Just watched the end of VH1’s Most Awesomely Bad Metal Songs … Ever. And the winner was … yes! The Final Countdown, by my compatriots Europe.
You can already hear that damned synthesizer riff, can’t you? Dah-dah-DAH-DAH! And now it will be stuck in your head for the rest of the day. Sorry about that.
Watching the show did bring back a lot of atrocious 80s poodle metal I had successfully managed to repress. Including Winger. Remember Winger? Shudder
**Listening To: ** Stream from Groove Salad
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.