In times like these, we need the past, because for this one, shining moment in time, it may be the only thing we have total control over.
I abandoned music for podcasts over a year ago. When I am sitting in traffic, it was, and still is, easier to listen to someone talk. I told myself I was learning something, and that I could not listen to music if I was sitting in traffic. If the car was not moving, it just… Continue reading Music and Emotions
I’ve been missing the point of Nirvana for years. They were punk rock in disguise, or not in disguise at all. I was a punk fan and I did not know it. Kurt Cobain and his widow Courtney Love continue to baffle me. Especially Courtney, it seems during every interview she reveals something new. Something… Continue reading Of Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love, and Bobcat Goldthwait
I watched Crossfire Hurricane, the documentary on the Rolling Stones directed by Brett Morgen produced by Mick and Keith, that aired on HBO. I enjoyed it. I can not say it was unbelievably original or even edited well. I did love seeing all the archival film footage. I did learn some things. I finally understood… Continue reading Thoughts After Watching Crossfire Hurricane
I will never understand people who do not have a specific and enduring passion for music. Specific and enduring are the key words in the previous sentence. When I hear “Oh, I like everything,” I question whether they breathe the same air I do, or if they have a heart that beats warm blood in… Continue reading I Like Everything
I don’t remember being Annie for Halloween. Was I? If not, I should have done it. It was my favorite musical. It still is my favorite musical. It was such an important part of my life. I have written about the movie version of the musical before. I just love it! I see this figurine… Continue reading Annie
I thought I would jump on here, really quick, and tell you about my latest adventure at the Drive-In. Kara is sick and sleeping. She went to the doctor today and I think she will be all right, but I can’t help but be worried. She is drinking lots of fuzzy water and reading this… Continue reading Felix Goes to the Movies: Ted