The Weekday Ramble is a daily dose of sports, music, culture, and more from Rambling On founder Erik Ritland. For more information check us out on Reddit, Twitter, Facebook, or at our website.
Friday September 4, 2015
So this is it – my final daily Weekday Ramble for the foreseeable future. I’ll continue the series on a random Tuesday or Friday (or any other day), and maybe by next summer I’ll be ready to do it every day again, but for now harvest season calls.
Our new schedule: Sports Ramble early in the week, Music Ramble (featuring mostly reviews of new music) late in the week, and hopefully a podcast beginning Fridays in October.
To finish up the Weekday Ramble machine here’s a hodge podge of stuff I want to highlight for no real reason. “Goodbye” is a loose theme that I sometimes stick to.
Thanks for reading the Weekday Rambles, everyone. I love and appreciate all of you.
King Harvest has surely come
I chose “King Harvest” because we’re in harvest season now. It's still an important, meaningful time of change.
Goodbye, my love
Let’s get dark
Built around a deceptively simple riff and melody, Gilmour’s warm voice smooths out the rough edges of “Goodbye Blue Sky.”
Nothing like some sloppy wet pizza
Their fun, irreverent, clever humor is in full display on Internet short Bored. The opening segment, Michael Showalter reading a script, Michael Ian Black’s heartfelt version of “Free to Be You and Me,” the pizza guys line, the trio’s show in the park, and David Wain’s tip are all classic bits. It has to be seen to be believed and is not for the faint of heart…
Erik Ritland is a writer and musician from St. Paul, Minnesota. His blog and podcast Rambling On features commentary on music, sports, culture, and more. He was also Lead Staff Writer for Minnesota culture blog Curious North. Support Erik's music via his Patreon account, reach him via email, or find him on Facebook and Twitter.