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Something for Thursday

Oh, let’s change it up a little this week. No music, but a clip of stand-up comedy. Here, John Mulaney tells the story of the greatest meal he’s ever had…and at no point does he tell us what he ate. … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

This would have been last week’s selection. I heard this song on a YouTube video, and I found myself liking it a great deal. I honestly don’t know much at all about the artist. Sometimes that’s the best kind of … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

I had a song picked out for today, but I’m going to save that one. Instead, this seems appropriate for a certain bit of news. This country ain’t done yet, folks!

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Something for Thursday

I really like ABBA, and I do not apologize for this. Jeff Tweedy, though–singer and guitarist for Wilco–once upon a time did not like ABBA, but he got better. I am currently reading Tweedy’s book World Within a Song: Music that Changed … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

Once in a while I get on a kick where I listen to this song a lot. What do the lyrics mean? I have no idea. Who cares! Here are The Killers with “Human”.

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Something for Thursday

Two hundred years and two days ago, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor was heard for the first time, in Vienna. The bulk of this post is what I wrote about this symphony three-and-a-half years ago, and the performance … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

There was news this week on the TRON front: Jeff Bridges is returning to the franchise for the third film that is apparently getting made soon. I’m a longtime TRON fan, all the way back to the original film in 1982, and … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

The other day may or may not have been William Shakespeare’s birthday. Seems as good a reason as ever to listen to some Shakespeare-inspired music!  

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Something for Thursday

We recently watched The Holiday, a rom-com written and directed by Nancy Meyers, and we liked it a great deal, despite our inability to quite buy into the idea that both Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz are lovelorn women with zero luck in … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

In honor of Monday’s eclipse….  

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