Live: What’s his name? Ringo, Ringo, Ringo… Sure the show essentially sucked but it was Ringo and I saw him again and that’s enough, right? Not to mention, Cliff Cliff Cliff, The first time I’ve seen him in (gasp) 50 years. Oh, and I got a tix to the Replacements in Forest Hills, very near to where I live!
Recorded: Lana Del rey and David Gray own the week, which means I must be a lot more depressed than I thought I was. Bubbling under: a surprisingly good Willie nelson and a surprisingly good Tiesto, and a surprisingly only good the Front Bottoms.
Sports: The Yankees swept the Blue Jays and are still not in first and the England? Well, you have to laugh or you’d burst out crying, wouldn’t you?
Movies: The eagerly awaited “Jersey Boys” was only OK, why the man who starred in “Every Which Way But Loose” thinks it’s immoral to put some fun in the movie of the Four Seasons rise to fame and fortune is a shocker to me.
International News: ISIS , the Sunni militants are battling the Shi’ite government in Iraq and winning.
Local News: A 14 year old boy killed the boy who had bullied him for months while New York fiddled mindlessly. This is such a horrible story it is hard to find the good guys. But the murderers Mom who threw away the cellphone because she sells drugs and thought the cell might have a GPS tracking device is a damn good place to start. Or the Principal who wouldn’t do anything. Or the Police who refused to intervene. You know, there’s enough blame to go round.
simultaneously self-effacing and egomaniacs
essentially a disco remix of “Rocket Man” featuring one of the the UK’s biggest stars…
“I literally really need you to jump up and down”
Friday night might kill us but Thursday evening is a blast
it just isn’t the triumph she needed after six years
an impressive sonic ride.
a high-spirited Post Pandemic anthem
a memorable band who were never better than here
almost Pink Floyd-esque