‘Spoonman’: iPod First Anniversary #16

KEY LYRIC: All my friends are Indians All my friends are brown and red, spoonman All my friends are skeletons They beat the rhythm with their bones, spoonman    Album: Soundgarden - 'Superunknown' Year: 1994 Producer: Michael Beinhorn Mixed by: Brendan O'Brien   NOTES:  The biggest single off Superunknown. I always thought the second part of the … Continue reading ‘Spoonman’: iPod First Anniversary #16

21st Century ‘Stand By Me’?

In a role that looks likely to eclipse fellow rocker Steven Adler's appearance in slasher comedy 'Dahmer vs. Gacy' erstwhile Black Label Society/Ozzy axeman Zakk Wylde plays Uncle Jed to title charcter Bones White in late-80s set coming-of-age flick '`Bones.' The movie,  the writing and directorial debut of Frank Pestarino, is described as a "heart-breaking...story [about] four teens growing … Continue reading 21st Century ‘Stand By Me’?

Star Trek: Split Infinitives and Beyond!

I’m a long time Trek fan. More than casual, way short of hardcore.  I know some words in Klingon, a couple of Rules of Acquisition, and that you never wear a red shirt on a road trip.   Everything I learned about Federation history is from the TV shows and movies, not books or comics.   I … Continue reading Star Trek: Split Infinitives and Beyond!