Sunday, August 16, 2009

Weekend Links

The Onion AV Club's Steve Heissler has finished his review of the first season of The West Wing, and his high praise for the season finale reminds us of what we loved so much about that show the first time around.

From The New Yorker - Jeffrey Toobin's take on the Sonia Sotomayor confirmation hearings was very good.

Our friends Crash Davis and Annie Savoy highly recommend Chicago-area rock band Baby Teeth, who sound like a contemporary ELO and may be about to break through to the big-time, and whose cd release party, held last weekend in Bucktown, sounds almost exactly like The Kinky Wizards' cd release party, but without the rockin' performance from Barry Jive and the Uptown Five.

CSD blogmigo Ellen the Wormbook sent me this article about books that made a difference to Jon Hamm. Of course Jon Hamm has good taste in books - what else would you expect from a former high school english teacher?

The Washington Post believes that saying goodbye is the most difficult part of writing an e-mail.

Lifehacker.com's guide to finding an apartment is a handy all-in-one-place resource.

And, finally, just because its awesome:
Band of Horses, "Is There A Ghost", live on David Letterman

1 comment:

Mike said...

I love that Band of Horses performance - they sound great, if a little too much like the record.