Nov 27, 2015
Helen Stays Up Late, Barbara Talks The Talk, Plus A Bevy Of Slow Grinds, Rozsa Gets Furious And A Stringy Swan-Girl Secret Song!
Nov 21, 2015
Nov 14, 2015
Betty & Rays's First Time, Carmen & George Get Into It, Plus Lang Soars And A One To Love Secret Song!
In a world that's lately gone completely mad, I think it's more than the right time for a bit of heart-cleansing levity, or as the inimitable Chuckles the Clown says, "A little song, a little dance, a little seltzer down your pants." And, yes, soul-reviving music. A fool's paradise? Maybe. But I'll take it.
Nov 1, 2015
Oodles Of Fall Fun From Billie and Rita, Plus George Swings, Tipsy Teases And A Swingin' Robotic Secret Song!
Whoopee! There are days when I just want to celebrate, and today is one of them, because an LP that's been out of print for over fifty years has just been gorgeously restored and re-released.
Oct 24, 2015
Oct 15, 2015
Do yourself a favor this Halloween. Once you've returned from your party, parade, bar or hookah lounge, or after you've shoved that last handful of candy into some sticky kid's hand, sit back and watch "Hangover Square," a must-see thriller about a composer played by Laird Cregor who goes mad - bonkers, I tell you, bonkers - and also (possibly) murderous. Plus, it co-stars the inimitable George Sanders who's in full George Sanders bitch-mode:
Oct 3, 2015
Don't you wish you could time-travel to the early 60s? When things were still swingin'? I do, if only to visit the Playboy Club, listen to live music, and hobnob with various singers (notice where his eyes are going?) and movie stars (such a gentleman; he keeps his eyes on her face).
Sep 20, 2015
"My one weakness is leopard print," said the goddess of print.
You can have your twatlight vampires and fifty shades of tacky and whatevs; I'll take Jackie any day. I was first introduced to her at age fifteen while working at a movie theatre as an usher. There was nothing to do while the movie was actually running and Debbie the manager took pity on me. "Here," she said, tossing me her well-worn copy of Chances. "You'll never be bored again." I read it one night. I'm not kidding. I was hooked. But what, you ask, does this have to do with music?