It wasn’t ALL bad

A brief moment of synchronicity, early in this shitshow of a year. #FuckYou2016 anyway.


Not only did Prince make a song about my old car [Ed.: Car? Other Ed. : Forget it – he’s rolling.], I found it on youtube right when SNL was broadcasting it on the tribute show so my computer could singalong with the TV.
Yes, I am easily amused, but also in need of those small joys sometimes

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A Version of No

Peter Garrett‘s new solo album is not my favorite. The music sounds a bit like the Oils. At least the sedated Breathe/Capricornia Oils. So there was at least some recognition, some comfort, like my once cool Chuck Taylors that are now retired from public use. The lyrics are where the train tracks hit the proverbial quicksand. WTF, Pete. […]

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The End

Mötley Crüe: The End was tonight. I love Nikki. Tommy is an atomic gerbil on meth. Mick Mars died 10 years ago but refuses to move to the next life. But God damn you, Vince Neil! Here is my 4-word review of Mötley Crüe: The End: VINCE NEIL[‘s] MONITOR TECH*. Vince has a goddam teleprompter. I […]

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Final Destination

WHAT IF… the reason all these iconic artists  that 2016 keeps taking away from us weren’t supposed to die. What if it is Motley Crue’s fault? Stay with me here. In January 2014, the Crue signed a cessation of touring agreement. No more performing as MC after 2015. MC is dead before it’s 2016. the […]

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Good Night, Sweet Prince


I loved you
Prince

You were my first real exposure to funk.  But you were more than that.
Coming from a small midwestern town, you were BATSHITFUCKINGINSANEANDDANGEROUS. Read More

Strangers…

Thank you Sirius First Wave for the shoutout to Chi Tetarton ca. Winter ’85 and “Hot at the Phi Sigs.” Some of TC’s finest work right there. Ask Hank, he’ll tell you.

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What a Not Surprise

Sadly, the worthy deep cuts were not to be. OTOH, I don’t feel so bad about missing it now,  SINCE I’VE SEEN THIS BASIC SHOW. THREE YEARS AGO. They had at least an additional 1/2 hour. Plenty of shoulda woulda coulda to be had.

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For Those About to Rock

[for the last time together], we salute you.

Dear Motley Crue
Sorry I won’t see your exit after all.

Kid: Don’t take a date, take me!
Me: Of course sweetheart!

Later… Read More