Funny questions to ask at a speed dating event
12/12/17 Lately I have been thinking about different kinds of lyrics in rock music.
I think one of the great joys of rock music is that lyrics may seem “difficult” or “simple.” Some artists has written songs with rather complicated lyrics.
“Mess Around,” “Lonely Avenue,” “Hallelujah I Love Her So,” and “What’d I Say” were epochal records, new species of life, but their favorite, and the first LP they saved up the money to buy, was 1958’s .
When it became clear it was likely he would win anyway, then it was, you know, up to the voters of Alabama. It won’t hurt among Republicans and other Trump voters.
But I wouldn’t want him to experience the humiliation of Anthony Wiener, to whom he can hardly be compared, except instrumentally.
Here is what I wrote Al Franken the day he announced he would resign: 7 December 2017 Dear Senator Franken, Today at the MSP airport my wife, Jenny, and I talked with the men working the shoeshine stand at Concourse E. They mentioned the times you had patronized their stand, and before you Paul Wellstone, and the conversations you and he had had together in the airport.
We feel great sadness and loss in your resignation. You have asked questions no one else has asked, and refused to accept obfuscation, lies, or evasions in response.
You have done this without self-aggrandizement, and with respect for the body of which you are a part.
You may not be able to figure out all the lyrics to “Memphis Blues Again” in terms of linear narrative, but they all make immediate emotional and metaphorical sense if you don’t , “Nowhere Fast.” 12/09/17 My father (born 1945 and white) said growing up in 1950s New Orleans there was so much local R&B on the radio that, for him and his friends, mainstream rockers like Buddy Holly and Jerry Lee Lewis seemed like marginal figures. Their world was black rock and roll made by blacks.