AT SOME POINT IN YOUR CAREER, THE SITUATION BETWEEN YOU AND THE CAMERA REVERSES. FOR A CERTAIN NUMBER OF YEARS, YOU COURT IT AND YOU NEED IT, BUT ULTIMATELY, IT NEEDS YOU MORE, AND IT’S A BIT LIKE A RELATIONSHIP. THE MINUTE THAT HAPPENS, IT TURNS YOU OFF…AND IT DOES FEEL LIKE IT IS TAKING SOMETHING FROM YOU. — GEORGE MICHAEL, QUOTED IN GAY STAR NEWS Continue reading George Michael on Fame
(Disclosure: This post underwent minor revisions shortly after 2:00 p.m. PDT on Monday, March 25, 2019.) As human beings, we suffer from an innate tendency to jump to conclusions, to judge people too quickly, and to pronounce them failures or heroes without due consideration. — Prince Charles You may not recognize the name in the bold print above this post. To be honest, I don’t either. Sarah Jones has written a first rate opinion piece, though. It appears on MSN’s site, via New York Magazine’s Intelligencer. Please click the link to read her comments on why Americans expected too much from Robert … Continue reading Wise, Brass Tacks Commentary by Sarah Jones
MY FRIENDS HAVE TRIED FOR YEARS TO GET THROUGH TO ME, AND I’M FINALLY FACING REALITY: PLAYING A KAZOO WELL REQUIRES MORE MUSICAL TALENT THAN I WILL EVER HAVE. Continue reading I Coulda Been a Musician. Or, Not.