Other People's Words: 19 Nov 2008

Yelling About Music praises John Darnielle and uses one of my favorite albums ever as support.


Suzanne Vega writes about the experience of embracing an unlikely hit.



I am now a collaborator at Nothing Extra. It''s fun!


If you were home, sick, with Iron & Wine on PBS, snuggling with your girlfriend and dog family, and all the memories of places and times you've heard this hushed, beautiful music come rushing back, reminding you of the placeds you've been and why you were happy to be the place you are--even if you were sick? Well, I'd be surprised if you, too, didn't cry a little.

I found an excellent drawing post about that night, too.  I should have asked if I could use it for this post.