Danielle LoPresti: I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Because it’s all about the kids when it comes down to it, right? One of my favorite covers of a Christmas classic.
Photo Of People Falling Over Compared To Renaissance Art
This explosively viral image is cutting through the internet at outbreak speed, was made by Joel Goodman at the Manchester Evening News in Merry Olde England–very merry, by the look of things. Well, huzzah!. Isn’t it beautiful? I need a print. Follow this link to see an entire gallery of spectacular images from New Years…
Converse Chuck Taylors Get A Make-Over. (Hiss.)
I just read in CNN that Converse, which now a brand of Nike, is rolling out a new version of its venerable Chuck Taylor sneakers in hopes of invigorating both the style and the brand. The new version will look like old Chucks, but instead of being made of cotton canvas they’ll be constructed by…
Tunesday: Lydia Loveless
Lydia Loveless–what a voice. Classic, yet transcendent.
My Parents Were Awesome (Well, not my parents, but…)
Here’s a Found Summer Photo I can actually source. I lifted it from a cool as cucumbers tumblr page called My Parents Were Awesome. Sadly, my parents were not awesome–they took us on vacation in October because the crowds were shorter–visiting every restored Colonial Village from Saint Augustine (we had time to tour the fort,…
Itunes This Morning
Does music tell much about the man?
I’m sitting here listening to Uncle Tupelo’s landmark album “No Depression” for the thousandth odd time–and I wanted to take a minute to thank Brian R. who introduced me to the band in it’s dying days back–oh–about 20 years ago. It took some urging–I thought Uncle Tupelo was a silly name and didn’t exactly rush…
My Favorite Christmas Recordings #4 Chieftans Christmas: The Bells of Dublin
Bitter, cynical, and borderline misanthropic for most of the year, I reform for the holiday season and from mid-November to the last minute of Epiphany I’m all about the season. Readers of Old Road Apples will find themselves under a constant barrage of holiday fare this season–from themed essays to book reviews to a countdown…