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Shenandoah

Via my friend (and former shipmate, aboard a houseboat on Portage Bay in Seattle) Emily, Tom Waits and Keith Richards join forces to just kill it on what may be my favorite sea chantey: If you like the sound of … Continue reading

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“Oceans #1,” say Mountain Goats

As readers of my About page will know, this blog takes it’s name from a song by The Mountain Goats on their “Tallahasse” album. Well, yesterday evening I went to see John Darnielle do a solo set at the Columbia … Continue reading

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La Beluga Mariachi

Mariachi Connecticut serenades a beluga whale at the Mystic Aquarium. This video has over 1.2 million views, but it needs more. Watch it, fools. H/T to my friend Arielle for sending this.

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I’m back from the land of the ice and snow…

…of the midnight sun where the hot springs blow… Okay, so I haven’t actually been in Iceland for the past seven weeks, and it wasn’t actually that icy or snowy. I spent a week and a half there, attending the … Continue reading

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Anna Coogan Sings the Blues

For those of you out there with the Sunday blues. Anna Coogan is a friend and fellow fish biologist at the UW, and she has a talent for writing some of those songs that can just wreck you. Anna is … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Biologically Speaking

Another fantastic video from my friend cadamole. Old Irish folk song. I’ve been humming it all day. If you haven’t seen this yet, you owe it to yourself… I wish I could be enjoying the products of some Sacharomyces cerevisiae … Continue reading

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What We Need More Of Is Science

It’s Saturday, and I’m at the office working. Good thing I have MC Hawking to keep me motivated. Via @achewood, from the Achewood theme song fight a few years ago. I might add that if you share this sentiment, you … Continue reading

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Surf Rock Sunday

Raddest of songs, in lamest of videos: Dick Dale playing Misirlou, taken from the 1963 film “A Swingin’ Affair.” The video does not really go where the first fourteen seconds could lead you to believe it would. The filmmakers seemingly … Continue reading

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