The Beach Boys cover Panda Bear

Posted by Jason Diamond Kidding.  The title should have actually been “Panda Bear and Animal Collective get their entire career game plan from a 1967 Beach Boys B-Side.” [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mhz7RA7NTPo&w=420&h=315]

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Morning Bites: Cheney’s juicy bits, Tao Lin “hype,” Beach Boys, V-mail, and more

Did anybody else get a little sick from the words “Juicy Bits From Dick Cheney,” regardless of what context it’s in? Do books + soundtracks = The Future?  The Atlantic takes a look. 15 reasons why bookstores and libraries should work together brought to you by the fine folks at Lake Forest Book Store in Lake Forest, IL. A Los Angelesian’s guide to literary New York. Josh Spilker takes a look at Tao Lin’s “new novel hype” at Impose. Some […]

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Weekend Bites: Alice in Wonderland, Roald Dahl, Lacoste, dudes, the “FingerBlast”, and more

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VHRz1S_kYI&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&hl=en&feature=player_embedded&fs=1] The first recollection I have of watching a Tim Burton film was seeing Beetlejuice when I was eight and thinking “holy shit”. Since then, just about everything he has done since has for better or worse garnered the same reaction. With that said, this preview of Alice in Wonderland is definitely a good “holy shit”. Speaking of Burton’s film adaptations, The Rumpus talks about “Roald Dahl, Man of Letters“. I need more personal essays about Lacoste shirts in my […]

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