Señor Grumblecakes (jervo) wrote,
Señor Grumblecakes
jervo

I think I'm officially done with Pitchfork making my decisions for me.  I cringe when I think how many amazing albums I've missed because of a shitty PFork review.  Surely I would have missed this year's Forms record (6.6), which still remains my #1 album of 2007 and is definitely in my top 10 of all time; I would never have heard the French Kicks (6.0); and I wouldn't have bothered with The Most Serene Republic (5.8), which I downloaded last night and am rapidly becoming infatuated with.  It's got the Arts & Crafts / Canadian indie pop thing going on, but also with the crazy melodies and angular structures of Mew. 

I just finished listening to the Sports Guy's latest podcast, and in every single conversation he has with his buddies they all seem to be totally torn up about the Giants / Cowboys game.  I don't see what's so hard about it - the Cowboys are going to kill the Giants.  Last week's Giants game did nothing to convince me - their first quarter (where they gained a total of -2 yards) is pretty much how I expected the entire game to go, and I'm still not convinced that the Giants won that game, as opposed to Tampa Bay just completely falling apart.  Maybe I'm wrong, but I certainly wouldn't bet any money on the Giants making a game out of it, even if T.O. stays on the bench.

Kath is out tonight; I'm debating whether I want to go out or if I want to go home and collapse.  Haven't been sleeping well this week, which works out great for the dogs since they've been waking up with me at around 4:00am.

More in just a bit.
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