Dateline: May 18, 1964 – Paul McCartney is interviewed by David Frost in the full flush of Beatlemania. It’s so funny they were talking about a possible retirement in 2010. who knew that 5 decades later Paul would still be making music and still making fans scream? Thanks for all the music, Paul.
“Thursday (Here’s Why I Did Not Go To Work Today)” has always been one of my favourite Harry Nilsson tunes. It comes from Sandman, a latter day effort. Harry’s voice had never been the same after the John Lennon produced Pussycats during Lennon’s “Lost Weekend.” This was no fault of Lennon’s. Nilsson had hurt hisRead More
During my long career as a professional writer, there have been times that I was on staff and on a publication’s masthead and other times that I freelanced. As a freelancer, I would take just about any job that involved jamming words together. Once I wrote an entire work of fiction for a corporate brochureRead More
Dateline: May 12, 1960 – Elvis Presley, newly returned from the U.S. Army, serving Uncle Sam, makes his first network tee vee appearance with Chairman of the Board, Frank Sinatra: And here is Elvis in his prime, in 1956, with one of his earliest hits: Elvis loved Gospel Music. Listen to his sensitiveRead More
While perusing the Fox News facebook page to see if I liked any of the people it liked, I came across the following that still has me laughing out loud. Unretouched photo captured by author while LOLing You’re welcome.
This one’s almost too easy, folks. If this isn’t the most supremely hypocritical thing Johnny Dollar-Mark Koldys has ever said, you’ll have to prove it to me. Ain’t that rich? Proving that J$ is a fucking hypocrite is like shooting fish in a barrel. When I wrote “Johnny Dollar Has Proven Himself To Be ARead More
Dateline 1970 – The Beatles released “The Long and Winding Road” on this day. It would turn out to be the last single The Beatles ever released in ‘Merka. A month earlier, on April 10th, Paul McCartney, citing “personal, business and musical differences” announced he was leaving The Beatles. Ten days later he released hisRead More
Mitt Romney wearing his “magic underwear.” There’s a lot to dislike about Mitt Romney. However, at the top of the list is the fact that the Etch-A-Sketch candidate has no backbone. This week Mittens threw his own spokesman on security issues under the bus. Richard Grenell was the subject of a Reich Wing Freak OutRead More
The Bonzo Dog Band Happy Birthday to Dennis Cowan, celebrating the big Six Five today. Dennis was bassist for the Bonzo Dog Band, originally The Bonzo Dog Dada Band, then The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, before finally settling on the name everyone knows and loves. The Bonzos, as they are affectionately known among fans,Read More