Saturday, May 9, 2009

Thoughts from David Byrne

"The better a singer's voice the harder it is to believe what they're saying... So I use my faults to an advantage." -David Byrne

Really quite an insight into identifying the source of some of Byrne's most powerful music.

Friday, May 8, 2009

National Self-Reflection

When did the idea of self-reflection, and when necessary criticism, become associated with Anti-Americanism. Why is stubbornness considered patriotic? It seems to me that the moment we become a country unwilling to honestly examine its actions with regards to morality is the moment we become fiercely, in the words of Representative Michelle Bachmann-R. Minnesota, un-American.