Category Archives: Critic’s Corner

This is an area where I can conduct critiques of popular culture, music, film and the arts while being respectful of all rights inherent in intellectual property under the DMCA, the copyright, trademark and patent acts and providing attribution or symbols notifying the reader that the work is copyrighted, trademarked, patented or is trade or business secret. And anyone going beyond “Fair Use” will be liquidated.

LP Review: Graham Central Station and Joe Maize

Yes, the Mambo No. 5  as an instrumental based on the 1950 original by Dámaso Pérez Prado. A Misirlou version was also on this album. This was apparently a demo album on Decca Records cut in 1958. Joe Maize née … Continue reading

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Can Big Data Catch the Mad Pooper?

We were running down by the river today. The morning mist had lifted, but it was till cool. Lots of normal people were on the trail with dogs and children. The light glimmered in golden streaks on the river. My … Continue reading

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Writers: I hate you for making me read your sockdologizing books

I stood majestically before the Writer’s Workshop. The entire crew of shitty writers was (not a typo) there. We had been kicked off campus and now we met in the Novi Korova Milk Bar. Me little droogies were having a … Continue reading

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Baseball will regain its title as America’s Pastime if the Yankees play the Dodgers in the World Series

America is really starting to hate the NFL. I won’t explain why as my readers HATE politics. But the powers that be in baseball ⚾️ (pronounced beisbôl or bay-ees-bôl) want Yankees vs. Dodgers. East Coast vs. West Coast New York vs. … Continue reading

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Fake Hashtags

Hashtags that never existed: #hitlersolesbian #weinsteinsodecent #madoffsohonest #biebersotalented #bayareasofriendly #texassohospitable #brooklynsopolite #bobdylansocoherent #sonicguyssohip #brusselssproutssodelicious #liversotasty #soccersointeresting #füßballsoenjoyable #starwarssonotgay #lordofthefliessuchagoodbook #tokillamockingbirdsooriginal #gillettesoinexpensive #unitedairlinessocustomerfriendly #mcdonaldscoffeesotasty #trumpsoconsistent #hillarysorelevant #broadwaysostraight #divinesodemure #nbasowhite #yachtingsoblack #runningsoenjoyable #adultdiapersoattractive #hotweathersopleasant #redlightssosoothing #searssoviable #smegmasoyummy #realitytvsoawesome #einsteinsostupid #fartinginelevatorssokind #kardashianssointellectual #ojsoinnocent … Continue reading

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Jim Croce’s Greatest Hits and It’s Hard by The Who

I listen to LP’s while I work out 🏋️. I stack two or three and just let them play. I forgot one ☝️ rule of Albums: there are several boring ‘concept’ songs or ‘C’ songs that didn’t even make it onto … Continue reading

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We aren’t quite the good people we think ourselves to be

In our mind’s eye, we are all wonderful, good people. We look down on those who have morally failed. We figure if we have never murdered, raped, robbed, assaulted then we are OK. When I first arrived at my Unit … Continue reading

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