A random thought on the national anthem

OK. I don’t know what Fergie did to the national anthem at the NBA All-Star game, and I’m not even going to track it down on YouTube to get the full experience.

But if it was as bad as everyone says it was, would the crimson-coated, pussy-grabbing babyman have approved if all of the players took a knee?


The Birthday Party

St. Vincent performed recently in the city I’m in, and she opened her show with a short film she directed called “The Birthday Party.”

It’s got a day glow, “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” kind of charm to it. I thought the ending was funny. I won’t get into all the detail, but here’s a clip:

These kinds of visuals aren’t unusual for a St. Vincent video. Here’s one just as morbid and just as funny: