||but nontrivial to establish|
||What if nothing to which you are reconciled is really lost?|
||"All I Want for Christmas Is You"
||So this year I made a thing to produce personalized Christmas-music playlists for people who demonstrated potential openness to this concept by listening to Christmas music on their own.|
||We are pulseguns in escape tunnels.|
||"Mad About U"
||Queen of Hearts 6
||I may have taken some very roundabout routes from one place to another.|
||This is one of the many moments in which it seems to me like all love songs are rueful, cognizant that really capturing love requires that you introduce hairline cracks into its soul.|
||Complaining that pop has become too perfect is like complaining that airplanes stay up.|
||This is the part of the year when people indignantly demand to know what the hell "metropopolis" is, and this song by Cappa is some of it.|