Last weekend I went to Brooklyn for an amazing Mountain Goats concert. It was super good.
Here is the setlist from the concert. It was an amazing collection and between all the songs John Darnielle explained where he was coming from. It gave me a whole new appreciation for his new album Transcendental Youth, which you can stream for free from Rolling Stone.
In other NYC news: I ate a falafel (and dropped a lot of it on myself) right outside of the Comedy Cellar. I imagined Louis CK coming by with a slice of pizza. We would stare into each other eyes and eat together forever. But that didn’t happen.
9. His jokes are like little, beautiful, thoughtful presents, but instead of being wrapped in tissue paper they have been placed in a sweaty sock. So at first you hate the person for giving it to you, but when you look inside you are touched.
8. He does every step of the creating process: writing, producing, directing, editing.
Enjoying Dear Photograph. (but not enjoying the messages people leave for their photographs: first of all which photograph are they talking to the original photo or the recent photo, second neither one is listening, third the attempt at poignancy seems a little melodramatic, I get it your parents divorced and you are old now.)