Posts Tagged ‘V Festival 2008’

NAScum Blog Roundup Never Accepted Money from Frannie or Freddy Mac, but Would Love Some of that Sweet, Sweet Bailout Cash

September 24, 2008

Politics:
McCain suspends campaign, wants to delay Friday’s debate until bailout bill is passed– This has nothing to do with the fact that McCain is trailing in the polls, has no clear economic message, and hasn’t devoted even a 1/16 the time Obama has to debate prep. No. It has nothing to do with that [Crooks and Liars]

Bush to Address Nation to Push Bailout – Well, this is sure to restore Investor confidence. [CNN]

 

McCain’s Embattled Campaign Manager Skips Lunch With Reporters – Everyday, the McCain campaign’s relationship with the media seems more and more like a messy divorce proceeding.  [Talking Points Memo]

 

Music:

Obama to release Yes We Can campaign soundtrack – What better way to shake your “celebrity” image than have a whole bunch of elitist, arugula eating, musicians record a soundtrack for your campaign! [Paste Magazine]

 

V Festival 2008: Amy Winehouse And The Verve Return – Everyday, Amy Winehouse looks more and more like Richard Ashcroft, so it’s only appropriate they’re both performing at V Festival 2008. [Gigwise]

 

Weezer Kicks off North American Tour – America yawns. [Spin]

NYC:
MP3 Experiment 5 New York Details – Improv Anywhere somehow makes improv less annoying than usual with their 5thAnnual MP3 Experiment. [Improv Everywhere]

On a $52 Shirt, a Hardscrabble Name – J Crew is apparently now courting poor hipsters in “hardscrabble” Bushwick. [New York Times]