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Review of Man’s Last Great Invention’s first release

From None is the first release from Nebraska’s Man’s Last Great Invention, a curious drone band whose music reminds me of Cul De Sac‘s more experimental offerings. Issued by Public Eyesore sub-project Eh?, this is slow-building, bass-heavy stuff that sounds almost cinematic in nature. Man’s Last Great Invention makes heavy use of echoing chanted … Continue reading »


In Zürich, Switzerland, a large, stuffed (with fireworks, among other things) snowman is burned in effigy to end the winter. My father burned his 20+-year-old coveralls, stuffed with hay, baggies of gasoline, sparklers, and matches. Man’s Last Great Invention was on hand for a live soundtrack. Böögg from nocoastfilms on Vimeo.

From Pride to Predator

This morning, walking in to work, I saw a woman step nonchalantly a foot out of her way to crush a roach, then pause a half-step back, posing in satisfaction. Yesterday, Ben told me all about cheeseburgers. He could not eat them; his tongue felt like he imagined it would be like if he had … Continue reading »