Walter’s Records

Walter’s records are a character with dialogue on Fringe. I sat down to throw together (and gift myself) a quick iMix of the perfectly chosen music for Walter, but that feature seems to have vanished from iTunes. Although most of the classical pieces are placeholders while I choose my favorite version, here is my still […]

Gleekified music

I walked in the customerless business to two employees singing along with the store’s background music. I don’t know if the music was set for a room filled with chattering customers or the employees were taking a rare moment of down time to have fun with the music cranked up, but the volume made it […]

Doug says:

Doug: “What are you watching?” Me: “Fame.” Doug: “I guess this was our generation’s High School Musical.” Me: “Are you seriously comparing Sir Alan Parker‘s work to a sugar cube dipped in fake chocolate?” Let’s compare. Is this the same style, maturity or quality as this?

Concerts I missed

Several years ago, I posted a list of some of the concerts in my past just so that people could call me old. All the Bonnaroo chatter makes me think about the concerts that I wish I could have attended. So, alphabetically, I wish I could have been in the audience for: Aerosmith Beatles David […]

new OS for Noah

As I drove Noah to his middle school band concert, he talked about the songs he was going to be playing. No. That’s not an accurate description of our conversation. It would be more accurate to say that Noah spoke sheet music slang and I nodded my head while saying “mmhmm.” “So then, during the […]

Valentine’s Day – senior style

Friday afternoon, my father called and asked me if I could fill one of those “music players you put in your pocket” with romantic songs. After telling him it’s called an ipod, I told him it wouldn’t be a problem. Then he clarified that by romantic music, he meant “good stuff like Andy Williams or […]