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Musical Cheese: The Saga Began

This post is in “beta”. I have been trying to work with embedding Mixcloud playlists, and not getting any cooperation. Leaving this accessible for people to offer advice. I am still poking at my resurrected website, trying to update old posts, retrieve dead links, etc. I’ve also had some time sitting at home, remoting in […]

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Movie Time: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Can’t hide it: I’ve been an avid fan of Terry Gilliam’s work since his cutout animations for Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Sometime in the 1980’s, my college roommate Tim and I did a paper on Gilliam’s three latest movies at the time: Time Bandits, Brazil, and The Adventures of Baron Münchhausen. Regrettably, we lost that […]

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Movie Time: 63 Up

Back to my watching “63 Up” as my first exposure to the series. I feel that I’ve not missed a thing: as each subject is introduced as they appeared at age 7, and further details of their lives are filled in by clips from later films. When we catch up to each of them at […]

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Movie Time: Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

Reviewing the movie about beloved “bad” performer Florence Foster Jenkins.

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Woodstock 50: The "Woodstock" Song

So as it turns out, there is no “Woodstock 50” concert. The fact that its last gasp involved moving it to Maryland from upstate New York should have been the last nail in the coffin, but it kept on for a little while before the plug was pulled. As I’m writing this, though, I’m listening […]

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Movie Time: The Banana Splits

Warner Brother Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the Blu-Ray I reviewed in this blog post. The opinions I share are my own. Back in February, there was a news item on various TV and cartoon oriented boards that a movie was in the works featuring the Banana Splits. For anybody under […]

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One-Hit Wonder LP Parade: Sailcat – Motorcycle Mama

Come examine the album that yielded a “One-Hit Wonder”. How does the rest of the LP stack up?

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Who’s Still Around for Woodstock 50?

Updated to note the death of Canned Heat bassist Larry Taylor on August 19, 50 years and a day after his Woodstock appearance. I asked this question on Quora: What acts from the original Woodstock might still be available for the 50th Anniversary festival, in their 1969 lineups?” I got a lot of answers that […]

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Movie Time: Untogether

Once more, I get to expand my “influencer” tag by reviewing a movie. “Untogether” marks the directorial debut of writer Emma Forrest. It opens February 8 at the AMC South Barrington 30, following its premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. The romance follows a couple who fall into bed together, then try to decide […]

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Simple text snippet: What is Lorem Ipsum?

What is Lorem Ipsum? Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but […]