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by costellopunk
Sat Aug 07, 2004 4:49 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: books, books, books
Replies: 1556
Views: 542013

just finished john fante's full of life and hunter s. thompson's kingdom of fear and i'm about to start dos passos's 42nd parallel. i don't have a computer or cable in my new apartment so i'm reading more than ever...i think that's a good thing.
by costellopunk
Sat Aug 07, 2004 4:46 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: What does "Honey are you straight or are you blind?&quo
Replies: 9
Views: 5782

i always thought he saw the future of my life in this song and new that my wife would turn into a lesbian. i always got the feeling that two people in a relationship were fighting over some really hot girl, which didn't happen in my life...that girls is fugly.
by costellopunk
Sat Aug 07, 2004 4:43 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Delivery Man - track listing?
Replies: 34
Views: 11543

i was hoping speak darkly my angel might finally be released where i could actually get a hold of it with this album...other than that i'm pumped.
by costellopunk
Sat Aug 07, 2004 4:41 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: ' ..draw for big names like Modest Mouse and Elvis Costello'
Replies: 1
Views: 2234

never thought i'd see the day when modest mouse was a big name...good for them.
by costellopunk
Wed Mar 17, 2004 12:47 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Recent CD Purchases
Replies: 2208
Views: 537746

ugly casanova-sharpen your teeth...everyone should hear it. it blew me away. good god i can't plug it enough.
by costellopunk
Sun Mar 14, 2004 8:43 pm
Forum: Photo Gallery
Topic: pictures of yourself totally drunk
Replies: 45
Views: 67180

i've had this belt for five years and am damn proud of it.
by costellopunk
Sun Mar 14, 2004 6:35 pm
Forum: Photo Gallery
Topic: pictures of yourself totally drunk
Replies: 45
Views: 67180

pictures of yourself totally drunk

two bottles of champagne and a few asahi's later...

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by costellopunk
Sat Mar 13, 2004 9:08 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Take the Geek Test!
Replies: 28
Views: 8676

19.13215% - Geek

not bad...right?
by costellopunk
Fri Mar 12, 2004 11:16 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Top 5 Tom Waits Albums
Replies: 67
Views: 16902

1. bone machine 2. rain dogs 3. alice 4. swordfishtrombones 5. mule variations fav tom waits song is actually not on any of these albums it's on the smoke soundtrack-you're innocent when you dream-i really think it manages to embody what tom waits is all about... i'm starting to think that with his ...
by costellopunk
Sun Mar 07, 2004 1:33 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Your Top Five, desert island Elvis Costello albums...
Replies: 85
Views: 22681

blood and chocolate
trust
when i was cruel
brutal youth
armed forces
by costellopunk
Sun Mar 07, 2004 12:46 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: recent DVD purchases
Replies: 307
Views: 64964

i fully agree blue. i had a gift card. i originally wanted to finally get the rushmore criterion edition but they were all out. it's currently (for the past two years) running at about $36.99. fear and loathing was $29.99. obscene. i got lucky that the descendents new ep was cheap. i barely managed ...
by costellopunk
Sun Mar 07, 2004 4:54 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: King Of America and Blood & Chocolate: The 1986 Albums
Replies: 45
Views: 14575

before i get into this i will have to once again defend honey are you straight..., having lived through this song i must say that it is really brilliant social commentary, like elvis saw the future and new one day being gay was the hippest thing you could do. (not a homophobe, just stating what is d...
by costellopunk
Sun Mar 07, 2004 4:39 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Does Elvis need to be edited ?
Replies: 64
Views: 19757

i will let elvis do his own editing. i mean really, the man's a perfectionist to the point of ocd. are you gonna try to stop him? unless your last name is mccartney or bacarach that just is not gonna happen. but any editing problem is easily solved with the handy dandy skip button on your cd player ...
by costellopunk
Sun Mar 07, 2004 4:23 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: recent DVD purchases
Replies: 307
Views: 64964

