A Star Is Born
Mar27

A Star Is Born

I resisted this film for a bit. I always knew I would see it, but it wasn’t jumping out of the screen during movie trailers like other movies have in the past, I knew it was something I’d want to catch up with before the Oscars. Lady Gaga named herself after my favorite band ever, Bradley Cooper hasn’t made a bad movie in about ten years, and between me and you… I really like musicals. Right before the Oscars,...

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The Longshot
Jun07

The Longshot

I went down to Rhode Island with a friend last week to check out Billie Joe Armstrong‘s new side project, The Longshot. I’ve always been the casual Green Day fan that you likely figured I am, with an occasional jump down the pop punk rabbit hole of their catalog when they come out with a new album. I expected this to remind me of past side steps like Box Car Racer or +44 from the Blink-182 guys a few years back. This was...

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The Spotlight: My Summers with The Boss
Apr18

The Spotlight: My Summers with The Boss

Now those memories come back to haunt me  they haunt me like a curse  Is a dream a lie if it don’t come true  Or is it something worse  that sends me down to the river  though I know the river is dry     That sends me down to the river tonight   – Bruce Springsteen, “The River” My first memory of hearing Bruce Springsteen’s music occurred on a late summer evening; darkness reigned outside the window in...

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