All 165 of Pink Floyd’s Songs Ranked?!

Impossible to do. Not because I think all of them are great, which they very well may be. But because I basically only know songs from The Wall and Dark Side of the Moon. But Bill Wyman writing for Vulture thinks it’s possible. Anyway, whether you’re into Floyd or not, or into rankings or not, for now this version of “Mother” is my current Floyd favorite… A Sunday Song to Spark the Spirit and Summon the Moves of the Dance #wedontneednoeducationbecauseweareallbloodygeniusestobeginwith Continue reading All 165 of Pink Floyd’s Songs Ranked?!

A Sunday Song to Spark the Spirit and Summon the Moves of the Dance

Time to forget for a moment the madness and mayhem and the apocalyptic fever dreams and just close your eyes and imagine you’re out on the dance floor with the most delectable babe* of your dreams groovin’ it to this new release written and performed by my youngest son and produced by my eldest son… #rockon #likeyourlifedependedonit *non-gender specific Continue reading A Sunday Song to Spark the Spirit and Summon the Moves of the Dance

Regarding That Which Despicable Beings Create

Always a conundrum — what to do with something good created by someone bad.

I mean, take HP Lovecraft for instance. Are horrors authors and readers still praising him so for his early contributions to the genre? Fortunately for me, having read his work long before learning he was such a virulent racist, I find his writing flat and uninteresting and way, way overrated so shunning him to the dustbin of the disgraced is no problemo.

But there are a lot of other types of situations and scenarios out there that can put one in such an unpleasant conundrum…

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We Should Be Dancing… Not Dying

With all the constant blood and violence in this constantly bloody and violent nation of mine, a la yesterday’s insane mass killing after a gun-toting asshole goes off his nutty handle during a routine traffic stop, I hardly feel like getting my groove on.

But get my groove on I must or else I will become completely consumed by the constant blood and violence and do nothing more than wallow in a constant state of misery and fear…

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A Poem Illicit by Cindy Knoke

The popular photographer and poet Cindy Knoke wrote us a poem in response to our ongoing flash fiction contest (which ends at midnight tonight so go vote for your favorite story!). Unfortunately, per the fine print of the contest rules, only flash fiction responses meeting the stated criteria will be accepted. All other responses are to be deleted. Yeah, I get down like that. However, reading Cindy’s poem felt to me like listening to a Tom Waits song and if anyone knows me they know I have a huge man crush on Tom. No way I could abandon her poem to a trash can death. So instead I share it here with you where it can shimmy and shake for all eternity as a special supplement to our weekly Sunday Song to Spark the Spirit and Summon the Moves of the Dance…

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