to go along with my rekindled hunter s thompson obsession i bout fear and loathing in las vegas on dvd-the criterian edition. commentary from thompson himself. oh yeah.
by costellopunk
Sun Mar 07, 2004 4:20 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Recent CD Purchases
Replies: 2208
Views: 537746

most recent cds: modest mouse-lonesome crowded west this album is playing non-stop in my car and i just can't seem to get tired of it. wilco-being there this is one of those albums i had always meant to pick and i finally did. i'm glad i did. descendents-'merican ep new ep. same band that roks my so...
by costellopunk
Sun Mar 07, 2004 4:15 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: What do you want to be remembered for?
Replies: 27
Views: 8107

i want to be remembered as the caring, charming, funny guy i am. but i would like people to airbrush some more hair onto my head when they think of me.
by costellopunk
Sun Mar 07, 2004 4:09 am
Forum: Tin Pan Alley
Topic: late night insomniac ramblings
Replies: 1
Views: 2448

late night insomniac ramblings

andi's asleep upstairs and i am typing this she needs her rest i'm not particularly tired so i'm writing hunched over this keyboard like a genius over a piano (minus the genius) digging isaac brock's slurred drawl as the wine starts to set in - the universe is shaped exactly like the earth/if you wa...
by costellopunk
Sat Mar 06, 2004 4:30 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Reissue info
Replies: 15
Views: 6836

great, 3 reissues i don't particularly want. i remember hearing that koa was going to be in the next batch. dammit all to hell. i may buy gcw for the bonus stuff but i already have the ryko of ab and its good enough, and i have kojak but never really listen to it (although i will always stand by my ...
by costellopunk
Sat Mar 06, 2004 4:24 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: books, books, books
Replies: 1556
Views: 542013

pip: welcome to the wonderfully drunk and bitter world of bukowski. run with the hunted is a great overview of his work. just finished a confederacy of dunces. the book somehow managed to be hilarious and quite deep at the same time. a rarity. i'm just now starting the great shark hunt by hunter s t...
by costellopunk
Sat Feb 07, 2004 12:14 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Cuban Grammy Nominees Denied U.S. Visas
Replies: 5
Views: 2727

every now and then i am so embaressed for my country. some day's i just feel like i can't apologize enough. i never understood the embargo thing. i never liked the embargo thing. i think it is just obscene. isn't china a communist country? we don't embargo them. hypocritcal bullshit like this makes ...
by costellopunk
Sat Feb 07, 2004 12:09 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: recent DVD purchases
Replies: 307
Views: 64964

that was great. the scene in the resteraunt where he was trying out phrases from makng out in japanese was a riot. you could tell from the making of that they loved making this movie.
by costellopunk
Sat Feb 07, 2004 12:05 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: get happy convert
Replies: 25
Views: 9377

get happy convert

i used to find get happy a bit convoluted and unlistenable in the standard order and i would rearrange it in an order that made more sense to me. after buying the reissue (i only had it on vinyl) and jamming it over and over it has come to grow on me in a way i never thought it would. while it still...
by costellopunk
Sat Feb 07, 2004 11:55 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: recent DVD purchases
Replies: 307
Views: 64964

its rare i actually have the money to spend on things i want instead of things i need but i had some extra change and picked up lost in translation and american splender. both movies are absolutely brilliant. in the bonus section of lost in translation bill murray jams to alison by doing a really go...
by costellopunk
Sat Feb 07, 2004 11:45 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: books, books, books
Replies: 1556
Views: 542013

i have read and reread songbook (along with all hornby's other books), and i was amazed at how well it worked on so many different levels. i originally thought the book was going to be a bunch of anecdotes set to music and some of it was but what i didn't expect was the commentary and tangets that m...
by costellopunk
Sat Jan 24, 2004 2:44 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Where'd your username come from?
Replies: 61
Views: 14431

my name isn't a cool song reference but it gets the job done. i was raised on punk music-ramones, the clash, black flag, dead kennedys, descendents, etc-in the mid to late 80s and got into my own stuff throughout the 90's, i got into ec right after high school, and now i think i am evolving more at ...

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