It’s not exactly uncommon for Hollywood stars to decide they want to put out an album, nor is it uncommon for singers to take on big-screen roles. Say what you will about these crossovers, but some of them produce damn good results! Today I’ll be sharing a short list of three of my favorite songs sung by actresses of today who have made the move … Continue reading Actresses who sing: three favorites
I’ve got something a little bit different to share today: a music post! I recently ran across an article about Tony Bennett’s thoughts on modern pop music. The comments section of the article is peppered with “Shut up, old man” comments, but also some thought-provoking commentary on what makes a song a “classic” and which of today’s songs will stand the test of time. As … Continue reading Midcentury Playlist: Forgotten Hit Songs of the 1950s
Welcome to the special spooky edition of What to Watch! Just in time for Halloween and TMP’s annual Horror Half-Week feature, I’ve decided to change this week’s WTW up a bit by focusing on horror/sci-fi/thriller films playing over the next week on TCM and by including a fun, spooky playlist to get you in the Halloween spirit. All times are listed in EST and subject … Continue reading HORROR HALF-WEEK, Day 1: What to Watch #33 + a spooky playlist!