In the masterful “Down,” both Walt and Jesse hit rock bottom. 9.0/10 Continue reading Breaking Bad S2E4: “Down”
Walt walks naked through a supermarket while Jesse gets questioned by the DEA. In other words, a routine episode for Breaking Bad. 8.8/10 Continue reading Breaking Bad S2E3: “Bit by a Dead Bee”
Tuco’s uncle is bound to a wheelchair and can only communicate using a call bell. It’s kinda badass. 9.2/10 Continue reading Breaking Bad S2E2: “Grilled”
A few sentences about “Sonny Rollins and the Big Brass.”
Grade: B+ Continue reading Sonny Rollins and the Big Brass
“Only the Lonely” is Sinatra at his most emotional, passionate, intense and, of course, loneliest.
Grade: A Continue reading Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely
The Breaking Bad season two premiere wastes no time picking up where we left off. 8.8/10 Continue reading Breaking Bad S2E1: “Seven Thirty-Seven”
Elvis Presley expands his sound with horns and R&B.
Grade: A- Continue reading Elvis Presley: King Creole Album Review
One of the greatest big band albums of all time.
Grade: A Continue reading Count Basie: The Atomic Mr. Basie Album Review
Review of John Coltrane’s 1958 LP, “Soultrane.”
Grade: B+ Continue reading John Coltrane – Soultrane
Bo Diddley’s debut defined the raw power of the early rock ‘n’ roll era.
Grade: A Continue reading Bo Diddley Album Review
The last LP recorded before Sonny Rollins’ unexpected four-year hiatus.
Grade: A- Continue reading Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders Album Review
Breaking Bad: Season 1 Review An RV screams down a dusty road in the middle of the desert. The frantic driver is wearing only tighty-whities and a gasmask. After crashing the vehicle into a ditch, the driver grabs a gun … Continue reading Review of Breaking Bad: Season 1