Category Archives: Music

Sweetman’s take on the Oscars

I watched the entire Academy Awards show last night so forgiveness please, I’m a little sleep deprived. It was a long show and although I’ve become accustomed to a lot less activity this winter, it was still an epic length … Continue reading

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It’s the little things

I’m back. After nearly a month of silence, I’m back to this beloved blog. It wasn’t a planned hiatus, it was the little things that became bigger things and I hit a writer’s block the size of Montana. Shortly after … Continue reading

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A Few Things

This Ok Go Here It Goes Again music video is one of my all time favorites. My husband played it for me a couple of years ago and I periodically go back to it because I love that it’s singing … Continue reading

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XTC

XTC was one of my favorite bands in the early 1980s and I think Generals and Majors was one of the first videos I saw on MTV. I just love this song and the video. A close second was Senses … Continue reading

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Reality Slaps Hard

I’m not a big fan of Dancing With The Stars, I’ve got limited time and I don’t want to get caught up in an hour of watching semi-famous people dance around…O.K. that’s the partial truth. The whole truth is if … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween! Salem style

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Yes I do love Halloween. It’s such a great day and so far, the PC thugs haven’t yet figured out a way to inclusively suck all the fun out of it by lobbying to change it to something … Continue reading

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A Bit of Sadness on a Beautiful October Day

Although it isn’t a tragedy, it is a sad day today. Paul the Octopus will predict no more. He lived a long and full life. Hatched in a tank with 81,000 bothers and sisters in January 2008, he lived each … Continue reading

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Reasons to be cheerful

Yes, it’s a very good day, as evidenced by the enthusiasm of my good friends Pee Wee in left hand corner and Ian Dury & The Blockheads below. Reasons to be cheerful part 3. 1 2 3 A bit of … Continue reading

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Team Captain! Instructions Followed, Sir!

“All my friends know the Low Rider The Low Rider is a little higer Low Rider drives a little slower Low Rider is a real goer…” War Racer-X Team Captain instructs: “Waste some time here…” Consider it done, Mi Cap-i-tan! … Continue reading

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End of an Era: Liberace Museum closed today

Despite the sunny autumn weather here, it’s a dark day for pop culture. After 31 years of operation, the Liberace Museum will close its doors and lock up for good. Sorry, the chance to cross off that museum on your … Continue reading

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