Monthly Archives: April 2016


“I was working part time in a five-and-dime My boss was Mr. McGee He told me several times that he didn’t like my kind ‘Cause I was a bit 2 leisurely Seems that I was busy doing something close 2 nothing But different than the day before That’s when I saw her, Ooh, I saw […]

Prince Pants

They were purple and silver, high-waist, with diagonal black shiny buttons. I had them made for me by the partner of the woman who owned Amelia Earhart. They fit me like a glove. I haven’t worn them for a long time and when I tried to put them on recently, I could barely squeeze into […]

Post Pop Depression

The grandfather of punk doesn’t sound as good as the grandfather of funk. Punk is not supposed to get older. The eclectic crowd at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (O’Keefe) showed that punks sometimes get older. There was a sprinkling of younger fans – some of them came to see Josh Homme. It […]

Between the Notes

I love high school movies and Richard Linklater’s “Everybody Wants Some!!” is just a step removed from high school. A snapshot of college life in Texas in 1980, it’s a movie without much gravitas. Baseball jocks drinking, partying, trying to pick up girls and very occasionally playing baseball. Some gross out moments, posturing and talking, […]