So stay and spin :: song of the week

Leaving for a week’s vacation, leaving for Las Vegas. I will be back and posting on Sunday night or Monday morning. Take care and keep the music playing. Heaven or Las Vegas :: Cocteau Twins “Singing on the famous street. I want to love me. Am I just in heaven, or Las Vegas? It’s so…

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Everybody’s got a hungry heart :: favorite movies

Warm Bodies (2013) “Don’t be creepy. Don’t be creepy. Don’t be creepy.” ~ R Trailer “What’s wrong with me?” It is not very often that I will watch a film and immediately lock onto it in a way that makes it certain that it will become, and remain, one of my favorite movies. When it…

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It’s seems so unlikely in this day and age :: video of the day

22 :: Lily Allen “It’s sad but it’s true how society says her life is already over, there’s nothing to do, and there’s nothing to say.”

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You can’t start a fire, worryin’ about your little world falling apart :: song of the day

“Message keeps getting clearer, radios on and I’m moving round the place. I check my look in the mirror, I wanna change my clothes, my hair, my face. Man, I ain’t getting nowhere, just sitting in a dump like this. There’s something happening somewhere, baby I just know that there is.” The evening was cooler…

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You can’t fly away :: songs and poetry

Story Re-Writes (by me) Beneath the surfaces of love, interlocking webs lie, tangled and varied in direction, latching on and letting go. Sometimes the synapse fires, inducing benevolence, belief. At other ends the water leaks in, laced in doubt, as we begin to sink. Miles pass between us, even while sitting side by side, and…

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You should have stayed at home yesterday :: musical sensory recall

“Aha this kiss you give, it’s never ever gonna fade away.” I remember a particular day, sometime in the Summer of 1987, sitting in the backseat of a friend’s car with this song blaring out of the speakers. The beach was just outside the window, though it was still too foggy to see the water.…

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Dirty and sweet, clad in black (oh yeah) :: Under the covers

Bang a Gong (Get It On) :: The Power Station “Well you’re built like a car, you’ve got a hub cap diamond star halo, you’re built like a car, oh yeah.” I never quite knew what a hub cap diamond star halo would look like, or what to make of it at all, but as…

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Do you miss me? :: Two Tune Saturday

Keep Art Alive :: “Sarah’s Secret” :: Art by Jolene Lai Miss Misery :: Elliott Smith “Next door the TV’s flashing, blue frames on the wall, it’s a comedy of errors, you see, it’s about taking a fall. To vanish into oblivion, is easy to do, and I try to be, but you know me,…

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Saw the stars crashing :: video of the day

China Girl :: David Bowie “My little China girl, you shouldn’t mess with me, I’ll ruin everything you are. I’ll give you television. I’ll give you eyes of blue. I’ll give you men who want to rule the world.”

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Coming through the eye of the storm :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Keith P. Rein “We’re two parties, two parties ending. What if you move? What if you hide? There’s only so much you can miss, before we collide.” The stories continue whether we choose to write them, or not, even when we both know it is so far past over.…

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