Archive for 2009/12

The Rising At The Kennedy Center

What kind of crazy fucked up world do we live in where it takes Sting to render the classic version of this Bruce Springsteen song, nearly a decade after it was first released? Mellencamp reworked "Born In The U.S.A." to the point of butchering it.  Loved seeing Kenny Aronoff on the kit, but this was […]

All At Sea

Speaking of Jamie Cullum… I rarely talk on the phone in the car.  Actually, I rarely talk on the phone at all.  It takes too long to get too little information.  But that’s not why I don’t talk in the car.  And it’s not that I’m worried about accidents.  It’s just that my time in […]

Lips Of An Angel

Honey why are you calling me so late?It’s kinda hard to talk right now "Rolling Stone" got one thing right.  They declared Gnarls Barkley’s "Crazy" song of the decade. I remember exactly where I heard it.  I remember coming home and going straight to the computer and stealing it.  (At that point you couldn’t buy […]

Website Of The Year Once upon a time, Perez Hilton ruled the online gossip sphere.  He treaded where no major corporation risked playing.  Because the old farts don’t understand that today we’re interested in people more than events and we just want the facts. If only Perez had realized this.  Amateurs make inroads, professionals dominate.  Perez thought people […]