2019-08-03: There is such a huge gap between “how much I want to like these new Sleater Kinney tunes” and “how …

2019-07-28: ‪Hi, my name is Len, and when I hum along to a song, I usually hum the drum part and not the vocals …

2019-07-22: Turns out, there’s an honest-to-god legit indie record store in downtown Lewes, DE. Who knew?

2019-07-22: Working on it.

2019-07-20: The vacation house has Yahtzee… but no score sheets. Downloaded a score sheet to my iPad Mini, …

2019-07-18: It’s really not that bad, but there is a certain absurdity to it.

2019-07-09: “This is some really nice music… if you’re old.” — Yung Stunna on John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme.

2019-06-22: One of the things I miss the most about The Old Web: pages like this. One person or group of people …

2019-06-18: There is one thing to learn from writers that non-writers don’t always understand. Most writers …

2019-06-14: 🎧 “Oh, snap, this Squeeze cover by Erykah Badu is really really good” is not a sentence I woke up …

2019-06-13: I’m working on building and tracking some small habits that will bring me joy and better mental …

2019-06-12: My main question is: do I have to choose? Are you a leader or a psycho?

2019-02-12: Shakespeare turned dust to dust Y’know how the YouTube algorithm is an awful garbage fire but sometimes it serves you a gem that …

2018-12-22: My Year in Music: 2018 My 2018 in music can be best summed up in five words: “Bark Your Head Off, Dog.” Hop Along’s third …

2018-10-07: Paint this picture in my mind, my masterpiece It’s been a while since a song grabbed me out of nowhere and refused to let go. But that …

2018-09-06: Please join me on the new Mastodon instance I just spun up, hejira.is, a place for like-minded …

2018-08-31: Tomorrow, I’m gonna drive about 200 miles to drink some beers in grass parking lots and watch an …

2018-08-30: Dropped into my local record store around lunchtime. Clerk saw me, walked over and said “Dude, I …

2018-08-28: Listening to the audiobook of “Insanely Simple” and the author tells a story about Steve …

2018-08-26: Currently charging my son’s shoes via USB for his first day of school because that’s a thing you do …

2018-08-26: It’s remarkable how quickly Hop Along’s “Bark Your Head Off, Dog” moved along the following …

2018-08-19: Ben Gibbard’s been doing the rounds to promote Death Cab for Cutie’s quite good new …

2017-05-18: The seasons roll on by Soundgarden was never my “favorite band.” I was always a Pearl Jam guy, at least in high …

2016-11-25: What “Unrivaled” means for Penn State in 2016 It’s Rivalry Week, yet we are #PSUnrivaled. Awkward. I’m so jealous of Ohio State fans this week. …

2015-04-15: "The purely aesthetic form" I’m about halfway through Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products. So far, …

2012-07-23: Now what? The first Penn State memory I have was the stein. It proudly sat on the bookshelf in the family …