Posts tagged "stevie nicks"

Anticipating the Music: from a Stevie Nicks Concert to Friday Night Vespers

Anticipating the Music: from a Stevie Nicks Concert to Friday Night Vespers
“Oh, Vera, I can’t wait to hear that Overture, Tell me about the show!” – Auntie Mame Dennis, Jerry Herman’s Mame A din falls over the audience. A single note pierces the silent din, the overtones sparkling in a pure array of simple fireworks. The spirit of music rises in the air, melting hate and... Read more »

Lindsay Lohan loses finger in boating accident and the world asks, "Who is she, again?"

Lindsay Lohan loses finger in boating accident and the world asks, "Who is she, again?"
This week from the files of I Forgot This Person Existed: everybody’s least-favorite redhead Lindsay Lohan returns for a new entry into the sideshow! The 30-year-old (can I say former?) actress was boating on Sunday morning and, according to People Magazine, lost half of her finger. Lohan posted a picture of her bandaged finger to Snapchat,... Read more »

"All Monsters are TV Execs": American Horror Story and gambling on anticipation

"All Monsters are TV Execs": American Horror Story and gambling on anticipation
For those of us who adore the television sensation that is American Horror Story, the past year has been a whirlwind of anticipation. The FX show, which enters its 6th season in September, has garnered numerous awards for its writers and dedicated stable of actors, including Sarah Paulson, Jessica Lange, Evan Peters, Frances Conroy, and... Read more »
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The particularly pitiful Adele: my opinions on an unhealthy diet of sorrowful songs (and a special announcement!)

The particularly pitiful Adele: my opinions on an unhealthy diet of sorrowful songs (and a special announcement!)
I, like any child of opera, likes a good wallow every now and then. But, like they say, too much of a good thing can be bad. Lurking and screeching in the muck and the mire for too long can stress you out and remind you of the time your girlfriend yelled at you for... Read more »

I'm gonna tell you why modern "commercial" music is shit

I'm gonna tell you why modern "commercial" music is shit
I usually don’t like to be pedantic about these sort of things, but have you listened to the Top 40 stations on the radio lately? Gone are the strings of ELO, the innovative rhythm of Blondie, and the genius of The Beatles. Now we have the confused genre jumper Taylor Swift, the computer-generated talent of... Read more »