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Ball’s a Droppin’

Christmas specials get all the ballyhoo. I do appreciate the modern ‘hipster” Xmas specials; Annie’s sexual infantalization on Community,  for example. But, for the most part Christmas specials are garbage. 925 more words

American Bandstand

The DOORS - " Crystal Ship / Light My Fire " Live On American Bandstand 1967

This performance footage from American Bandstand was shot in black and white, just under two months from the show’s permanent switch to color. Broadcast in New York on ABC Channel 7 at 1:30pm. 35 more words

MUSIC

Theodor W. Adorno, "On The Fetish-Character In Music And Regression In Listening"

Duhamel calls the movie “a pastime for helots, a diversion for uneducated, wretched, worn-out creatures who are consumed by their worries. . ., a spectacle which requires no concentration and presupposes not intelligence .

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Music

Three That We Used To Dance To (2014)

1. Record player.
2. American Bandstand.
3. Soul Train.
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Blast-
From the past.

Poetry

Throwback Thursday- American Dreams (2002-2005)

In the early 1960’s, Meg Pryor (Brittany Snow) is a good girl in the TV series American Dreams. Bob Dylan said that the times are a changing, and he was right. 121 more words

Throwback Thursday

Happy Birthday Adam Ant

Today is the 60th birthday of Adam Ant.

NAME: Adam Ant
BIRTH DATE: November 3, 1954 (age 60)
EDUCATION: Hornsey College of Art… 753 more words