well it looks like you found me…. thanks for making your way over from sr…sl. i greatly appreciate your comin’ along for the ride (kindly update your favorites/blogroll’s).
so why the new blog? why the new name right?
well, a couple of reasons really:
a) i get board easily
b) stageright…stageleft is kinda cumbersome
c) i’ve always felt an affinity for the phrase atomic pop! (always with the !, ya gotta have the ! otherwise it’s a lil’ pop – and i like big pop’s). if i were to ever open a record store (or start a record label) it would be called atomic pop!
d) i felt somewhat trapped with sr…sl, and wanted to spend more time talking about the things that get me mentally-hard; pop culture (my friend (and reader) stacey is fond of saying that i have a huge file full of completely useless pop-culture information in my brain. more than anyone should have really). as much as sr….sl was completely about me, i felt limited (yes, of course i realize that it was self imposed limits, but limited just the same) with the amount of pop culture stuff i could post there. atomic pop!, will not have that problem.
i should note that this new identity will still talk about all the things i talked about over @ sr…sl; things like james, hair shows, politics, the mind-numbling boredom of my day-to-day. but now i get to start fresh. it’s kinda like buying a new suit, only the outsides have changed, the insides are the same as always.
truth be told, i had wanted to change names for a long-time. it just seemed to work out that i put a bullet in the head of sr…sl at the one-year mark and let atomic pop! rise out of it’s ashes (‘course the bullet just grazed sr…sl, you never know when he might roar back to life).
(did i mention there’d be contests?)
see that underground sign up there at the top? first person to tell me what song the word’s “hi there” appear in receive a copy of the shiny pop-music compliation cd atomic pop! #1 featuring my favorite music! (here’s a hint – it’s from a song that was released in 1986)
ooh, are you excited? i know you are!