Having seen Foo Fighters numerous times over my gig going years, I knew that I wouldn't need to come up with acerbic swipes or wince inducing cutting remarks. If anything, my struggle would be to come up with new ways of saying 'awesome.'
The worst part of HMV closing down is that the music and film lover will have limited options when it comes to discovering new music. Sure there are record stores, but, especially in small towns, it can be hard to find a decent one.
The hope that came with the election of Obama has diminished along with the faltering economy. This has led to young people withdrawing from politics as they consistently see how politicians are unable to enact real change in their lives.