Friday Five :: Songs about Los Angeles

Songs About Los Angeles For the month of September I will be picking a city to do a Top 5 Songs of Post for the weekly Friday Five theme. To start off with, of course, my hometown, place of my birth, and place I always find myself back in no matter how many times I try to leave, Los Angeles. The city of angels, of broken dreams, of Hollywoodland, of tinsel and stars on the sidewalk, and maps to the stars handed out by the homeless, and of mountains and oceans and palm trees, and yes, really nice weather (except … Continue reading Friday Five :: Songs about Los Angeles

Can’t escape from the things that line our way :: VOTD

All I Want :: Susanna Hoffsfrom the album, Susanna Hoffs All I Want is a cover of the Lightning Seeds song which appears on Susanna Hoffs second released solo album (third recorded, she had an unreleased album that was recorded in 1993 in-between), entitled Susanna Hoffs. The album was released In 1996. Although it received much praise in the media and yielded a minor US hit and a UK hit at # 33 for 2-weeks with All I Want, it still was not a big commercial success. The style of the album was more folk-oriented than her earlier work, a change in … Continue reading Can’t escape from the things that line our way :: VOTD

I close my eyes :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: Marco Zamudio The windby me The blow back of memory whips around me cold winds, fingerless gloves, our words in spiraling smoke rings, my tongue tasting like whiskey, like hand-rolled tobacco, like you, you still lingering in my senses, on my skin, down my throat, windy cities, taxi cab confessions, and airplane pay-to-parks, I wrap the blanket around me now to hide from it, our memories on the wind. You preferred me with stockings, garters, and little else but a cigarette in my hands, I preferred you laughing, forehead wrinkling, your voice sounding like music in … Continue reading I close my eyes :: SOTD

1990 :: The Year In Movies :: Throwback Thursday

Wicked Game :: Chris Isaak with scenes from Wild at Heart 1990 :: The Year In Movies Throwback Thursday Part two of 1990’s Throwback Thursday feature is My Top 10 movies of 1990. The list is made-up of movies I saw at the theater or drive-in, movies that were released in 1990. The list is also comprised of movies that I have re-watched many times after, and for the most part, have as part of my personal movie collection (or plan on adding to). What are some of your favorite movies from 1990? 10. Pretty Woman “People put you down … Continue reading 1990 :: The Year In Movies :: Throwback Thursday