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Something for Thursday

I watched the Blue Origin flight yesterday, in which William Shatner joined three others in the very short up-and-back-again space shot yesterday in Jeff Bezos’s interestingly-shaped spacecraft. I have to admit to a certain amount of cynicism as I’ve watched … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

Compilation-arrangements that gather selections from Broadway musicals are a long-time staple of “pops” concerts everywhere, and for good reason: when they are done well, there’s a certain kind of charm to these compilations in their own right. Robert Russell Bennett … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

The fifth episode of the great Carl Sagan show Cosmos is titled “Blues for a Red Planet”. The episode focuses on Mars: a history of the chase for life on Mars, the clash between the fictional Mars (and the one fervently … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

 Autumn is here! And almost like flipping a switch, we went from warm temperatures in the 80s for the last few days to high temps that are unlikely to rise above 70 for the better part of a week. This … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

 In recent times we’ve made various classic rock and 1970s and 1980s hits stations our regular listening when we’re at home hanging out, or when we’re driving about. This is a song I don’t think I’d ever heard much growing … Continue reading

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Something for Friday (the “Oh crap, I’ve been busy as hell and a day off all week” edition)

 Sorry, folks, it’s just been a busy week. Anyway, as part of my mood-listening for writing of late, I’ve been listening to music from Star Trek. Here’s a selection from James Horner’s score to Star Trek III: The Search For … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

 Here is a selection from John Williams’s score to JFK that seems to match my mood regarding the present and future of America. I don’t know, folks. I just don’t know. There is no law of nature that says we have … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

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Something for Thursday

 I know I’ve featured this in the past, but it’s my blog and I can do re-runs if I want! And it seems to me that this past week in particular has left a real need for some real beauty. … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

 There’s something to be said for rock dance anthems that have great tunes, a fantastic beat, amazing rhythm…and, well, if the lyrics make sense I guess that’s a bonus, but let’s be honest: when you’re looking for something to play … Continue reading

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