Zoilus by Carl Wilson

Archive for September, 2010

Back to the World (Where the Action Is)

September 24th, 2010

You may notice that aside from updates to the sidebar list of Toronto shows, there have been no posts here lately. That’s because I am very, very busy with my friends Chris and Margaux over at BACK TO THE WORLD, our group blog.

It started in early summer (Torontoist did an interview with us at the time) but now has really hit a stride. There are posts every weekday.

Here are some of my own favourite and most Zoilus-friendly posts there, though you should browse around at your own leisure as there’s a lot of good stuff. Also follow us on Twitter as @theworldbackto for updates. (Incidentally I am @carlzoilus on that thingy.)

Superchunk & 90s Irony Vs. “Irony”.

On Ann Powers on Camille Paglia on Lady Gaga and Pop Female Sexuality 2010.

On Roscoe Mitchell, Muhal Richard Abrams and George Lewis at the Guelph Jazz Festival.

We’re in the Movies: Toronto in Scott Pilgrim, No Heart Feelings and Other Films.

On Cee-Lo, “Fuck You” and the Gold Diggers of 2010.

On Rosanne Cash’s Composed.

On Jennifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad.

On the Spinanes’ “Hawaiian Baby.”

On Song Titles.

Two Deaths and Two Fiery Furnaces.

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