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Tag Archives: Penguin

Hot Chip – These Chains

They call me “The Grinch Who Hates Christmas Music.” Unless it’s choral and recorded before 1950, count me out. My office internet crapped out yesterday, and I had to work out of a Famima (is it a national chain? Think up-market 7-11). Chintzy, overwrought Christmas music for hours…how do the cashiers not go insane? Christmas […]

Goldfrapp – Rocket (Penguin Remix)

The Geek: [about Samantha] She’s cranked for you. I told her you asked about her, right? The girl freaked. She had a hissy. She thinks you’re the cat’s meow! Jake: Really? She came up to me in the gym tonight. She looked at me like I was a leper. The Geek: Girls will do that, Jake. […]

Nancy Sinatra – You Only Live Twice

If you haven’t noticed by now, I am somewhat of a James Bond aficionado. I can’t think of another product that has managed to stay relevant across multiple generations like the 007 franchise, all while never compromising the elegance and integrity of the brand. Top notch. Regarded in numerous circles as the best Bond theme of […]