the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Jeff Tweedy of Wilco

This was the third time I’ve seen Wilco, but the first time I was close enough to see all of their facial expressions. Interestingly, the Canadian band Broken Social Scene played this stage before Wilco, and as they were leaving the stage Kevin Drew, one of the fourteen hundred members of the band, thanked the audience and told them that the best band in America was about to take the stage. I don’t think I can argue with that statement.

Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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