Go and See This Movie!!

Aquarian Beauty: Pan’s Labyrinth(El Laberinto del Fauno) go to: http://www.panslabyrinth.com Writer/Director/Producer, Guillermo Del Torro set this “gothic fairytale” against the backdrop of the Spanish Civil War. The movie is seen through the eyes of a young imaginative girl, Ophelia. Pan’s Labyrinth combines a million different genres that will undoubtedly entice even the most resistant movie-goers. […]

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The Evens

Sasha: The Evens are Ian MacKaye and Amy Farina. I picked up their first album this week and was blown away by how much I liked it, the sound is pretty mellow compared with some of MacKaye’s earlier work with Minor Threat and Fugazi, it’s sparse but with catchy hooks. No worries though, this album […]

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Captain America

Sasha: Captain America (Steve Rogers) was shot dead this week at the age of 89. After years of fighting Nazis and Communists the Captain was brought down on the steps of a Manhattan courthouse by a sniper. Although there is speculation of a resurrection Marvel’s President and Publisher Dan Buckley has been quoted saying: “Captain […]

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Intro5pect

I love punk rock, but sometimes, it can get a bit repetitive. Intro5pect (the 5 is pronounced as an ‘s’, those clever bastards) is definitely a fresh breath of air for punk. While they have all the tell-tale signs of a punk band (politically charged lyrics, catchy melodies, lot of energy, etc), Intro5pect brings something […]

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Parlour Boys Interview

Sasha:MP3: Parlour Boys- LoversThe Housewives got a chance to send the Parlour Boys a few questions, as you can see by our questions we are squandering these great opportunities. Housewives: What have you been listening to lately? Parlour Boys: Rich Boy, Phoenix, Zombie, Bright Black Morning Light, Jens Lekman, Dead Meadow, Simian Mobile Disco, Van […]

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Falling Sand Game

silverunity: Oh my god, I’m posting something different than an MP3 (truth be told, I’m going to be on a different computer for like 2-3 days, so I won’t have my music). Today’s post is about (drum roll please) “The Sand Game”. The Sand Game is a basic online game (really basic) which pretty much […]

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Yet Another Sketch Comedy….surprised?

Aquarian Beauty: The Lonely Island go to: http://www.thelonelyisland.com This comedy group consists of (left to right) Andy, Jorma, and Akiva. If you would remember that fabulous SNL skit “The Chronic -what!?- cles of Narnia”, Andy, along with Chris Parnell helped to make SNL worthwhile for once. (I mean since Billy Crystal and Chevy Chase were […]

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Billy Bragg

Sasha:So I thought I would continue the poetry theme without subjecting you out there to any more awful Housewives poetry. This Billy Bragg song is from the Yep Rock release Talking Poetry With the Taxman. MP3: Billy Bragg- Help Save the Youth of AmericaWhen I think of the 80s I don’t usually think of protest […]

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Mountain Goats Limerick

Sasha:I guess this is poetry week at Midwestern Housewives central because here’s a little limerick about the Mountain Goats: There’s a guy with an acoustic guitar,who tours both nearby and afar.He’s got a weird voice,which makes me rejoice.He’s become a real indie-rock star. MP3: The Mountain Goats- Anglo-SaxonsMP3: The Mountain Goats- Grendel’s MotherBuy Mountain Goats:InsoundAmazon

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