For a while there, it seemed things were looking up for Chan Marshall, but no.
Friday, March 16
12:30 p.m. Home Slice Pizza. This New York-style pizza joint in south Austin hosts a fantastic day party each year, and this year's lineup is quality.
Rap legend Heavy D passes away at the age of 44.
The Monitor by Titus Andronicus: The Concept Album We Needed
My friend Charlie recommended Titus Andronicus to me. He is a 26-year-old intellectual, although in hipster fashion would likely refute the moniker. He's preachy, kind of like everyone else about my age. Emblematic of my generation, Charlie believes voting is meaningless because campaign finance laws make the power of an individual's voice worthless. And when challenged by his father that, "You don't have a right to complain unless you vote," he responded, "Who cares anyway?"