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Always Good Advice

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Surgeon General's report on smoking with music by: Peggy Lee
Patti Smith
k.d. lang
Carly Simon
Janet Sidel
Julie London
and
Nina Simone
posted by Pudhoho on Jan 18, 2014 - 14 comments

Needs more Colin James

HuffPo presents the worst Canadian album covers [more inside]
posted by TheWhiteSkull on Jul 19, 2013 - 84 comments

Willie and Trigger

A biography of Trigger, Willie Nelson's guitar. [more inside]
posted by mudpuppie on Dec 17, 2012 - 33 comments

Pee Wee Herman Christmas Special

Merry Christmas! Merry Merry Christmas! In 1988, the Writers Guild of America had a strike, the longest in its history, lasting 155 days. The strike had some fallout -- both Moonlighting and Kate and Allie lost audience members due to long hiatuses during the strike, which may have led to their cancellation. And while it generally did not affect children's television, one show, in particular, was hard-hit by the strike: Pee Wee's Playhouse, which had a season of only two episodes, plus a Christmas special. [more inside]
posted by Bunny Ultramod on Dec 14, 2011 - 19 comments

Worrying is praying for what you don't want

I asked what he had in mind, and he explained that he was taking a friend and embarking on a round-the-world trip, from the jungles of Africa to the streets of New York by way of India and Australasia, and planning to record any musicians he could find on the way into his Apple Powerbook, using it as a fully fledged multitrack recording studio. His intention thereby, he claimed, was to create a CD, DVD, and documentary film, all three of which would provide a snapshot of mankind at the turn of the new Millennium, and form a vast multimedia project designed to, as he put it, "celebrate the unity and the diversity of humanity". [more inside]
posted by hippybear on Apr 30, 2011 - 5 comments

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