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xoxoxo e · 1Y ago

the artist who fell to earth

I am in shock this morning to hear that one of the icons of my youth is gone. He did a little bit of everything - music, movies, painting - and did it well. RIP David Bowie, you will be miss...
xoxoxo e · 1Y ago

you're a mean one, mr. grinch

Maybe we never really get past our eight year-old selves, as my all-time favorite holiday song still has to be ...It's the perfect combination of fabulous vocals and clever lyrics. "the tree...
xoxoxo e · 1Y ago

god rest ye merry gentlemen

I love the relaxed vibe The Barenaked Ladies and Sarah McLachlan take with this clever combo of two of my favorite traditional carols, "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" and "We Three Kings of Or...
xoxoxo e · 1Y ago

white christmas

I love the film White Christmas and Bing Crosby still has the definitive version of the song, but The Drifters' rendition is my favorite.
xoxoxo e · 1Y ago

when bowie met der bingle

Another of my favorite holiday songs is "Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy," by David Bowie and Bing Crosby. I remember watching this Christmas special, "Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas,...
xoxoxo e · 1Y ago

favorite xmas songs

It's that time of year again, with holiday lights and music piped in everywhere you go. It can be really annoying, but, I have to admit, that they are are more than a few holiday songs that ...
xoxoxo e · 2Y ago

fright nights

Last month I indulged my love of scary movies and held my own, informal spook-a-thon. I am more a fan of atmosphere and dread than blood and gore, which is why the majority of films are more...
xoxoxo e · 2Y ago

crimson peak: gothic, romance, creepy, lush, wonderful ...

Film is a visual medium. Not every movie takes that feature to the absolute, ultimate limit, but Guillermo del Toro's latest, Crimson Peak, does. And then some. Del Toro loves movies and pop...
xoxoxo e · 2Y ago

waking up at the nursing home ...

When I arrived, Mom was sleeping soundly.Victor Mature and Betty Grable were the feature item, in "I Wake Up Screaming."It's film noir, so Elisha Cook, Jr. was on hand too, of course.Happily...
xoxoxo e · 2Y ago

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