It’s been a pretty productive fall for adding to my music collection.
The middle of September, George Thorogood came to town. He did his usual wave to the crowd and went right to the bus. But his manager came over to the 8 or so fans that were there waiting and…Continue
Phil Collins has something in common with Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson. They’re the only three musicians to have sold over 100 million albums as both a solo artist and prominent member of a band.
Collins has a more interesting connection to Paul McCartney. In the 1964 movie “A Hard Day’s Night”....Collins, as a young boy, can be seen as an extra.
I’ve always loved making bets with people. It’s a way to win a little cash if somebody is talking arrogantly about something they know little about; and...well..it’s just fun to gamble. Isn’t it so much more exciting watching a football game when you either have a fantasy football player on a team, or…Continue
I’m a movie critic. I love films. I’m also an autograph collector, that loves memorabilia. Movie memorabilia is my favorite. I own a few interesting things from movies, my favorite being one of the toga outfits from (no, not Animal House), the brilliant Albert Brooks movie Defending Your…Continue
Ethan Hawke is an actor I've always admired. Even in movies I didn't care for -- Training Day (which got him an Oscar nomination), Sinister, and Reality Bites (he does rock the Violent Femmes, though) -- his performances in those films is solid stuff.
I thought Boyhood was good, but overrated. Yet his…Continue