The Sopranos changed everything about TV. But that’s old news, you don’t need me to tell you that shit again. Even if you’ve never watched the series, you’re still probably aware of The Sopranos’ massive impact upon modern television and pop … Continue reading Music overheard in the first episode of The Sopranos
The best album from one of the more underrated founders of bebop.
Grade: A Continue reading Al Haig Trio – Al Haig
1954 could be looked at as a turning point for modern music, especially in the realms of jazz and pop. Continue reading The Music of 1954
The Top 10 albums of 1953. Continue reading Top 10 Albums of 1953
Season 21 Episode 4: “Franchise Prequel”
7.9/10 Continue reading South Park S121E4: “Franchise Prequel”
South Park amps up the ridiculousness, getting the show back on track.
8/10 Continue reading South Park S21E3: “Holiday Special”
A clumsy treatise on why the President shouldn’t tweet.
7.3/10 Continue reading South Park S21E2: “Put it Down”
South Park season 21 debuts with a messy episode that doesn’t have much to say.
7.8/10 Continue reading South Park S21E1: “White People Renovating Houses”
Surely, this review of a 1930 American novel is an exercise of futility — what hasn’t been already said about William Faulkner? — but, nevertheless, here is a short, capsule review of As I Lay Dying, one of the greatest books … Continue reading 333-word book reviews: “As I Lay Dying” by William Faulkner
Prince rarely gets personal, but when he does his message is boosted by several dirty jokes. Continue reading Prince changes color; “Blue Light” is red hot
A quick rundown of the classical music of 1953. Continue reading Classical Check-Up – 1953
One of the most pleasurable vocal-jazz albums of all time.
Grade: A Continue reading Black Coffee – Peggy Lee