Blaming Bono

Yes, my Bono-blaming merch is finally here – join the fun* and blame Bono too, I promise you won’t be disappointed. *as measured by the amusing results one gets when they google “Blame Bono” – try it yourself or see below.


For everyone else who still feels stupid and contagious, and remembers vividly when that feeling was exhilaratingly new.   Begin forwarded message: From: Nirvana To: sesaluna Date: Jun22, 2011 6:02:45 AM PDT Subject: HERE WE ARE NOW… 20th ANNIVERSARY OF NIRVANA’S “NEVERMIND” ALBUM CELEBRATED WITH A DELUXE EDITION IN SEPTEMBER Released in September of 1991, […]

Screamo? Really?

While filing last months email messages I came across the below exchange, in which I first learned of the existence of the ‘screamo’ genre… rereading the chain made me smile and got me thinking that I should really get your opinion on subgenres in music today. Two years ago, when applying to become an agent […]

music+moxie updated pages

See the list of links with titles like “Cinematic Fanatic” or “myspace blog 2007” at the top of this site? Those are inks to my pages, which is a ton of fun content (mostly my own) that for one reason or another i’m including  on music+moxie separate from my regular blog posts. New content is […]

Cinematic Fanatic

A sampling of favored snippets gifted from my inner Cinematic Fanatic to yours.  After all, who among us didn’t learn some of life’s lessons or opt to navigate our growing pains via the silver screen – i for one never got a sex talk, i got a private screening of ‘Pretty Woman’ each spring from […]

The Periodic Table Of SEO Ranking Factors

Yes, your band is a brand, period. No, that doesn’t mean you’ve sold out. What does it mean? It means your band exists. So then… When your fans google you or FB-post/Tweet you  or check in on 4square/FB at your show thereby prompting their friends to google you, you want to show up on page […]

Web MD: Choose Your Own Adventure

SPOILERS: Web MD is like a Choose Your Own Adventure book where the ending is always cancer.   In the interest of saving time for my mom and all of the technologically-challenged masses who insist on checking WebMD for every symptom, I’ve created this handy flow-chart. Simply print this out and post it near your […]

You should Date an Illiterate Girl

One of you fine, upstanding readers sent along this link out of concern. Apparently, “Illiterate” has started making a new set of rounds with a modified ending. Quick aside: I’m so tickled any reference to that entertaining read makes you lovely peeps think of me and seek my opinion as a ‘literate girl’ SME. I’m […]

Pulp Fiction – Mrs. Mia Wallace

“I’ll be down in two shakes of a lamb’s tail.” Mia Wallace: Don’t you hate that? Vincent: What? Mia: Uncomfortable silences. Why do we feel it’s necessary to yak about bullshit in order to be comfortable? Vincent: I don’t know. That’s a good question. Mia: That’s when you know you’ve found somebody special. When you […]

ECC’s Fan Collaboration Video WIN

Today ECC released their just-completed fan photo video for a cover of beloved Pixies anthem “Where Is My Mind.” Yep, Your Pics + Our Cover = Great Video. Please watch and share with your friends. I love everything about this video, and not just because Pixies or the song choice or the fact that i […]


A musical culture began to take shape amid the unrest of Great Britain during the mid-1970’s, spreading like wildfire in a drought. With the emergence of bands like the Sex Pistols and the Clash, the punk rock movement sparked a nihilistic ethos and a new sound that would change the imperialist island’s musical landscape forever. […]

An Interview with MTV’s “Teen Wolf” Cast: Jackson and Lydia

In the TEEN WOLF universe, also caught up in Scott’s new supernatural life, are the super-driven duo, our High School Power Couple Lydia Martin (Holland Roden) and her boyfriend Jackson Whittmore (Colton Haynes). What makes TEEN WOLF different than the other genre shows? 
Colton: People like to say that other shows are like the “Romeo & […]

An Interview with MTV’s “Teen Wolf” Main Cast

In MTV’s new dark thriller, scripted series TEEN WOLF, a teen boy’s life is irrevocably complicated with the bite of a werewolf.  While he struggles to adjust to his new physiology, and, um, high school in general, a kind of mentor is revealed to help him navigate his physical transformations through all the phases of the […]