Merry Christmas!

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and he is called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. -Isaiah 9:6 (ESV)

Announcing: Elbee Elgee

I’m excited to announce the first public release of my oft-delayed theme, Elbee Elgee. It’s available right now over at its page on I’ve been working on this for the better part of the last few years, picking at…

Pre-K Jargon File

About a year ago, my wife and I were in the midst of watching the classic Stephen Fry/Hugh Laurie-helmed Jeeves and Wooster and we were allowing our kids to watch it along with us. We had been watching episodes each…

“Never So Big”

David Byrne + Fatboy Slim + the story of Imelda Marcos’ nanny & Marcos herself(!) = stunningly awesome. Seriously check out all of Here Lies Love, Byrne and Fatboy’s collaboration/concept album.

“Perform This Way”

Weird Al’s initial stab at a title track for his new album met with resistance from the original “artist”. Or, as @badbanana put it, “The song Lady Gaga didn’t want you to hear[.]”. Glorious. UPDATE: Here’s Weird Al’s side of…