That falsetto though

Many of my favorite people (musical and otherwise) cite Prince as a huge inspiration. As in, “I based most of my songwriting career off of this artist” and “He changed the face of pop music forever.” Yet somehow, before this week, I had never listened to a full Prince album all the way through. NotContinue reading “That falsetto though”

Happy birthday, Bones!

Sometimes Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner’s tweets are incredibly silly (well, mostly Shatner’s)…but today among the silliness they also paid tribute to DeForest Kelley, which I thought was sweet. . LONG LIVE THE TRIUMVIRATE! . . . . DeForest Kelley was the rare kind of celebrity who was shy, attention-averse, owned a pet turtle, wroteContinue reading “Happy birthday, Bones!”

You’re always the dummy, Pete.

My last few posts have been very wordy. Not that there’s anything wrong with that (to quote Seinfeld)…but I’m here to mix it up a bit with these two photos of Stephen Stills and Peter Tork looking like the same person: Let it not be forgotten that Stephen Stills did in fact try out for theContinue reading “You’re always the dummy, Pete.”

No, that’s all true.

This past week, Alex and I developed an obsession with obtaining the album Rumours. For several reasons: 1. We both separately read the same Reddit thread, which was about albums you can listen to without skipping a single track. In addition to Graceland (I mean, duh), Rumours was at the top of the list. WeContinue reading “No, that’s all true.”

The band leader has a sneaky feeling for the hat check girl

A piece of trivia for Sunday morning: 2014 is the 100th anniversary of Charlie Chaplin in film. His first appearance as the Tramp, 1914 Like everything else in the last century, the film industry has progressed by leaps and bounds in 100 years. Crazy to think that back then, cameramen had to constantly crank theirContinue reading “The band leader has a sneaky feeling for the hat check girl”