Archive for 2020/11

All The Nasties 1 I have a scratch in my copy of “Tiny Dancer.” Which was never a hit. Cameron Crowe shot “Tiny Dancer” into the stratosphere with that scene in “Almost Famous,” but you’ve got to know, if you wanted to hear “Tiny Dancer” back then you’d better have purchased the album, “Madman Across the Water,” […]

Uncanny Valley I spent all day Thursday, i.e. Thanksgiving, finishing John Boyne’s book “The Heart’s Invisible Furies”: It’s not new, as a matter of fact it came out in 2017, but it was rated one of the best books of that year and I’m all about research and I discovered it and reserved it at […]

Bruce Hornsby In Relix

“‘What I owe an audience is what I’m most passionate about at the time,’ he says, ‘And if I’m just going through the motions and saying ‘Here’s that one from this year and here’s this one from this year,’ I’m doing a disservice to my audience.’” Are you an artist or an entertainer? “Relix” used […]

L.A. Locks Down

“The new order, which will be in effect until at least Dec. 20, advises residents to stay at  home as much as possible, always wear a covering outside the home, and prohibits all public and private gatherings except for constitutionally-protected church services and protests. What, are they going to pray the virus away? You’ve […]