Monthly Archives: January 2018

30 Day Song Challenge #30

Day 30: a song that reminds you of yourself. Acda en De Munnik — Als je me morgen ziet The main reason I like Acda en De Munnik so damn much is the words. Thomas Acda has diminutively said that he just puts them it the right order, but in truth, both he and Paul… Read more »

First Lines: The View from the Cheap Seats

The View from the Cheap Seats (ToC) is a collection of the selected non-fiction of Neil Gaiman. It’s a hodge-podge of essays, interviews, book introductions, speeches, and the like. Some of them I had read before, either online or as part of the Neil Gaiman Humble Bundle. What makes this collection work, I guess, is… Read more »

30 Day Song Challenge #29

Day 29: a song you remember from your childhood. Will To Power — Baby I Love Your Way / Freebird Medley (Free Baby) As I said earlier, I wasn’t all that into music as a kid. Apart from the kiddie stuff, I can’t recall much music beyond what my parents forced upon me (and lets… Read more »

30 Day Song Challenge #28

Day 28: a song by an artist whose voice you love. Lana Lane — Symphony of Angels (live in Japan) This live version of “Symphony of Angels” was the last of three bonus tracks tacked onto Queen of the Ocean, the first Lana Lane album I bought, but I was sold long before I reached… Read more »

30 Day Song Challenge #27

Day 27: a song that breaks your heart. Hanson — If Only Last year, I saw Hanson in Paradiso. During “If Only” I nearly lost it completely. Ever since Hanson released it as a single in 2000, it had been one of my go-to songs when I, ever the hopeless romantic, was once again drowning… Read more »