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Favorite Albums
Morrissey - Viva Hate, Blink182 - Dude Ranch, MxPx - Slowly Going The Way of the Buffalo, Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape, Jimmy Eat World - Clarity, Thrice - The Illusion of Safety, Brand New - Deja Entendu, Say Anything - Is A Real Boy, Jimmy Eat World - Futures, Thrice - Vheissu, Brand New - The Devil and God are Raging Inside Me, The Gaslight Anthem - The '59 Sound, The Horrible Crowes - Elsie, The 1975 - The 1975
Favorite Songs
Brand New - SoCo Amaretto Lime, Something Corporate - Cavanaugh Park, MxPx - Doing Time, Simon & Garfunkel - Sound of Silence, Brand New - Play Crack the Sky, Thrice - Betrayal is a Symptom
Favorite Bands
Too many to list out ... check out my Rdio page for what I'm currently listening to.
Favorite Books
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - Robert Pirsig, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius - Dave Eggers, The Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger, Get Fuzzy (comic strip) - Darby Conley, Calvin and Hobbes (comic strip) - Bill Watterson.
Favorite Movies
LA Confidential, High Fidelity, and a whole bunch more.
Favorite TV Shows
Friends, Arrested Development, Scrubs, Sherlock, Archer, Breaking Bad, Mad Men, and many more.
Personal Note
Hey, yeah, I know the name of this website sucks. I was 15 when I created it, cut me some slack. And while we're at it: I'm not punk, I'm not emo, I'm not hardcore, and I'm not indie. I'm a music fan and that's all I'll ever claim to be.
Biography
I'm Jason Tate and I founded this website. Iím a writer, music enthusiast, web-developer, typography geek, podcaster, and a coffee and beer snob. Sometime around 1996 I created absolutepunk.net -- a music community to discuss underappreciated music I loved. Over the next few years, it got popular. Then it got really popular. The goal of the website was to introduce people to new music and provide a community for people to discuss music that was not often heard in the mainstream. Oh, and for me to whine and moan about things I felt like to a chorus of "why is this news!?" posts. In 2004 I (sold-out and) sold the company to SpinMedia while staying on to consult and manage a variety of other music properties. If you're interested in finding out more about me, check out my blog: chorus.fm. I write there pretty frequently about music, technology, and really anything that comes to mind and doesn't make sense for AP.net. I also do consulting for bands, tech companies, websites, design, and things like that. Interested in working together on a project? Reach out and let's talk.
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04:48 PM on 12/13/09
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Hey Jason, I'm cleaning out the photos on my computer, and I found this picture from a couple years ago. I thought maybe you'd want it for your AP.net scrapbook:

01:20 AM on 09/22/09
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Do you realize your blog has surpassed 1,000,000 views? Insanity!
05:08 PM on 04/28/09
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Thanks for the link, JT.
12:27 PM on 04/25/09
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12:22 PM on 04/25/09
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Jason, how do you connect your AP.net blog updates to your twitter?
05:00 PM on 03/04/09
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** Fixed it though.
03:53 AM on 03/04/09
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Am I crazy or can we no longer edit/delete wall comments left to others? I made a spelling error and I can't fix it!
01:24 AM on 01/05/09
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Hah, I did no such thing. I did delete myself from Facebook though.
02:33 PM on 01/04/09
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Adrian deleted me from Facebook. :(
09:00 PM on 12/13/08
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You should get him.
07:21 PM on 11/11/08
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Dun dun dun!
07:15 PM on 10/16/08
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Holy
04:49 AM on 09/24/08
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Hey Batface. I definitely have been busy with school (final semester - woo!) and many, many women. By the end of December I'll be stress free for a while, but until then I'm going to have my nose to the grindstone.

Looking forward to your puppy? Rowdy Tate!
03:06 AM on 09/24/08
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What's up Spider-Man? Haven't seen you around lately -- been busy?
04:20 PM on 09/19/08
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