Sherlock Holmes: Jeremy Brett and “A Scandal In Bohemia”

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

A quote and video that displays Jeremy Brett’s charm and skill as Sherlock Holmes, in his very first broadcast episode of the Granada production of Holmes’ adventures.

Quotes from “Traveling Soul: The Life of Curtis Mayfield” by Todd Mayfield and Travis Atria

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Just a few excerpts from Todd Mayfield’s brand-new book on his father, Curtis Mayfield, heavy on the political tip.

Tony Fletcher on The Smiths and “Meat Is Murder”

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Another quote from Tony Fletcher’s excellent book on The Smiths, this time about the song “Meat Is Murder” and vegetarianism.

Review: Sarah Bakewell – “At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others”

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

My review of Sarah Bakewell’s new book, “At the Existentialist Café”, which is mainly about existentialism, making it fun and great in her processes. I give it 5/5, easy.

The story of “Strange Fruit”

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

The history and a bit on the history of the immensely important song “Strange Fruit”.