I'm reading Gordon Korman's over the top rock story classic "Who Is Bugs Potter" to my long-distance girlfriend. Need reader suggestions for musical accompaniment, as Bugs unknowingly builds himself a frenzied fan base by jamming with his rock idols. Details in the full post - Help!
When it comes to music, Ron Wheeler is damn near a genius. In this entry, Ron shows us the potential of DVD-Audio as Metallica helps him teach his cats not to use his expensive speakers as scratching posts. Bad kitty!
Michael Moore's Farenheit 9/11 brings to mind Lillian Hellman, the Stalinist playright of whom Mary McCarty once said: "Every word [Hellman] writes is a lie, including 'and' and 'the'." It's starting to get noticed on the Left....
Canadian poet Dennis Lee is famous for this children's poems, via books like Alligator Pie. As this poem shows, there's another side to his work
Before Sauron, Middle Earh had its own "Ace in the Hole" episode. Check out the embedded news links... the parallels are substantial.
Cairo correspondent Tarek Heggy's guest column notes: "It is tragic that in this day and age, when the advanced world is concerned with knowledge, development, civil liberties and human rights, we should still be asking the shameful question: Are women equal to men?"
Two and a half hours of beautyjoysoul that was uniquely theirs - and wholly ours, as they played the music only they can play. Your life is a song, art on a different stage. Play the music that only you can play.
If the proportion of hot women at the concert yesterday is any indication, a musician named Ben Harper deserves your attention. As Ben himself puts it: "If you listen close to what you see, you will hear the call." No matter how much gloom & doom the media throws at you.