Do you want to be a superstar? :: songs and prose

“Green is the color of my envy, it’s the color of fame; so I’m gonna write it down, gonna scream it out, and I’m never gonna be the same again, again.” As an adolescent girl I would lie on the floor of my room, on my stomach, elbows holding me up, and I would flip…

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Let the World Spin Madly On :: A Playlist

  Let the World Spin Madly On :: Late Saturday Mornings With You :: A Playlist listen here on Spotify The Devil’s Tears :: Angus & Julia Stone Come Away to the Water :: Maroon Five & Rozzi Crane Meet Me By the Water :: Rachel Yamagata Incredible :: Dramarama Super-Connected :: Belly Here Come…

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She Sends Her Regards (working title) :: An excerpt :: Look right through me

An excerpt of the novel I am working on – it is farther into the story from the excerpt I posted before, yet back in time. The story will shift from different significant times in a life, a challenge I am definitely wrestling with, jumps in time are not the easiest things to tie together.…

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London Shover featuring Willy Rothaar at the Hotel Cafe :: April 20, 2013

If you are in the Los Angeles area, or feel like taking a road trip, I urge you to make your way to the Hotel Cafe on April 20 to see London Shover, with Willy Rothaar. I was lucky enough to catch them opening for Tony Lucca last year and have been raving about their…

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They’re no fun at all :: musical flashback

“It really gets to be a drag, when all we really need is love.” Every so often there is a song from my past that I have completely forgotten about, a song that slipped into the ether of put away albums, and never quite part of the quintessential era music. Sometimes we get a aural…

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She calls me Moe, and I call her Daddy-O :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Catherine Brooks “And she can’t live without her radio. She likes to sleep with it turned on, she says that she never sleeps alone.” Dramarama’s Hi-Fi Sci-Fi has been singing in my ear all morning. This album I had once on vinyl, then as a cassette, and later a CD…

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Haven’t you been told? :: video of the day

Poor Leno :: Royksopp “Where you’ll be, I’ll go; where you’ll be, I’ll know; where you’ll be, I’ll find you.”

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I’m all lost in the supermarket :: Two-tune Saturday

“I took her to a supermarket, I don’t know why, but I had to start it somewhere, so it started here.” Common People :: Pulp There is something I find completely zen about supermarkets. Wandering up and down the aisles, pushing the cart in front of me, and slipping into some kind of zone where…

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The 80’s :: the future’s open wide

“I’ll stop the world and melt with you. You’ve seen the difference, and it’s getting better all the time. There’s nothing you and I won’t do. I’ll stop the world and melt with you.” History Lesson:   I Melt With You, and Mtv staple in 1983, is the song that the band Modern English is…

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