'rant' Category

  • Nov
    25
    2007

    Undserstaning language is important, I guess

    …so here’s something you might not know about me. Even though I have a fancy schmancy music degree from a fancy schmancy university, am an indie rock snob to the point of making my daughter listen to lullaby renditions of Radiohead to lull her to sleep, I, Chip Harlan, Mister “I have no guilty pleasures […]

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  • Sep
    21
    2007

    BRB

    …so my contract ended a couple weeks ago, and you’d think that this would be the perfect time for me to sit around in my underpants all day and write blog posts about the menial things that piss me off, but I’m finding I’m too busy trying to find more work. So in lieu of […]

  • Jun
    29
    2007

    The 10 commandments of the 10 Commandments

    1. You should read these periodically to get a sense of how much simpler life was 3000 years ago. Seriously, there’s no “Thou shalt not drive in the HOV lane alone” or “Thou shall pay thine artists for the music they hath created” or “Thou Shalt Thinkest Global and Actest Local” or anything. 2. Most […]

  • Jun
    22
    2007

    Dear Flash Web Developers

    I know you like to show off your flash-movie-making skills. I know it’s tons of fun to make images fade in and out, and to make text scroll across the screen. I know this kind of stuff makes your clients pop like 1,000 boners and fall over themselves to give you more work. But you […]

  • Jun
    05
    2007

    A box of newports, and puma sweats

    Now here I am, not even a week after writing about stealing the new Elliott Smith, and sorta vowing not to download music illegally, but there I am on isohunt, and it’s staring me in the face: 3rd Bass – The Cactus Album. I’m not made of stone! Granted, I did buy the cassette back […]

  • May
    29
    2007

    gotta sell it while you can…

    …so I downloaded the new Elliott Smith album last night, and I’m conflicted. I mean, I totally respect the notion of paying respects to the artist. I sit through the credits of movies I like, I (usually) pay the “recommended donation” at museums, heck, I even tip the girl who makes my burrito when I […]

 
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