Bowie Ballads

Heyyyy everyone! Guess what?
That’s right, I’m back at Yale.  For my senior year. Ah, the inexorable passage of time.

But more exciting- I ordered myself a David Bowie shirt. Finally. It’s been a long time coming.  A really long time coming, given that I’ve been a Bowie fan and singing along to Starman since some time in elementary. Continue reading “Bowie Ballads”

Moves Like Jagger

Rolling Stones songs, arranged into tiers by my personal and subjective idea of their merit.

The Top Tier:
Playing with Fire
Paint it Black
As Tears Go By
Gimme Shelter Continue reading “Moves Like Jagger”

Memory Lane: The Best of The Land Before Time

Why was I thinking about The Land Before Time (henceforth, TLBT) today?
I don’t know.  But I thought I would rank them and provide an argument for each placement.  Now, if my rankings don’t perfectly align with yours you’re wrong please don’t yell at me and tell me that I’ve shit on your childhood or anything like that.

This ranking only lists installments I-VII (The Stone of Cold Fire) because, though I watched one or two or three after that, I generally stopped caring and stopped liking them.  Though The Big Freeze did teach me the word ‘ninny’, which is important.  But I only saw that movie twice, and the second time only because it was the only thing on when I was in the ER waiting room late at night. So you get the idea. Continue reading “Memory Lane: The Best of The Land Before Time”

Sounds of Summer


Some songs strike me as being summery, even beyond the ice cream truck tune and the songs we learned at girl scout camp. Continue reading “Sounds of Summer”