Archive for October, 2008

Dylan’s ballads and blues

Posted by Anne on October 31st, 2008

Dylan has written moving love ballads that avoid all clichés. Tell Tale Signs: Rare and Unreleased, 1989-2006 is now available for free online listening. (Thanks, Eamonn.) Here are gorgeous Red River Shore and Mississippi, a perfect blues song, with the lyrics and a few translations (mouseover the blue words): Mississippi Every step of the way […]

MC Yogi: Vote for Hope

Posted by Anne on October 31st, 2008

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Kenge Kenge: Obama for change

Posted by Anne on October 31st, 2008

Hockey mama

Posted by Anne on October 30th, 2008

Oh god, do I love youtube dipstick = Arschgeige

Lima calling

Posted by Anne on October 30th, 2008

Nice to hear you, how are you? Not bad, thanks, I’m muddling through. And how are things at your end? Very busy, bills to send. Is your boss at work today? Can I help in any way? Could I leave a message, then? Sure, hang on, I’ll get a pen. I’m with Löwe in Peru […]


Posted by Anne on October 30th, 2008

Halloween is a wonderful celebration for young people. But in Ireland, where it originated, and in the States, guys, not here in Germany. Here, it sucks. There is no tradition, and it just doesn’t work. My mother sewed me my first costume at age two, and I went as a green Peter Pan. At four […]

Alicia Keys/Jack White: Another Way To Die

Posted by Anne on October 29th, 2008

Minimalist raconteur Jack White (White Stripes, Raconteurs) wrote this for the new James Bond, A Quantum of Solace and teamed up with Alicia Keys for a surprising duet. This Bond is all about emotional ambiguity, whom you can trust and whom you can’t. Bang, bang, bang, bang! Helmut, we’re going, OK? I’ve also reserved 3 […]