Don’t Ask Me Why

Cos I’ll tell you before you ask: This video would never have been on my radar at all, except that Cuttledaughter shared a stage with one of the actors (more than once, actually) many years ago. But because of that, I was shown this video a couple of years ago… and recent political events (both in the positive and in the negative) have put this song in my head in recent days. After the fold (and, seriously, some major trigger warnings for all sorts of bigotry): [Read more…]

“Mitch McConnell STFU” (Roy Zimmerman)

I know a thing or two about writing a lot of topical rhyming verse on deadline. Roy Zimmerman is taking it a step further and adding music; his newsletter today (what? You aren’t already receiving it? Sign up!) announces the beginnings of a Song of the Week for each week between now and the general election–34 new songs, 34 new videos by November 8! Below the fold, his first one, taking a quick look at how the GOP judiciary committee is “letting the people decide”. [Read more…]

The Perfect Holiday Gift For Roy Zimmerman?

Ok, I’m not supposed to be online, but I did see something I just had to share. If you are like me (I pity you), you have all of Roy Zimmerman’s CD’s, most of them signed. And you sing along. To all of them but maybe one, because your mouthparts can’t quite move that fast. And speaking of that song, it’s just about the season to give it more play: [Read more…]

Suit. (Ok Alright Ok Alright)

Cuttlecap tip to Kylie, and to RTR-FM (Perth). I got my official pledge drive swag today! I have a card good for discounts all over Perth… which is only a few stone’s throws away from being the exact opposite point on the planet. I have an RTR-FM tote bag (I already proudly wear my RTR-FM t-shirt)! And yes, of course I do listen, though “Breakfast with Barr” and “Morning Magazine” are evening shows for me. [Read more…]