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The Trouble with Goats and Sheep

Thank you Adam for yet again writing the review for this book. Why didn’t I do It? I am sorry to say that I didn’t finish reading it! 985 more words

Fiction

Great Rock Albums of 1984: Rodger Hodgson- In the Eye of the Storm

A friend, in 1984, announced that Supertramp had a new album out. I had to inform him that it wasn’t the case. Instead, thanks to the single, “Had a Dream (Sleeping With the Enemy), getting a fair amount of airplay on radio, I could tell him that former Supertramp guitar/vocalist Roger Hodgson had released his first solo album. 556 more words

Music

"Message from Bongo Brown" -in print

I am very pleased that my poem, “Message from Bongo Brown” has been published. I am posting a link to the piece, which is formatted differently over at  756 more words

Poetry

STATION TO STATION (1)

A week from today will mark half-a-century since the day the nation’s stations received the most comprehensive facelift in their history; and, lest we forget, fifty years ago we only had three national radio stations. 1,092 more words

Pop Culture

Why I Can't Stop Watching the Exorcist

Every time I encounter The Exorcist while channel surfing I invariably end up watching all of it.

I can’t help myself.  I’ve always been fascinated with the film, though for largely unconventional reasons. 808 more words

Jim Langcuster

THE GREEN, GREEN GRASS

Woody Allen’s Oscar-winning 2011 fantasy comedy, ‘Midnight in Paris’, features a lead character (played by Owen Wilson) resident in the here and now, whose holiday in the French capital takes a dreamlike turn when he gets lost in the backstreets one evening and finds himself stumbling into the Paris of the 1920s. 1,080 more words

News

LAST CENTURY BOY

From the perspective of one group of individuals, the catalogue of pop cultural catastrophes that shattered the 60s kicked down a door they’d spent years trying (and failing) to prise open. 1,179 more words

Pop Culture