John Greak Poop ’12

Bare bones version! 2012 was a good year! I turned 38 and further settled into my role of championing everything white dudes in plaid shirts like. Yay! Can’t wait until next year and POOP List 2013: The Status Quo Apologist Strikes Back.



cover of Japandroids - Celebration Rock cover of Sharon Van Etten - Tramp cover of FANG ISLAND – MAJOR
cover of Cheap Girls - Giant Orange cover of Aimee Mann - Charmer cover of Ken Stringfellow - Danzig In The Moonlight
cover of Titus Andronicus - Local Business cover of The Big Pink - Future This cover of Soul Asylum - Delayed Reaction
cover of Taylor Swift - Red cover of Craig Finn - Clear Heart, Full Eyes cover of Rhett Miller - The Dreamer

1. JapandroidsCelebration Rock
2. Sharon Van EttenTramp
3. Fang IslandMajor
4. Cheap GirlsGiant Orange
5. Aimee MannCharmer
6. Ken StringfellowDanzig In The Moonlight
7. Titus AndronicusLocal Business
8. The Big PinkFuture This
9. Soul AsylumDelayed Reaction
10. Taylor SwiftRed
11. Craig FinnClear Heart, Full Eyes
12. Rhett MillerThe Dreamer

Redd KrossStay Away From Downtown; Cheap GirlsIf You Can’t Swim; Guided By VoicesThe Unsinkable Fats Domino; Carly Rae JepsenCall Me Maybe; JapandroidsThe House That Heaven Built; Fang IslandSisterly; Taylor SwiftWe Are Never Ever Getting Back Together; BaronessBack Where I Belong; Rhett MillerPicture This; Craig FinnNew Friend Jesus

1) Moonrise Kingdom; 2) Argo; 3) Lincoln; 4) The Avengers; 5) The Master; 6) The Perks Of Being A Wallflower; 7) Silver Linings Playbook; 8) Ruby Sparks; 9) Pitch Perfect; 10) (Insert any of the critically acclaimed movies I have not seen yet – Django Unchained/Zero Dark Thirty/Amour/The Sessions/Holy Motors – here!)

Aimee Mann @ Bearsville Theater; Saturday Looks Good To Me @ Bar; Archers of Loaf @ The Bowery Ballroom; That Dog @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg; Matthew Sweet @ The Egg; The Shins @ Terminal 5; The Hold Steady @ The Iron Horse; The Hold Steady @ Arch Street Tavern; Wilco @ Ommegang Brewery; The Feelies @ Club Helsinki; Morrissey @ The Palace Theatre Yo La Tengo/The Feelies @ Maxwells; Soul Asylum @ The Bowery Ballroom;

Marva Whitney, George McGovern, Joe Kubert, David Rakoff, Gore Vidal, Bill Doss, Chris Marker, Andrew Sarris, Rodney King, Sally Ride, Jean Giraud, Bob Anderson, Don Cornelius, Mitt Romney’s Political Aspirations,and Gary Carter.

-John Greak