Category: music

Posted in art & culture music

Hallelujah Elvis

My favorite cover of an Elvis Costello song so far: “The Comedians” by Roy Orbison. Malcolm Gladwell spends the first 10… read more Hallelujah Elvis

Posted in art & culture music

David Bowie

The Venture Brothers is my favorite Bowie-Non-Bowie comedy performance. Kara Eva Schiegl writes a pithy piece on David Bowie as… read more David Bowie

Posted in art & culture music

Are We Still Devo?

Bob Casale’s death has me combing YouTube and the rest of the web for clips and stories about Devo. A… read more Are We Still Devo?

Posted in movies & TV music

Can A Song Save Your Life?

The Thursday after the 4th, they shot scenes for the movie, Can A Song Save Your Life? in my neighborhood…. read more Can A Song Save Your Life?

Posted in art & culture movies & TV music

Ziggy Stardust Turns 40

The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust turned 40 this June. To celebrate, EMI released a remastered version of the original album…. read more Ziggy Stardust Turns 40

Posted in music ohrwurm

Wicked Little Earworm

I know exactly how Hedwig got into my head. It was Wayne County being interviewed in a BBC documentary about… read more Wicked Little Earworm

Posted in community life & career music Rice Daddies

Once in a Lifetime: Ten Years of Telling My 9/11 Story

There’s a curious lyric right after the famous opening lines of the Talking Heads song, “Once In A Lifetime.” Letting… read more Once in a Lifetime: Ten Years of Telling My 9/11 Story

Posted in community education & schooling K2Twelve music

Remembering Sir

Right around the fifth paragraph of Marie Lee’s op-ed in the New York Times To Sir With Love started playing… read more Remembering Sir

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Under the Covers

Girl in a Coma’s Adventures in Coverland is a good covers album. The songs they chose to include work well… read more Under the Covers

Posted in K2Twelve movies & TV music

My Top 5 Educational TV Theme Songs

AM New York ran two highly entertaining and highly distracting (and highly debatable) articles: A timeline of TV theme songs… read more My Top 5 Educational TV Theme Songs