Monthly Archives: August 2014

Bands on My iPod: Young the Giant


Well this is the last one. I have run out of bands on my iPod, and after this write-up, I will have none left until I get the Broods album. To quote a phrase from The Rolling Stones, it’s a … Continue reading

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Pungry’s Thirsty: Manhattan Special Sarsaparilla


You know, considering the general reputation for the East Coast, I wouldn’t be surprised if “Manhattan Special” was some slang for spitting in a dude’s drink. Hopefully a company trying to make money wouldn’t be following their company’s namesake down … Continue reading

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Bands on My iPod: The Verve


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Pungry’s Thirsty: Boylan’s Birch Beer


Finally, we’re back!! Or, rather, I’m back. Back to my duties of reviewing soda. Man, it’s been a while. So, how are the kids over there? Oh, she’s going to college now? Nice. Yeah, I finally got off my butt … Continue reading

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Bands on My iPod: Phoenix


Ah, Phoenix. The alt-rockers from Versailles named after a Chinese restaurant tore up the scene in 2009 after the release of Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, but it wasn’t their first go-round. No, they’ve been around since 1999 but hadn’t reached mainstream … Continue reading

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Bands on My iPod: Passion Pit


Good old Passion Pit. Probably the most polarizing band that I enjoy. Hard to find colleagues who can withstand Micheal’s falsetto to appreciate his amazing hooks. Yeah, just like Bombay Bicycle Club, Passion Pit is Michael Angelkos’s stuff through and … Continue reading

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Bands on My iPod: OneRepublic


It’s OneRepublic, not One Republic. Like the famous brand BananaRepublic or the always there RepublicanParty. Any title with the word Republic has to be one word. It’s just law. Anyway, OneRepublic is a front for Ryan Tedder to get famous … Continue reading

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