Here are some songs to listen to while you wait. I get double commissions for iTunes sales originating here in December, just FYI.
"Talking Shit About a Pretty Sunset" by Modest Mouse from the album This is a Long Drive for Someone With Nothing to Think About (1997, 5:50).
"Starman" by David Bowie from the album Bowie At The Beeb (2000, 4:07).
"Burning Love" by Elvis Presley from the album Burning Love (1999, 2:51).
"Shut Down" by The Beach Boys from the album Little Deuce Coupe (1963, 1:52).
"Variation 24 a 1 Clav. Canone all'Ottava" by Glenn Gould from the album Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (1981 digital recording) (1981, 1:44).
"I'm A Rocker" by Bruce Springsteen from the album The River (1980, 3:37).
"Nobody Knows You When You're Down & Out" by Eric Clapton from the album Unplugged (3:49).
"Nice work if you can get it" by Thelonious Monk from the album Standards (4:16).
"Fruits of My Labor" by Lucinda Williams from the album World Without Tears (2003, 4:49).
"Take the Skinheads Bowling" by Camper Van Beethoven from the album Telephone Free Landslide Victory (2004, 2:34).
Here are some random posts from the past.
2004-10-27: Larry Pratt and the Dominionist's influence on politicians.
2004-11-02: A glimmer of light on a mediocre election day.
2004-11-11: One of my favorite posts, Belief in things not seen.
2004-12-27: Christmas trees and the war on Christmas.
2005-01-13: Cutbacks at museums and the harm they do.
2005-03-14: Having a problem with religious authoritarianism doesn't mean I have a problem with religion.
2005-05-02: Foolish oppositionalism and domestic violence.
2005-05-18: In which I get pissed at Paul Nelson, then calm down a little.
2005-10-04: A move that surprised no one.
2005-11-28: Remember this?