As far as quirky sports go, it’s hard to top roller derby. Anybody who’s seen it will tell you that the mix of women on skates blazing around a banked track, beating the hell out of each other is oddly watchable and engaging.
The David Wax Museum, a Mexo-Americana folk band from Somerville, released their first full-length album titled Carpenter Bird on Friday at Club Passim in Cambridge.
Following in the trend of attaining fame through the Internet – literally overnight on sites like MySpace.com – Owl City launched its first national tour this fall in celebration of the recent release of their new album Ocean Eyes.
Fellow columnist Evan Puschak once told me, ‘There comes a day when you realize you’ve moved on from Hitchcock. It’s a sad day.’
‘SHUT UP, GLUTTON,’ he spits in my direction. His eyes bulge out of his skull as he screams at me, a chunk of avocado from the Sunset Cantina nacho chips he was eating spews out of his mouth, hitting me in the face.