Wow. I have some catching up to do.

It’s true that these little web-chains are obnoxious by nature, and you’re probably a better person for cold-shouldering the pass-it-on part. But see, I really *did* think that you were likely to name some cool stuff, and that I would benefit both by learning what I should seek out AND by the coolness of association with your choices. And I feel justified on both counts, your protests notwithstanding.

I only have that first well-known Ben Folds CD, and now the later stuff has come up both here and on the Speedysnail, so perhaps I will have to make the investment.

And the Zutons. They keep coming up, mysteriously, meme-like themselves, those Zutons. …