Do you have 99 cents in your pocket? Can you go spend it at iTunes, please? I bought Brandi Carlisle’s Hallelujah (the live one, recorded at a radio station) and I am astonished by the fact that I think I love this version of the Leonard Cohen song even more than Rufus Wainwright’s. Rufus will break your heart with sugar, his voice candy-coating the words that will like-to-kill you if you even read them written on paper. Brandi’s version just SLAYS you. I love being dead like that.
I’m at the ‘rents on the Central Coast right now, spending time with the little mama. I rode the Amtrak train-slash-bus connection down here, and I’m taking the Coast Starlight home on Saturday. I felt so…. techie on the trip down. While on the train I listened to my iPod nano while watching the view flash by, and then when the bus hit the boring part of 101, Gilroy, King City areas, I broke out the PowerBook and watched Netflixed Gilmore Girls (season three, and like, Jes is SO cute) while knitting. Way more fun than driving, and with gas prices, cheaper, too.
The internet connection here is a little slow, however — they have a new computer that’s running on dial-up at 28.8 Kbps. I can run faster than that, yo. So forgive me if I’m behind in email — I’ll catch up next week. And go buy that song if you want to be dead. You know what I mean.
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