SmithsGameofThronesMemeFeatured

Listening to The Smiths’ “Is It Really So Strange?” in the shower, I was struck by how many of the lyrics have parallels to scenes or character arcs in Game of Thrones, so this had to happen.

CTEchoes

In the spring of 1986, 4 months after its release, I picked up Cocteau Twins’ Echoes In a Shallow Bay EP at a shop in Jacksonville, FL. Shortly thereafter, in a desperate bid to understand what Liz Fraser might be singing, I forced a friend’s Mexican houseguest (a foreign-exchange student) to listen to “Melonella” and […]

Genius of Water statue, Cincinnati

For my peeps at home and away, here’s a mix of songs that mention Cincinnati, both explicitly and by subtle or casual lyrical reference.

B-52s, rock lobster

Because I suspect the world was lacking this, here’s a brief mix of songs that have the word “lobster” in the lyrics.