Nirvana’s Nevermind - In Bloom

July 4, 2017

In 2014, I recorded my thoughts about Nirvana’s Nevermind, song by song, and put them on YouTube.  Now those musings are on iTunes so feast your ears on my thoughts about "In Bloom".

I used my phone to record this and forgot to mute my incoming text beep. At around :40 you hear said beep. D'oh.  

Here’s the breakdown:

-My first time hearing "In Bloom".

-The sometimes tightness of Nirvana

-Seasonal Affective Disorder?

-"Likes to shoot his gun"

-The video

-The PMRC

-"Bruises on the fruit"

 

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Waxing and Waning Nostalgic

June 26, 2017

My friends Mike Polizzi and Steve Goldstein and I discuss growing up in the 80s and 90s.  Throughout the same podcast, we sound both like crotchety old men and forward looking young men. 

 

We discuss:

-Instant gratification

-Video stores

-Waiting on line for concert tickets (not online but on line)

-Buying albums before hearing them

-Sniffing the liner notes and the tactile nature of albums

-Cultural impact of music

-Paying for music

-Searching for new music

-Unlimited access

-Riding bikes

-MTV

-Driving directions

-Remembering phone numbers

-Facebook

-Video games

-Phone and tablet addiction

-Rock bands of the past vs. today’s bands

-Recording music (analog vs. digital)

-Where are the rock protest songs?

-News and clickbait

-Social media time suck

-Social media validation

-Gossip

-Snail mail

-Not missing people because of social media

-The advantage of not seeing people on social media

-Texting and messaging

-Personal relationships

-Looking at your phone

-Going to concerts

-YouTube

-Making movies and music

-Embracing the modern age

 

We were outside so there was a little bit of wind but no breaking wind. . . that we know of.

 

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Check out Steve’s project, Tofumofo, and his album “Songs in the Key of Fuck You” at 

https://tofumofo-nyc.bandcamp.com If you hate your job and commute, this is for you.

 

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Erin the Star Wars Virgin and A New Hope

June 16, 2017

I’m a huge Star Wars fan and have watched the Original Trilogy about ten billion times. Erin doesn’t remember watching A New Hope.  So we watch, and then we review.

Erin is also unique since she began her Star Wars journey with Rogue One as opposed to A New Hope or Episode I.

Stay tuned after the review for clips of our comments during the movie.

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Comments are welcome!

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Wonder Woman Review (contains spoilers)

June 9, 2017

I am joined by Erin, a wonder woman in her own right, to review Wonder Woman.  It won't take a lasso of truth to tell you that this is a spoiler filled review.

We also accidentally kept calling Chris Pine, "Chris Pratt" and I mistakenly called Daryl Hannah, "Daryl Hall".  You'll understand once you listen. 

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The Leftovers Series Finale Review

June 4, 2017

There are MAJOR, MAJOR, MAJOR, SPOILERS ahead.  Do not listen to this until you have watched the episode.

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Alien Covenant

June 3, 2017

Mike Polizzi (https://hypersonictuna.com) and I review Alien Covenant in this SPOILER FILLED EXTRAVAGANZA!

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Song by Song: Nirvana’s Nevermind - Intro and Smells Like Teen Spirit

May 31, 2017

A few years ago I recorded some of my thoughts about each song on Nevermind, song by song.  Now that I'm on iTunes, I figured I'd increase some content!  First up is, what else, Smells Like Teen Spirit.

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Music, Movies, TV and More! Chris Cornell

May 18, 2017

That voice.

My tribute to the late, great, Chris Cornell.

I recorded this a few hours after reading the news so my shock and sadness is evident.

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Music! Movies! TV! More! Love Review

May 16, 2017

In this episode, I give you my take on the first two seasons of the Netflix series, Love.  I describe what I think works and what doesn't.

Enjoy, comment, and subscribe!

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Music, Movies, and Other Stuff: Erin the Star Wars Virgin and Rogue One

May 13, 2017

Erin doesn’t remember the Star Wars movies very much at all.  So what happens when she watches Rogue One for the first time with fresh, adult eyes without the Star Wars experience that most of us have?

 

Feast your ears upon this to find out!

 

You will hear a brief intro, followed by a review and then a bonus section featuring our chatter during the movie.

 

It’s pretty unique to hear the musings of Erin starting her Star Wars  journey with Rogue One as opposed to A New Hope.  I chime in with my thoughts as a huge Star Wars fan and as someone who has already seen Rogue One once before. 

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