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Music for The Fault in Our Stars

What has to be the movie of the summer opens up today – The Fault in Our Stars – and I caught an early showing of it last night. * … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · 7 Comments

Guilty Pleasures – Michael McDonald

How does the “shuffle” function on an iPod/iPhone work? You know, it’s that little feature that plays your songs back in random order. I assume other MP3 players have them … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · 4 Comments

A Breakdown of the 2014 Oscar Songs

The 84th Annual Academy Awards are this Sunday and once again I’ve failed to watch ANY of the films nominated for Best Picture. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE movies. … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · 17 Comments

Celebrating Fat with Biscuits and Gravy

For decades, we’ve been taught to believe that saturated fats in food are bad.   Wait, “taught” is a mild understatement.  The point has been hammered into our heads that a … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 21 Comments

Deep Thoughts at a Toad The Wet Sprocket Concert

Two nights ago, the male half of The Blood Sucking Lawyers called with an offer of a free concert ticket for the next night (last night).  Apparently, the female half … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 10 Comments

My Navin R. Johnson Moment

This past Friday, I peeked at my stats and saw a couple hundred hits for my Shoyu Ramen post.  That post was about a month ago, so it getting a … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · 14 Comments

Guilty Pleasures: The Little Mermaid

Theater time again!  For those of you in Michigan, Young People’s Theater is putting on their production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid this weekend.  This time we’re hitting the big … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · 25 Comments

Guilty Pleasures Recycled – Magnet and Steel

Yo!  It’s time for another re-run, this time for a couple reasons.  First, I had this song running through my ahead again earlier this week and it brought me back … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 9 Comments

Guilty Pleasures Recycled – April 20th Edition

Hey fellow hedonists, here’s a recycled post from last year to help you get a head start on the “holiday.”  And don’t forget there’s a special guest post next week … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 6 Comments

Songs that Should’ve Been Nominated for the 2013 Oscars

I’m getting excited again for the 83rd Annual Acadamy Awards next weekend – Sunday, February 24th to be exact. Last week, I gave my reasons for not wanting to see … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · 8 Comments