My year in books, movies, music, nostalgia, and remorse. Continue reading
Darling, you have truly heard the dog whistles, and your snarling mimicry is superb. Love you!
When I learned (thank you, Dale) that Liquid Sky is now streaming on a service I get, I immediately made time to watch it.
The highest spot in Brooklyn NY is the top of Battle Hill, within the boundaries of Green-Wood Cemetery, but in 1776 it was the site of the Battle of Brooklyn. A history buff may look at this from all sides… Continue reading
Books, movies, albums, concerts, and television series: Five Sets of Five (with links to further information for the curious).
It was the new album by The Beatles, released in the USA on the 2nd day of June in 1967. It was one of the fab four’s most loved and most hated works.
It was not rock music, really, not like its predecessors. Aside from critics, few fans noted how little it rocked.
November 27, 2006, I posted my first YouTube video, titled, We See Lights in the Sky <https://goo.gl/mN1CBl>, which was developed to go with a musical composition called Lola’s Emerald Necklace #2. Its huge video pixels cannot be entirely blamed on the state of video in 2006. At that time, uploading a >2 gigabyte file via consumer internet services was not always reliable, nor would YouTube have accepted such a large file from me. Plus, I liked the big pixels. They reminded me of live television from the ISS, which seemed apropos for this watery, foggy, jittery project. Now there are more than 50 videos in my channel, mostly documenting performances I witnessed. Continue reading