I had not heard the thing about her being unfamiliar with Van Halen nor do I know the context, but not only is Van Halen not really her kind of music, last week I asked my smart speaker to play “0U812" and she said she couldn’t find it, while I can see the album in the service’s phone app. Read more
Generally speaking, if someone is mad that a kid doesn’t know an artist who peaked before they were born, you can just read it as “I dislike this reminder of time’s slow but unyielding march toward my death.”
She was my go to commuting music for a few weeks. It's like having an unusually thoughtful young person sitting next to you. It's nice. And the production is impeccable.
I’m an old, but as best as I can guess “cultural appropriation” is akin to “Columbusing” where you find something other people are doing and act like it’s your own discovery. On the other hand, finding something another cultural group does and enjoying it doesn’t qualify so long as you don’t try to take ownership of… Read more
I’ll defend the David Lee Roth era (but even Eddie’s playing can’t get me on board past that). I’ll also defend Eilish not knowing who they are (there is WAY too much music now and in the past for everyone to be aware all of the music that exists).
Nah. Trump is still way worse. Bloomberg is what used to be called a moderate Northeastern Republican but which now no longer exists because the Republicans went so far to the right, and even then on things like abortion he never fit in with the Republicans. He’s further to the left than some Southern Democrats. Read more
Maybe, but she would still have biological advantages that can’t be countered like a larger lung capacity, a larger heart, stronger bone density, and longer arms and legs relative to body size, which testosterone doesn’t effect. I know I’ll probably get reamed for this, but honestly I struggle with how to balance… Read more
It’s been over 20 years. His kids are grown. He’s coming back on his own terms. If Disney gave him a ton of money, GOOD.
Her decline is hitting me hard. I am going to vote for her in my primary still, but at some point I will probably need to swap to Bernie because of their very close policy positions. But it hurts after seeing how shitty (some very online) Bernie supporters have treated and talked about her, and now I have to be in… Read more