Monday, December 17, 2007

Red Velvet Cake

Made a red velvet cake for my friend's birthday (doubling the food coloring and cocoa powder, skipping the berries) and it turned out beautifully:

His name's actually Money, hence the dollar sign. Like all red velvet cakes, this was a delivery device for cream cheese icing (ingredients: cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar). Nutrition!

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

The Sound -- Total Recall

The best, most under-appreciated band I've heard in a long time. These two videos are basically a summary of what I love in post-punk/new wave music.

This is a much better article on The Sound than anything I could write, and this is a live performance of a single of theirs called "Hothouse":