Bands

Just a reminder: Beach House are thieving scumbags.

We’ve talked about this before. But let us NEVER forget!!! In the very early 70s, a lovely, ramshackle folk trio called Tony, Caro and John released a very rare album with this song on it. It’s one of my faves: Decades later, the then up-and-coming band Beach House took that song’s ENTIRE lyrical and melodic […]

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Poetry

Ogden Nash

I think I’ve found my favorite poet of the week!  He’s the author of one of Gene Wilder’s best lines from Charlie & the Chocolate Factory:  “Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker.” Reading his poetry is like giving yourself a warm witty smile.  It’s somewhere in the vein of Shel Silverstein and Dr. Seuss, but much […]

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