……..so yesterday out on the highway with my lady and one of her girlfriends, playing a mix-cd that they have on the stereo. TV on the Radio come on and they are waxing enthusiastic and I’m thinking meeehhh! I don’t like the guys voice and it’s not grabbing me. Then today there is a video … Continue reading No dammit I’m right……..
…….Everton’s season entered a crucial phase yesterday without our inspirational midfielder Mikel Arteta, injured after three minutes in the game against Newcastle. A torn cruciate and suddenly what promised to be a engrossing run-in in league and cup is filled with anxiety and doubt…….. Get well Mikkey, see you next season……meanwhile, we regroup, rethink, recharge … Continue reading Nasty, Brutish and Short…..
……I like to pull out old albums I haven’t heard in a while and play them while I cook. How I landed on Sandinista!, the Clash’s six-sided monster from 1982 I don’t know. I swear I haven’t played it since the Reagan administration. I’m struck by how consistent it is, not great, but almost uniformly … Continue reading Sandinista!……….
It’s funny what one remembers, no? I was a kid of six or seven when I first saw this. It’s from 1969, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, taken from Lulu’s show on the BBC. (To Sir With Love was her big hit, then she got a variety show on the telly). I had it filed away … Continue reading The Road to Rock’n’roll Damascus
……..”dickface”. Amazingly, the David Geffen School of Medicine (original article, second last para.) is not impressed. Continue reading giving a whole new meaning to the word……..
Yesterday, walking through the Upper East Side of Manhattan I saw a sign outside an attractive New York brownstone offering “Free Personality Tests!!” and a large poster for “Dianetics”, L. Ron Hubbard’s Scientology bible. I chuckled to myself as I hurried by- Scientology recruiting in one of the most upper scale neighborhoods in America. Quelle … Continue reading Ain’t No Cure For Stupid……………..
………..nothing I’m sure ……there is no possible way this could have turned out badly right???? Continue reading What could possibly go wrong????…..