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Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Watch “Bunheads,” Make Monkey Milk & Listen To The Julie Ruin

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do, alone, are well worth it. Here’s a handy list of awesome things to do this weekend! Keep reading »

The 3 Most Excruciating Music Videos Of The Summer

A good music video can make a mediocre song tolerable, but a bad music video of an equally bad song creates an aural singularity of fart-stained terribleness. These are the worst we’ve seen so far this year — and 2013 is far from over. Consider the following your State of the Union address for “Things That Will Make Two of Your Five Senses Atrophy,” or perhaps a sonic Cerberus of “Shittiest Song of Summer 2013.” In any case, we’re sorry. Read more at Cracked…

19 Things We Thought Were, Like, So Deep When We Were In College

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Stuff We Thought Was Deep In College

One of the best parts of the college experience is that you get to take your hobbies and interests really, really seriously. From your urban drum circle to art house movies to Zen Buddhism to heavy metal, college gives you the chance to dive into your passions without a hint of self-consciousness. In many cases, you also have a large group of friends who live 10 feet away and are willing to discuss the existential details of any topic til the early morning hours. This all adds up to thinking and saying, “Whoa, that’s deep” a lot. Looking back, some of the things we found super meaningful in our college days might be a bit cringeworthy now, but some of them still hold up, and either way, we’re grateful for the time we got to spend laying on the floor of our dorm rooms reciting Tool lyrics and thinking it was the most profound thing in the world. Here are some other books, movies, poetry, art, music, and scientific concepts we thought were mega deep in college… Keep reading »

That’s A Nice Looking Bass Dog You Got There

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Dogs are very versatile creatures. Not only are they so-called “man’s best friend,” but they also make a decent stand-in for bass guitars. Witness this blog, “Bass Dog,” which replaces the bass guitars being played by well-known musicians with dogs. It’s that simple and that wonderful. Here, we have Scott Shriner from Weezer bass doggin’ it (and making awesome Bass Face). Check out a few others after the jump. [Bass Dogs] Keep reading »

Like This, Love That: Your Music & Book Picks For The Week!

Like This, Love That: Your Music & Book Picks For The Week!
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Like This, Love That: Your Book & Music Recommendations For The Week!
Including new albums from Robin Thicke and Backstreet Boys! Read More »

Welcome to a new semi-regular feature on The Frisky in which we comb through all the new releases in books and music, and present you with our top picks. We’re calling it “Like This, Love That” — think of it as a human “Amazon Recommends,” or that friend of yours who’s always on top of the newest and the latest. Check out our picks for this week — including Rob Sheffield’s new karaoke-themed memoir and The Civil Wars’ sophomore album — after the jump! Keep reading »

Chris Brown: I’m Quitting Music, Maybe

Chris Brown has a new album coming out later this month, and he says that might be it for him in the music biz, reports the Huffington Post. “Don’t worry mainstream America,” he tweeted. “After this X album, it’ll probably my last album.” (Note the deft use of the “probably” qualifier while getting in a mention of the title.) Brown also tweeted to say he’s “tired of being famous for a mistake I made when i was 18,” referring to the Rihanna assault. In other Brown news, he turned himself in on hit-and-run charges and was released on his own recognizance, reports TMZ. Read more at Newser…

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