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Sunday, September 16, 2007 

You Will Think Less Of Me After Reading This Post

God help me, I've got a P!nk song in heavy rotation on the ol' iPod. It's called "U + Ur Hand," and this may permanently obliterate my right to comment on music for any number of reasons:

1. It's a dance tune.
2. It's got that groovy new "text-message" typography right there in the title.
3. It's about a chick telling a dude to go jack it and leave her alone.
4. There is no 4.
5. It's P!nk, for chrissakes, a chick who puts punctuation in her name. And I thought Gn'R abbreviating the "and" to "n'" was goofy.

But man, there's something about this tune. I blame my wife; she's all into that Pat Benatar/Billy Idol '80s brassy in-your-face punk/dance hybrid junk, and that's exactly what "U + Ur Hand" is. It's like osmosis crossed with Stockholm Syndrome, man; stuff seeps into your brain and after long enough, you actually convince yourself you like it.

I think I need to go listen to some Cannibal Corpse to cleanse my palate.

Bio

Jay Busbee runs Yahoo! Sports' NASCAR Blog From The Marbles, Atlanta Magazine's Atlanta sports blog Right Down Peachtree, and the Southern sports/humor blog Sports Gone South. He also writes for damn near anybody who'll throw him a buck and a byline, and he's at work on the books The Quiet Dynasty: The History Of The Atlanta Braves' Championship Run (2009, Sports Publishing LLC) and God Is A Bulldog: Georgia, Florida, And The Greatest Play In College Football History (2010, Sports Publishing LLC). Click below for more info on his novels, articles, and comics.
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