doug in Blogs, Doug

I would never…and I mean never…park in a handicapped parking spot. I’m not even sure I’m okay with all handicapped people parking in handicapped spot. I think there should be different levels of handicapped placards. if you became handicapped doing something incredibly stupid that had over a 50% chance of making you handicapped you have to park a […]

A-Z, 1-2-3: Fountains of Wayne

Posted: 15th November 2010 by ed in Blogs, Ed
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I can sum up my favorite musical genre in two words. Power Pop. I like a few chords, hand claps, sing-along choruses and layered vocal. Power Pop provides me with all these things wrapped up in a glossy package of sunshine. Fountains of Wayne are among the best of the modern Power Poppers. They craft […]

A-Z, 1-2-3: Erasure

Posted: 12th November 2010 by ed in Blogs, Ed
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We are moving right along aren’t we? Already to E. There is no way for me to explain my love of Erasure except that they create pure pop goodness and there is some really low-end bass in their songs. That combination is perfect for me although it was probably odd for people who heard the […]

The Empire Podcast 11/10/10

Posted: 11th November 2010 by ed in Begley, Big Jim, Doug, Ed, Podcasts

This week Ed has to suffer through the idiocy if Jim, Doug and Begely when it comes to Happy Meals. We also hit on cell phone dependence and Jim relays tell a wonderful story about Craigslist. Download it, listen here or subscribe to the RSS/iTunes feed!

A-Z, 1-2-3: Def Leppard

Posted: 10th November 2010 by ed in Blogs, Ed
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Didn’t see this one coming did you? I am more than willing to toss aside any “cool cred” I might have in order to feature my first favorite band. I was 7-years-old when Pyromania came out and it owned me from Day 1.  The copy in our house belonged to my sister but it might […]

A-Z, 1-2-3: Clutch

Posted: 9th November 2010 by ed in Blogs, Ed
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There are sure to be a few entries in this project that might surprise anyone who really knows me and CLUTCH is sure to be at the top of that list.  The fact that I am a fan surprises me too.  At face value they are the opposite of what I normally listen to.  They […]

A-Z, 1-2-3: Bad Religion

Posted: 8th November 2010 by ed in Blogs, Ed
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I am a late-bloomer in all aspects.  I didn’t hit puberty until around 15, I was playing with Transformers until shortly after that.  I didn’t get to college until I was 18 and it took me an extra year-and-a-half to finish.  I will be one of the last of my friends to get married and […]

A-Z, 1-2-3: Alkaline Trio

Posted: 5th November 2010 by ed in Blogs, Ed
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As I was driving in this morning I decided that I needed to blog more.  While navigating through the idiots I came to the conclusion that I should do some themed entries as that way I will always have something to write about rather than waiting for inspiration to strike.  What you are about to […]