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Exploring “Empire Records” // The Chainsaw Kittens

Exploring “Empire Records” // The Chainsaw Kittens

I was watching “Empire Records” one day recently when, for the first time, I started taking notice of the innumerable stickers, posters, CD’s, and cardboard stand-ups that riddle the entire movie set. It suddenly occurred to me that the movie is little more than a boundless, abandoned warehouse of obscure pop culture references. Though I’ve […]

SDIP // The Fez

SDIP // The Fez

The Steely Dan Infographic Project, in which we create a chart, diagram, graph or other visual aid inspired by each and every Steely Dan song. This edition: “The Fez” from The Royal Scam.

SDIP // Reelin’ In The Years

SDIP // Reelin’ In The Years

The Steely Dan Infographic Project, in which we create a chart, diagram, graph or other visual aid inspired by each and every Steely Dan song. This edition: “Reelin’ In The Years” from Can’t Buy a Thrill.

DYRT90s? // Sublime: Greatest Hits

DYRT90s? // Sublime: Greatest Hits

The most interesting thing about the “two-year experiment to increase his creativity” story that MTV After-School Specials use to explain away the heroin habit that cost Brad Nowell his life is not the fact that it is most likely bullshit, but that it is hardly a cautionary tale. Suggesting that 40oz. to Freedom – a […]

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