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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Sunday Drive: Unchained Melody

By some guy in Germany I stumbled upon who has never made a CD but is a truly excellent guitarist:

Friday, August 19, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

Tired Old Queen at the Movies: The Women

Steve Hayes reviews the 1939 comedy, a favorite of your Head Trucker's:
Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford and Roz Russell lead a bevy of MGM beauties in George Cukor's comedy classic The Women. Based on a play by Claire Booth Luce, with a screenplay by Anita Loos, it also stars Paulette Goddard, Joan Fontaine, Marjorie Main, the delightful Mary Boland and an all female cast who deliver some of the wittiest dialogue of the golden age of screen comedies. Gorgeously shot in the MGM tradition, with outrageous costumes by Adrian and a color fashion show that will knock your eyes out, it's a hysterical, bitchy glam fest you don't want to miss!

Catch more fabulous movie reviews at Steve's YouTube Channel.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Sunday Drive: Summer Samba

As performed by the brilliant Peter Nero on his 1967 album Xochimilco:

Friday, August 12, 2016

Waitin' for the Weekend

Nyle DiMarco

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Sunday Drive: Never on Sunday

This instrumental version of the theme from the eponymous film won Don Costa a gold record in 1961:

Friday, August 5, 2016

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Today's Quotes

I. Editorial in the Guardian, speaking of Pope Francis:
When he went to Auschwitz, he showed what he believes religions are really about. He had no words. What was done there went beyond politics: it was an attempt to annihilate all meaning from humanity. In the face of that horror, he prayed in silence, and he asked “for the gift of tears” for himself. That is sometimes the greatest eloquence.

II.  Ghazala Khan, writing in the Washington Post:
Donald Trump has asked why I did not speak at the Democratic convention. He said he would like to hear from me. Here is my answer to Donald Trump: Because without saying a thing, all the world, all America, felt my pain. I am a Gold Star mother. Whoever saw me felt me in their heart. . . .

Donald Trump said he has made a lot of sacrifices. He doesn’t know what the word sacrifice means.

Sunday Drive: Happy Days Are Here Again/Get Happy

Judy and Barbra, broadcast October 6, 1963 - words fail me.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

What's My Line, 11/23/52

Eddie Anderson, the beloved African-American comedian and sidekick of Jack Benny, is the Mystery Guest.

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