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xanadistic
Austin, TX
It's all about perspective.
Interests: M.I.A., horror movies, Tori Amos, ELO, pop culture
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https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/m.i.a./id14677454 https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/m.i.a./id14677454 Here are some links the Swords/Warriors video released recently by M.I.A. There is also talk of a new album called MATAHDATAH. Rolling Stone article - http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-m-i-a-s-matahdatah-video-featuring-new-track-swords-20150713 Idolator - http://www.idolator.com/7600307/mia-new-album-matahdatah-swords Cool! Here is my friend's song, Aama ... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at xanadistic's blog
Check out "Aama" by Rajan! Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2015 at xanadistic's blog
Those are some insane poses. You should have an option to share this on Twitter.
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M.I.A. is in my latest TIME Magazine (The Year in Pictures issue for 12/30/2013). Here are 3 scans from the magazine ... http://entertainment.time.com/2013/12/04/arts-and-entertainment/slide/top-10-albums/ Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2013 at xanadistic's blog
Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 A Solar Power Success Story By Bryan Walsh The first time I went to see solarcity, I wasn't really going to see SolarCity. It was February 2008, a moment when solar seemed poised to go supernova. I was in the San Francisco Bay Area to visit... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at xanadistic's blog
I made a video on YouTube for M.I.A.'s Amazon.com bonus track to Matangi, "Like It". Universal Music Group, which owns M.I.A.'s label, Interscope, detected the song and threw a copyright ingringement label on my video, which makes YouTube have to mute the song in order to show my video. Therefore,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at xanadistic's blog
I've had a 4shared.com account for years. I used it to store all of my mp3s. A lot of people will ask me on YouTube how they can download Piracy Funds Terrorism, vol. 1. Here is a video that tells you where to go to download the album. You need... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2012 at xanadistic's blog
A message from gays and lesbians in St. Petersburg - a city that I would love to visit, but I not going anywhere near as long as gay people are treated so badly there. http://www.youtube.com/user/AllOutorg Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2012 at xanadistic's blog
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at xanadistic's blog
I just watched Martin Scorsese's "Hugo", and it was pretty good. There was definitely a message about preserving history, preserving old films, and preserving art and creative ideas. Here is the trailer for Hugo ... The theme of Georges Melies and his work dominates the film so I thought I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2012 at xanadistic's blog
I always thought this scene where Cleo McDowell (John Amos) explains the subtle differences between his restaurant, McDowell's, and McDonald's was funny ... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2012 at xanadistic's blog
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Recent international trailer for Prometheus ... Prometheus is the new sci-fi movie from director Ridley Scott, who brought us Alien and Blade Runner (among many other cool movies). His brother, Tony Scott, is also a famous director, who did movies like True Romance. The Alien franchise has been all over... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2012 at xanadistic's blog
Some random James Bond - related pop culture items ... Robbie Williams released a song, "Millenium", in 1999. The song samples the theme song from the James Bond movie, "You Only Live Twice". Nancy Sinatra sang this theme song, but I like the instrumental version ... The "Millenium" video copies... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2012 at xanadistic's blog
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http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/bad-girls/id496889531?i=496889534 M.I.A. - Bad Girls (image from video) Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at xanadistic's blog
I had a dream that I was going to sing this song in some sort of American Idol -tyoe of contest. It was more like a final exam of a college course, though. Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at xanadistic's blog
M.I.A. is featured in not one, but two videos right now. Madonna's heavily promoted "Give Me All Your Luvin'" and the video for M.I.A.'s new single (which first appeard on the Vicki Leekx mixtape), Bad Girls. Watch below ... Madonna - Give Me All Your Luvin' (Featuring M.I.A. and Nicki... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2012 at xanadistic's blog
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I saw this really cool photo (taken by Yasuyoshi Chiba on April 18, 2011) of cherry blossoms blooming in Japan amid all of the aftermath of the earthquake/tsunami disaster ... I got that photo from the BBC's website, but you can find it in several different places by doing a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2011 at xanadistic's blog
Posted Apr 3, 2011 at xanadistic's blog
I watched a movie called Shock today through Netflix. The movie came out around 1977, and it is very similar to Dario Argento's movies because of the time period, the dubbing of English, and the actress, Daria Nicolodi (who starred in several Dario Argento movies, dated and lived with him... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2011 at xanadistic's blog
This is my favorite part of M.I.A.'s Vicki Leekx mixtape ... http://vickileekx.com - download the mixtape for free (it's legal, too!). Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2011 at xanadistic's blog
If you have a VOX blog, you need to transfer it somewhere else because VOX is shutting down. You can move your blog to typepad like I did. My new blog is at http://xanadistic.typepad.com . Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2010 at xanadistic's blog