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Archive for February, 2011

…and put on my Givenchy sweatsuit, the grey one with the burgundy trim, and it’s a medium, fit me proper ’cause I’m nice and slim.

Those lyrics from DJ Quik’s, “Tonight” (the second single off of his debut album, Quik Is The Name) cost me more hours of my life than I’d like to imagine. […]


SO Perfect: The New Pornographers – Moves

What a great mix of all things Serial Optimist loves in one music video. Tom Scharpling of “The Best Show on WFMU” got directing duties for The New Pornographers awesome […]

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Interview with the Amazing Eugene Ahn

I heard about Eugene Ahn through a mutual friend of ours, who happens to be a lawyer. Eugene was also a lawyer until he quit to become a full-time rapper. […]

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SO Hot: The Hood Internet – Sprawl of Grass (Arcade Fire vs Blondie)

Arcade Fire’s The Suburbs had a strong new wave sound to it, and The Hood Internet picked up on it; fortunate for us. This is a beautifully fun yet lax […]

The Little People Project

“Abandoning little people on the streets since 2006” is the motto of artist Slinkachu. He creates installations using (you guessed it) little people (toy soldiers, really) to create images both […]


SO List: Top Five PS22 Chorus Performances

If Public School 22 in Staten Island, NY isn’t what Serial Optimist is all about, I don’t know what is. In honor of PS22 performing at the Oscars this year (cue […]


For the Ladies: James Blake

James Blake is going to drive the ladies crazy this year, trust me. He is a crooner. He is a talented songwriter. I’ll let Blake speak for himself. Take a […]