Monthly Archives: February 2009

Brilliant songs

Of the three concerts I saw this week, the last one, a balladeer at P60, was my favorite. Not that there was anything wrong with the others, but given the sheer amount of fun I had last night, well, it takes the cake. And since I can’t think of anything useful to say about my… Read more »


Upon reflection, “things I did not know before” does not seem to be a fitting title for my category for semi-interesting links. At the time it did, but well, what do I know? Here’s some links. How to keep your metal band shirt blacker than black: Heavy Metal Laundry Tips Two out of Three Ain’t… Read more »

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Yesterday, I went to see Anneke van Giersbergen with her band Agua de Annique in Amsterdam, which was an acoustic, ‘special show’ to present her new album Pure Air. After she left The Gathering, I didn’t quite pay attention to what she was doing. I knew she had released an Agua de Annique album, but… Read more »

Happy 1234567890 day

Tonight, at exactly 23:31 and 30 seconds GMT (00:31:30 in The Netherlands), it’s been 1234567890 seconds since midnight (UTC) on January 1st, 1970. Which makes today 1234567890 Day. Enjoy. (Incidentally, this is post #200.)

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Darwin Day

“Charles Darwin Has a Posse” by Colin Purrington Darwin Day is a global celebration of science and reason held on or around Feb. 12, the birthday anniversary of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin. This year marks the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth.

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