I guess I’m about my favorite entertainer.– Ralph Stanley, Still Telling, and Singing, Mountain Tales - NYTimes.com. I also love the line about Tim McGraw not having “a lick of country” in him. I hope the library will have a copy of this book …
Jacques Loussier, “Partita in E Major”...
It’s like they decided to spare us having to breathe in these poisons, but now...– Some Coal Plants Cleanse the Air at the Expense of Waterways - NYTimes.com. Why does it have to be one or the other? Grrr. This is why there’s no such thing as “clean coal”.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-10-11) →
Claudio Arrau (21) Kelly Clarkson (18) Vladimir Horowitz (14) La Oreja de Van Gogh (13) David Gray (9) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
In Today's Viral World, Who Keeps a Civil Tongue?... →
“Completely false allegations incubate in the fringe and jump within days to the mainstream, distorting any debate or progress we can have as a society,” said Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center, which released a report last month noting a rise in the “militia movement” over the past year. “What’s different is that a great deal of this is real fear and...
This is much better than having 30-year-old chorus girls pretending to be 16.– Charles Strouse, composer for “Bye Bye Birdie” on its current revival, 50 Years Older, ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ Is Back in Its Birth Nest - NYTimes.com. I heart the music in “Bye Bye Birdie”, but I missed my chance to be in it. After I switched to a public school for 9th grade,...
Comparing Shakira's "She-Wolf" to MGMT's "Electric...
When I heard “She-Wolf” for the first time in Zumba class on Thursday, the bass line sounded familiar enough to bother me. MGMT vs. Shakira. I’m surprised no one’s made a mashup of the songs yet. Somebody get on that!
How Food Blogs Led to the Demise of 'Gourmet' →
Exactly. newsweek: Jennie Yabroff writes: If the popularity of food blogs is any indication, our current vision of ourselves, as preparers and consumers of meals, is not as kitchen pros who can magically make the complicated look effortless, but as bumbling amateurs who can miraculously pull together a meal that actually tastes good.
Assignment for weekend: think of non-lame...
I already plan to mention “The Amazing Race.” And his new movie with Jemaine C., “Gentlemen Broncos.”
'Parenthood' exclusive: Helen Hunt out! Lauren... →
So, I guess I’ll be watching this show now.