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The Four-Way Journal Post: Raphael

Raph was always my favorite of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and I'll tell ya why: Don was a huge nerdy douche with a glorified stick as a weapon (and while he may have owned all ass around town on the original NES game, he was probably one of the least effective fighters in the cartoon or movies); Mike was everyone's favorite, but the surfer-dude schtick got old pretty quick; and Leo always reminded me of one of those bossy asshole jock types who thought he was the shit when really it's a little known fact that he was the second best fighter. Raph was the best and only the true fans know it. That's why his weapons were the smallest: he didn't NEED the huge phallic weapon that the other Turtles needed; Raph just plain kicked ass, hands down. Plus, he had attitude, and even though he was the best, he never made it a big deal; ultimate team player if you ask me. Also, he always had the one-liner ready and zinged out there before any of the other Turtles could blink. Truly on the Peter Venkman level 100%.

As such, I'm devoting this first of four posts simply to the coolest topic of the night: What's Playing On My iTunes Right Now

Playlist: Fucking Cool Songs

Brian Jonestown Massacre - Anenome
Brian Jonestown Massacre - Wisdom
Brian Jonestown Massacre - In My Life
Brian Jonestown Massacre - Swallowtail Live
The Doors - Five To One
The Doors - The Changeling
Frank Zappa - Magdalena
Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere
The Dandy Warhols - It's a Fast Driving Rave-Up With the Dandy Warhols Sixteen Minutes
The Black Crowes - Sometimes Salvation
Big Brother & The Holding Company (Janis Joplin) - Summertime
Ben Harper - Woman In You (live)
Ben Harper - God Fearing Man
Anthony Hamilton - Coming From Where I'm From
Guns N' Roses - Double Talkin' Jive
Guns N' Roses - Locomotive
Interpol - Not Even Jail
Jackson 5 - I Am Love (parts 1 & 2)
Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother (live)
The Jesus & Mary Chain - Snakedriver
Kings of Leon - Soft
The Mars Volta - Asilos Magdalena (no relation to the aforementioned Zappa tune)
Mellowdrone - Fashionably Uninvited
Modest Mouse - Dark Center Of The Universe
Nine Inch Nails - Beside You In Time
Nine Inch Nails - Right Where It Belongs
Nine Inch Nails - Metal
Pearl Jam - Can't Keep (Live At Benaroya)
Radiohead - Paranoid Android
The Rolling Stones - Monkey Man
The Rolling Stones - Moonlight Mile
Toadies - Paper Dress
Wilco - Poor Places
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