Frank Black -- 'Men In Black'

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.


I chose this one to start our week because I was thinking about a line where he says “I made you a copy, and put it in the mail,” because for some reason I always liked the idea of using the mail system as an unwitting ally to hide things or get things out of trouble, and so on.

You know, like in the third Indiana Jones movie where Indy’s dad sends the grail diary through the mail to keep it safe. I haven’t really had a need to do anything like that yet, but I’m hopeful.

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I always freak out when someone else gives the Pixies/Frank B. some love. A good way to start the day. Here’s one of my favorite Frank songs: