A Potentially Overly-Cryptic Music Quiz Concerning Song Lyrics from the 70s That You May Find Overwhelming But You Know You Want to Try It Because We Are Trivia Geeks and We Live for This Kind of Thing

The challenge is simple: You get 1 point if you can name the song, two points if you can name the song AND the artist. Of course, the scoring system doesn’t really matter, as some of you will rush off to Google and feverishly cheat your way to […]

Past Imperfect – #334

Marceline: “Okay, help me understand why I’m posing like this?” Photographer: “I have no idea. They just give me the assignment and I try to make it happen. Don’t judge.” Marceline: “But what’s my motivation in this scene?” Photographer: “This is not a scene, Sweetie. It’s just a […]

Past Imperfect – #363

Dick: “Now, now, my pet. There’s no reason to be so blue.” Ruby: “But you don’t understand. I really wanted to get that part. I practiced and practiced for at least fifteen minutes!” Dick: “Well, sometimes things just don’t work out. Perhaps it wasn’t meant to be. But […]

Manicured Manliness, Manipulative Machinations and the Misogyny of Referring to a Woman as “Girl” and Not Her Actual Name: Rick Springfield – “Jessie’s Girl”

Note: Recently, the beguiling Marietta at “The Mordant Scribe” posted a whimsical bit inspired by this song. As we chatted in the comments, I confessed that I had once done a review of the associated music video. She promptly ordered me to resuscitate the piece and share it […]

Almost Wordless Wednesday – #7

Here’s another chance for you, dear reader, to hop in the pilot seat and drive the story. This week’s selection is yet another snap from our Spain travels, although in this instance we have crossed the border into Gibraltar. (You know, that place where The Rock Of is.) […]