On A Very She & Him Christmas

As many people know, in spite of my infidelic nature, I love Christmas music. I don’t confine myself to the time around the Christmas holidays, either; I’ll listen to a Christmas album in spring or summer just because I feel like it. A few days ago, the Guardian reviewed A Very She & Him Christmas,Continue reading “On A Very She & Him Christmas”

On This Autumn’s Anticipated Albums

In the next two months, there are five albums I’m looking forward to. Actually six, if you count the freebie disc cover-mounted on MOJO each month, but some people wouldn’t. 😉 Let’s take it from the top: New Blood — Peter Gabriel, October 10 Last year Peter Gabriel released a covers album, Scratch My Back.Continue reading “On This Autumn’s Anticipated Albums”

On Zooey Deschanel’s “New Girl”

Last night I watched the first episode of Zooey Deschanel’s new television series, New Girl. I’ve been captivated by Zooey since I saw her in Almost Famous a decade ago where she portrayed Patrick Fugit’s rebellious older sister. While she is a fine musician (see the She & Him albums) and an actress capable ofContinue reading “On Zooey Deschanel’s “New Girl””

On the new Winnie-the-Pooh Movie

This afternoon I went to see Disney’s new Winnie-the-Pooh. This was the first theatrical Pooh movie since 2005’s Pooh’s Heffalump Movie, and it’s Disney’s first traditional cel animation movie in a few years, since The Princess and the Frog. Pooh and I go back a long ways. I don’t know if The Many Adventures ofContinue reading “On the new Winnie-the-Pooh Movie”

On Pooh Anticipations

A really big movie is opening this week. No, not Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part Two. I mean, yes, that’s the movie everyone’s talking about, but that’s not the one that I really really really want to see this weekend. That would be Disney’s new Winnie-the-Pooh. Six years ago I went to seeContinue reading “On Pooh Anticipations”

On Musical Covers Better than the Original

Over the weekend, I acquired an inexpensive 8-gig USB flash drive. Its intended purpose? To become a portable music repository; I could put some of my music collection on the flash drive, and then listen to my library at home or at the office from the portable drive, instead of clogging up hard drives orContinue reading “On Musical Covers Better than the Original”

On a Week-End Round-Up

Another week beginning, another week done to recap. 🙂 Last Sunday, I discovered that former British PM Harold Saxon has declared his candidacy to be President of the United States. My reaction? How does this even work? Not only is Saxon an alien from another planet, but his wife shot and killed him, and hisContinue reading “On a Week-End Round-Up”