Wednesday, April 30, 2014

2014 Reading List Monthly Update: April

Books Completed in April of 2014:

"The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again" (Andy Warhol) 4-4-14
"Clock Without Hands" (Carson McCullers) 4-5-14
"A Sentimental Novel" (Alain Robbe-Grillet) 4-9-14
"The King in Yellow" (Robert W. Chambers) 4-20-14
"Left Hand" (Paul Curran) 4-21-14
"Dialogues With Silence: Prayers & Drawings" (Thomas Merton) 4-23-14
"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (J.K. Rowling) 4-25-14
"In the Land of Time and Other Fantasy Tales" (Lord Dunsany) 4-28-14
"Paris Spleen" (Charles Baudelaire) 4-29-14

2014 Reading List Total:

1. "Ulysses" (James Joyce) 1-17-14
2. "The Fall of the Towers" (Samuel R. Delany) 1-21-14
3. "The Weaklings (XL)" (Dennis Cooper) 1-22-14
4. "Jerusalem: The Emanation of the Giant Albion" (William Blake) 1-26-14
5. "Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone" (J.K. Rowling) 1-29-14
6. "Sparks-Tastic: Twenty-One Nights With Sparks in London" (Tosh Berman) 2-11-14
7. "Crime and Punishment" (Fyodor Dostoyevsky) 2-15-14
8. "Giovanni's Room" (James Baldwin) 2-16-14
9. "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" (J.K. Rowling) 2-28-13
10. "The Kreutzer Sonata" (Leo Tolstoy) 3-2-14
11. "The Unrest-Cure and Other Stories" (Saki) 3-7-14
12. "The Complete Symphonies of Adolf Hitler & Other Strange Stories" (Reggie Oliver) 3-13-14
13. "Sing Omega" (David Tibet) 3-17-14
14. "The Third Policeman" (Flann O'Brien) 3-26-14
15. "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" (J.K. Rowling) 3-27-14
16. "Blue Nights" (Joan Didion) 3-30-14
17. "The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again" (Andy Warhol) 4-4-14
18. "Clock Without Hands" (Carson McCullers) 4-5-14
19. "A Sentimental Novel" (Alain Robbe-Grillet) 4-9-14
20. "The King in Yellow" (Robert W. Chambers) 4-20-14
21. "Left Hand" (Paul Curran) 4-21-14
22. "Dialogues With Silence: Prayers & Drawings" (Thomas Merton) 4-23-14
23. "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (J.K. Rowling) 4-25-14
24. "In the Land of Time and Other Fantasy Tales" (Lord Dunsany) 4-28-14
25. "Paris Spleen" (Charles Baudelaire) 4-29-14

*= book I have read at least once in the past

Currently Reading:

"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" (J.K. Rowling)

Friday, April 18, 2014

Top 100 albums (not including musicals, soundtracks, greatest hit collections, etc.) alphebetical by act

Adam Lambert: For Your Entertainment (2009)
Add N to (X): Avant Hard (1999)
Aphex Twin: Selected Ambient Works 85–92 (1992)
Aphex Twin: Selected Ambient Works Vol. 2 (1994)
Atari Teenage Riot: 60 Second Wipe Out (1999)
Battery: Aftermath (1998)
Bauhaus: In The Flat Field (1980)
The Beatles: The White Album (1968)
Big Black: Atomizer (1986)
Cher: Closer to the Truth (2013)
Chris & Cosey: Heartbeat (1981)
Chrome: Half Machine Lip Moves (1979)
Clock DVA: Thirst (1981)
Cocteau Twins: Treasure (1984)
Coil: Horse Rotorvator (1986)
Coil: Love’s Secret Domain (1991)
Consumer Electronics: Crowd Pleaser (2009)
Crass: The Feeding of the 5000 (1978)
The Cure: Faith (1981)
Current 93: Dogs Blood Rising (1984)
Current 93: Imperium (1987)
Current 93: Of Ruine or Some Blazing Starre (1994)
Current 93: Black Ships Ate The Sky (2006)
Cut Hands: Black Mamba (2012)
David Bowie: The Next Day (2013)
Dead Can Dance: Dead Can Dance (1984)
Dead Can Dance: Spleen and Ideal (1985)
Dead Can Dance: Aion (1990)
Dead Kennedys: Frankenchrist (1985)
Depeche Mode: Black Celebration (1986)
Einst├╝rzende Neubauten: Halber Mensch (1985)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Brain Salad Surgery (1973)
Jake Bugg: Shangri La (2013)
Joy Division: Unknown Pleasures (1979)
Joy Division: Closer (1980)
Kanye West: Yeezus (2013)
Ke$ha: Warrior (2012)
Keane: Perfect Symmetry (2008)
Lady Gaga: The Fame (2008)
Lady Gaga: Born This Way (2011)
Lady Gaga: Artpop (2013)
Liars: They Were Wrong, So We Drowned (2004)
Madonna: Like a Virgin (1984)
Madonna: Like a Prayer (1989)
Madonna: Hard Candy (2008)
Manic Street Preachers: The Holy Bible (1994)
Maurizio Bianchi: Technology/Technology 2 (1981)
Ministry: Twitch (1986)
Ministry: The Land of Rape & Honey (1988)
Ministry: Animositisomina (2003)
Nico: The Marble Index (1968)
Nine Inch Nails: Pretty Hate Machine (1989)
Nine Inch Nails: The Downward Spiral (1994)
Nine Inch Nails: The Fragile (1999)
Nine Inch Nails: Hesitation Marks (2013)
Nurse With Wound: Merzbild Schwet (1980)
One Direction: Up All Night (2011)
Ornette Coleman: Science Fiction (1971)
Pan Sonic: Aaitopiiri (2001)
Paris Hilton: Paris (2006)
Patti Smith: Horses (1975)
Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
Pink Floyd: The Wall (1979)
The Police: Synchronicity (1983)
Primal Scream: XTRMNTR (2000)
Psychic TV: Dreams Less Sweet (1982)
Public Enemy: Fear of a Black Planet (1990)
Public Image Limited: Second Edition (1980)
The Residents: Third Reich & Roll (1976)
Rilo Kiley: Under the Blacklight (2007)
Scott Walker: The Drift (2006)
Siouxsie: Mantaray (2007)
Siouxsie & the Banshees: The Scream (1978)
Siouxsie & the Banshees: Join Hands (1979)
Siouxsie & the Banshees: A Kiss in the Dreamhouse (1982)
Skinny Puppy: Cleanse Fold and Manipulate (1987)
Slayer: Reign in Blood (1986)
Slayer: South of Heaven (1988)
Soft Cell: This Last Night in Sodom (1984)
Sonic Youth: Daydream Nation (1988)
Sonic Youth: Murray Street (2002)
SPK: Leichenschrei (1982)
Suicide: Suicide (1977)
Suzanne Vega: Suzanne Vega (1985)
Suzanne Vega: Days of the Open Hand (1990)
Suzanne Vega: Nine Objects of Desire (1996)
Swans: Children of God (1987)
Switchblade Symphony: Serpentine Galley (1995)
Talking Heads: Remain in Light (1980)
Tangerine Dream: Exit (1981)
Throbbing Gristle: Second Annual Report (1977)
Throbbing Gristle: Heathen Earth (1980)
Velvet Underground: Velvet Underground and Nico (1967)
Velvet Underground: White Light/White Heat (1968)
Whitehouse: Erector (1981)
Whitehouse: Bird Seed (2003)
Whitehouse: Asceticists 2006 (2006)
Wire: A Bell is a Cup (Until it is Struck) (1988)
Yes: Fragile (1972)
Yes: Close to the Edge (1972)