I'm a professional dabbler, working in music, photography, journalism, cynical musings, and the occasional bit of fiction.
14 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About the Flaming Lips
The Flaming Lips have defied all the odds by not only staying productive for as long as they have, but by consistently upping their game as time passes.
Throwback Thursday: Faith No More’s ‘Midlife Crisis’
Let's throw it back to that one time Faith No More performed "Midlife Crisis" on late night TV in 1993.
Throwback Thursday: Nirvana Wishes You a Merry Christmas
How the heck does Dave Grohl not know 'Joy to the World'?
‘Jingle Bell Rocks!’ Could Be the Best Christmas Movie This Year
Many people whose taste in music is more refined, e.g., your average Diffuser reader, find Christmas music somewhat unbearable.
Smashing Pumpkins Take Over Led Zeppelin-Themed Tea Shop In NYC
The Smashing Pumpkins have a new album coming out tomorrow, but if you're in New York today, you can pick it up a day early.
Plane Carrying U2’s Bono Loses Door Mid-Flight
Somewhere in Europe, a plane's cargo door is lonely.
NOFX’s Fat Mike Teaches One Fan a Lesson About Boundaries
Drunk people often feel comfortable being familiar with people they don't know.
Throwback Thursday: Smashing Pumpkins In Their Prime On MTV In ’93
Opinions vary when it comes to the Smashing Pumpkins' later works, but few rock fans can argue with the awesomeness of 'Siamese Dream.'
Perfect Halloween Playlist (For Communing With the Night)
Halloween is the one night every year when things get weird and everybody's cool with it.
What Does Your Musical Taste Say About Your Intelligence?
A "scientist" used Facebook "likes" and SAT scores to put together a chart implying a correlation between intelligence and musical taste.
Throwback Thursday: Nirvana Live From Krist Novoselic’s Mom’s House
Kurt Cobain loved the walls of Krsto and Maria Novoselic's home so much that he placed the microphone where he could examine the walls while he performed.
Punk Fans Rejoice at Three New Rancid Songs
Where would we be now without the punk outfit Rancid?