better than the best
“He’s the most perfect beagle I’ve ever seen,” said Dr. J. Donald Jones, judge of best in show at the Westminster Dog Show. Apparently, he’s never met this specimen (photos courtesy of idiophonebox).
A random recap of last night’s Grammy Awards ceremony in the somewhat chronological order of a live-blog that I didn’t keep: -Alicia Keys opens the show by duetting with a man whose soul has left his body; later, she would be joined by a man whose body never had a soul. -Carrie Underwood performs with the traveling cast of Stomp! dressed like a “white trash version of...
odds & ends
A few quick notes: -Slightly belated congratulations to old friend Lloyd Thayer, whose music is featured in the film Chronic Town. The film, directed by Tom Hines, was an official selection at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. - First this. Then this. Coming soon, this. Now this? I think that’s enough, Marty. -Even older friend Vinay Sharma is fronting his own band, complete with...
done in no time
I’ve tried to write this post twice now, but I’ve stopped midstream in frustration both times. I was originally prompted by one of the answers and questions from last week’s Jeopardy! online test (link provided by my friend Daniel J. Kabala). My focus was on number 3: Nude Descending A Staricase, No. 2 and Marcel Duchamp’s connection to Bob Dylan (that last part...