Posted in May 2013

“Hating on” the Catholic Church

“Hating on” the Catholic Church

A friend posted this link on his FB wall and I instantly liked it: I added a short comment, too, but didn’t know the next comment — coming from another person who’s our friend — would have so much hatred that it makes hasty and sweeping generalizations. The following thread now appears below the link … Continue reading

Fire We Make

Fire We Make

“With the fire we make It’s getting hotter and hotter Like a moth to a flame I can’t stay away” They don’t make sweet soul songs like this, anymore. Whoever thought of putting these two soul singers together is a genius. If Robin Thicke and Pharell had the same sexy falsettos that meshed well in … Continue reading

Sexy Are These Blurred Lines

Sexy Are These Blurred Lines

Add the smooth head tone of Pharell Williams to the upper chest tone and sexy falsettos of Robin Thicke,  plus the swagger in TI’s rapping.  Put in a soul train vibe that’s Michael Jackson, T.A.F.K.A.P. (The Artist Formerly Known as Prince) and Marvin Gaye. Collaborations work when two music genres hit it right where it’s … Continue reading

Tori’s Sorta Fairytale

I may not know many a Tori Amos song but I’ve long appreciated the spirit and heart she puts in her compositions. It was enough for me to immediately accept an invitation to attend a Tori Amos Night regularly held here in the Philippines. Renowned local artists like Bayang Barrios and Cynthia Alexander perform their … Continue reading