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HAPPY SONGS FOR DARK TIMES #4: The “HAPPY” Happy Songs

If I was hopeful that the dark times might brighten after the Orange Menace was evicted by the people, well, those hopes look if not dashed, surely bruised and battered on the floor. Homegrown fascism and bigotry have only more … Continue reading

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GETTING KINKY WITH JAKE AND WAYNE

Ed and I originally saw “Kinky Boots” when it was still in previews.  We had treated each other with reciprocal Broadway tickets for Xmas, because we had high hopes for a Harvey Fierstein / Cyndi Lauper musical collaboration.  The performance … Continue reading

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A ROSE BY ANY OTHER SONG WOULD SOUND AS SWEET

It’s June, rose blooming season.  So let’s enjoy some beautiful roses, and since we can’t enjoy their visual splendor accompanied by their sweet smells, we’ll enjoy their sweet sounds in the forms of favorite “Rose” songs from the last hundred … Continue reading

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