Happy Hanukkah!

Thanks, Vinnie’s!

Higher And Higher

Is High Maintenance the best TV show on the internet? It’s certainly in the running. Creators Ben Sinclair and Katja Blichfeld don’t remember how the idea for the show came to them, but that’s to be expected considering its subject matter.

The couple came into WNYC to discuss taking their hit series to new heights with money from Vimeo. Listen to the latest sideshow podcast pleaaaaasse!

Hedgehog The Ivories

Herzog Inspirationals

My favorite new tumblr is Herzog Inspirationals, where some sly genius merges innocuous images with bleak, hope-decimating observations made by one Werner Herzog.

Jolly St. Chris

Christopher Lee, the 92-year-old English actor from The Wicker Man, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and the Hammer Horror films, has released his third annual Christmas song. Like the two that preceded, it features Lee’s still-strong baritone over poppy metal riffs. “Darkest Carols, Faithful Sing” makes me hope I’m a fraction as productive as Lee is at 92. Or tomorrow, for that matter.

Beyoncé’s Boots

Check out sideshow’s first exclusive! An interview with a mysterious man named Boots who produced a bunch of songs on Beyonce’s latest and greatest album. Plus, he played some really nice originals and covers on our piano at WNYC.

It’s Just A Bad Dream, Dog

Thanks, Tessa!

A Blow Within A Blow

Thanks, Nim!

All About That Beet

Thanks, Mia!

If TV On The Radio And LCD Soundsystem Had A Baby…

…She might sound a lot like this. Happy Friday. You earned it.