I would like to follow my title by saying “and you’re laughing like you’ve never laughed before!” but having read the Maniaks’ three Showcase tryout issues, I wasn’t. I doubt …
If I were capable of feeling shame, this might be my guilty pleasure, but there’s no guilt involved. I like musicals. It’s just a damn shame that I can’t sing or dance, because I’d love to be in musical theater. I often listen to musicals at work, sometimes old classics like Camelot or Chicago, sometimes more obscure works like Threepenny Opera, or recent shows like Something Rotten, and every so often I go looking for stuff I didn’t know existed. Some of it is on the odd side.
Every once in a while, I do some navel-gazing, so let’s go!
I guess it’s just a musical weekend with the Gregs here at the Junk Shop.
The Unsung examines works of popular culture that are critically acclaimed but not popular, popular but not critically acclaimed, or neither. Today, let’s check out the weirder music of Phil Collins!
Dr. Mabuse vs. my Colonoscopy is not, to date, the title of any film in the Mabuse series. But my colonoscopy did clash with my plans to review the 1960s …
One of my favorite movies from the 1980s is “To Live and Die in L.A.” I recently re-watched it – but also read the novel upon which the movie is based for the first time, and again began listening to the film’s outstanding soundtrack.