Thursday , September 23 2021

Non-Fiction

Book Review: ‘Nine Nasty Words’ by John McWhorter

Nine Nasty Words

Do you remember George Carlin’s comic routine about the “Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television”? It invaded our consciousness, by way of vinyl record albums, about the same time as Richard Nixon’s reelection to the presidency. Linguist John McWhorter does, and takes us through the history of those …

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Book & Music Reviews: A History of TV’s ‘Ready Steady Go!’ Plus Solomon Burke, Sensational Country Blues Wonders!, Paul Winter, Felix Hatfield

A book documents the history of an influential 1960s British TV music show. Plus, CDs from Solomon Burke, Sensational Country Blues Wonders, Paul Winter, and Felix Hatfield.

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