Category Archives: Movies

The Winner Takes It All

The problem they discuss at the beginning of the clip makes me think more of this. Advertisements

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Finally Getting in the Holiday Spirit . . .

Have yourself a merry little Christmas! Or, as Stephen Bloom would counsel me to say, “Happy holidays.”

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I Love America . . .

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In Honor of the Muppets’ Return

Billy and Dad are psyched to see the new Muppet movie. The director, James Bobin, and the main songwriter, Bret McKenzie, are co-creators of Flight of the Conchords. It never occurred to me until I found that out just how … Continue reading

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Food, Music, and a Glass of Wine (and Movies Thereabout)

An often overlooked aspect of experiencing music in the age of recording involves the preparation of food. Myself, I listen to much – if not most – of my music while preparing supper. On a good day, like today when … Continue reading

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No Commercials Before Their Time

This has nothing to do with music, but it’s absolutely hilarious. It’s hard to believe that my first encounter with Orson Welles was through these ads . . .

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Lenny Bruce Is Not Afraid?

It’s Lenny Bruce’s birthday today, I just discovered. I watched this clip, and it made me think again about just how bizarre the late fifties and early sixties were. I recently rewatched Rebel Without a Cause and had a similar … Continue reading

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