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One of the things that surprised me most about Dr. Horrible was the quality of the music. I knew Joss Whedon had written a musical episode of Buffy The VampireHorrible music is really pretty good

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Easter is here! Aside from the obvious (and vastly more important) message, there are three notable things about church this morning: As a member of the choir, I have to be atHallelujah!

Ever since "Ikea" popped up on one of my Pandora stations months ago, it's been one of my favorites. Every time I hear or see words like "Ikea," "Thor," or "Norsemen"Tuesday TubeWatch: Ikea and Jonathan Coulton

Hallelujah!

Easter is here!

Aside from the obvious (and vastly more important) message, there are three notable things about church this morning:

As a member of the choir, I have to be at both services this morning, which means getting up way earlier than usual. A very generous person provides excellent breakfast foods for the choir between services. I get to sing this twice:

I think that even beats the Hallelujah Chorus in my book.

. . . → Read More: Hallelujah!