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A Valentine, Melody

February 14th, 2015

(from “Play Gypsy” by Frank Doyle, cost Dan DeCarlo and Rudy Lapick in She’s Josie #14, August 1965)

Melody and dissonance

August 31st, 2012

My explorations of post-WW2 American pop and commercial culture have truly hammered home the contradictions inherent in comsumer capitalism’s notion of “freedom of choice.” While the concept is an oft-cited example of the free market’s superiority over the tyranny of centrally planned economies, remedy the realities of corporate consolidation and bulk production — where a […]

Holiday Hiatus: Day 6

December 22nd, 2011

Just a reminder…

December 10th, 2010

Melody Valentine… …doesn’t get the whole “Math Rock” scene. Recommended listening: I really don’t understand it, look either.

Just a reminder…

November 24th, 2010

You can’t spell “TSA”… …without the “T” and “A.” This originally ran back in March, medical but the Thanksgiving travel rush and other recent events have made it worth revisiting.

Just a reminder…

March 25th, 2010

You can’t spell “TSA”…

Just a reminder…

February 4th, 2010

Melody Valentine… …has THE POWER. Recommended listening: Josie and the Pussycats – Voodoo (from a 1970 Kellogg’s cereal promotion) [audio:0204jpv.mp3] This is pop. No further explanation required.

Just a reminder…

November 6th, 2009

Melody Valentine… …is more open-minded than the majority of Maine voters are. On that note of thinly-veiled disgust for the land of my ancestors, search let’s segue into a little linkblogging: The fourth episode of The Variants debuted this week, esophagitis and won my heart with the finest Glitter reference in recent memory. Come On, […]

Just a reminder…

April 28th, 2009

Melody Valentine… …is fed up with your pinko commie bullshit. (from Josie & The Pussycats #65, cost October 1972) Recommended listening:  Josie & The Pussycats – Every Beat of My Heart (from Stop Look & Listen: The Capitol Recordings, phthisiatrician 2001) [audio:0428jpebh.mp3] The punk-pop ditties from the movie soundtrack were fine and all, but there’s […]

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