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May 25, 2005

Season Hubley finale.

Still obsessed with CBC radio. If I was actually Canadian, I'd probably be lukewarm about it, the way a lot of Americans are about NPR. You know: "It's okay, but what's with all that pomposity and culture-steering?" But as it... (Read more.)

Posted by Johnny Loftus at 10:14 AM | Comments (1)

May 18, 2005

Straddle carriers are diesel electric.

Great Britain has been overrun by weepy grey boyfriends. Led by the watery, bearded charisma of Chris Martin, this New Wave of British Sentimental is cashing in on soliloquy and balladry, and turning every run through the rain into a... (Read more.)

Posted by Johnny Loftus at 9:51 AM

May 11, 2005

Caution, the moving walkway is about to end.

Southwest's Detroit Metro gates bunch at the bulbous end of B Concourse, as part of the rapidly aging Smith Terminal. My walk from the gate to the lot late on a Sunday night is long and eerie, fellow haggard travelers... (Read more.)

Posted by Johnny Loftus at 10:39 AM | Comments (1)

May 4, 2005

The puppies danced to Gong's "Downwind."

A lot of types have a real big problem with Weezer's "Beverly Hills." But if you ask me, it resembles in both sound and sentiment what the band's been up to all along. I say as much right here, in... (Read more.)

Posted by Johnny Loftus at 9:18 AM