Archive for November 2013

The 2013 AMA Winners

The 2013 AMA Winners
This will be short and sweet for those who just want the basic info.  The times following the category indicate how far into the performance the award was presented (for DVR purposes).  According to Wikipedia: The AMAs are determined by a poll of music buyers and the public. The American Music Awards have nominations based... Read more »

Is Spotify killing the music industry?

Is Spotify killing the music industry?
I’ve always been a music junkie, way back from the time I was in kindergarten and received my first transistor radio for my birthday, along with a copy of “Little House on the Prairie.”  Over the years, my medium evolved.  In grade school, I bought my first album (actually double album): the “Grease” soundtrack.  In... Read more »

Lady Gaga on SNL: The Recap

Lady Gaga on SNL: The Recap
Tonight Lady Gaga was both the host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live in the wake of the release of her new album, “ARTPOP.”  Here is a recap of the Gaga-related portions of the show.  I’m rating the skits on a scale of 1 – 10 for funniness.  10 means I wet myself laughing,... Read more »
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Lady Gaga and her friend Mary Jane Holland

Lady Gaga and her friend Mary Jane Holland
Tis the season for new music, and this week brought us Lady Gaga’s “ARTPOP” (all caps, please).  I’ve been listening to it for the past couple days and largely find it to be kind of weird, which is all we can really expect from her at this point.  I guess I had wondered what it... Read more »

What if Eminem was your dad?

What if Eminem was your dad?
Earlier this week, I began listening to the new Eminem album, “The Marshall Mathers LP 2.”  I like Eminem, despite the hard edges; I think he’s very talented and I’m mature enough (a.k.a. old) to not be overly offended by the language and content of his songs.  So I wasn’t necessarily surprised by the harshness... Read more »

Singer Moms and Their Babies

And if you don't know that Beyoncé's baby is Blue Ivy you must have recently been released from a prison that doesn't give you access to E!  I'm fascinated by the hair!
I have babies on the brain right now- I’m a new aunt!  Even though this is my sixth time being an aunt, the youngest one (until two days ago) is in fourth grade, so our whole family is excited to have a new baby.  I decided to combine my excitement about the new family baby... Read more »
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